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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT JOBS PLAN: ALL BUBBLE, NO THOUGHT

October 05, 2016

The Turnbull Government should focus on creating a jobs plan rather than coming up with new ways to make life tougher for young Australian jobseekers.

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST SUPPORT PAID FAMILY VIOLENCE LEAVE

October 04, 2016

Labor welcomes the ACTU’s involvement in the development of an international convention that addresses the impact domestic and family violence has in the workplace.

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OPINION PIECE - A HEALTHY WAGE

September 30, 2016

I’m a Saints fan.   We had a big second half to the year, but we didn’t make the finals. Unlike Hawthorn fans who are still licking their most recent wound (the only one they’ve had in recent memory), I’ve had time to come to terms with this and will be enjoying the long weekend like many others.   I’m sure you, like me, have had your plans for this long weekend in train for a while, whether you have...

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT SKY NEWS INTERVIEW PVO NEWS DAY

September 30, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Penalty Rates; CUB Dispute; Unemployment.

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LABOR FOCUSES ON LOCAL JOBS FOR WORKERS IN COWAN

September 28, 2016

Today in Wangara, the Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Brendan O’Connor, joined the Member for Cowan, Dr Anne Aly, to talk with workers, employers and apprentices about local jobs, the challenges facing workers today and the jobs of the future.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC 720 PERTH DRIVE

September 28, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Youth unemployment; backpacker tax, under-employment; job security; jobs of the future.

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