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E&OE TRANSCRIPT CANBERRA DOORSTOP (1)

April 19, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Registered Organisations; The Government’s Wasteful Special Sitting.

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TURNBULL TRASHING TRIBUNAL RISKS MORE LIVES

April 19, 2016

In the dead of the night, the Abbott-Turnbull Government has gagged debate and abolished the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT), setting a deeply disturbing precedent for the concept of an independent umpire and safety on our roads.

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GOVERNMENT ABCC BILL REJECTED YET AGAIN

April 18, 2016

The Abbott-Turnbull Government’s lame, ill-founded excuse for going to an early double-dissolution election has been defeated in the Senate yet again.

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GOVERNMENT CAN’T GET ITS LIES STRAIGHT

April 18, 2016

In Question Time today, the Leader of Government Business, Christopher Pyne, completely contradicted the Prime Minister’s claim about productivity in the building and construction industry during the life of the former Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC).

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT SKY NEWS AUSTRALIAN AGENDA MELBOURNE 

April 18, 2016

SUBJECT/S: QLD Nickel; IR Legislation; Royal Commission Into Banks; Road Safety; Dysfunction in the Liberal Party.

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LIBERALS WANT TO CUT WORKERS’ FAIR ENTITLEMENTS GUARANTEE

April 16, 2016

Labor calls on the Abbott-Turnbull Government to commit to maintaining the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) scheme, which it sought to significantly cut in the 2014-15 Budget.  

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST