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NO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE FOR GOVERNMENT’S OWN STAFF  

March 09, 2016

Malcolm Turnbull’s claim that he cares about women and working families has been exposed for the lie it is by news that domestic violence leave provisions are being stripped away from working parents.

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CASH DEMONSTRATES DISREGARD FOR AUSTRALIAN JOBS ON Q&A

March 09, 2016

The Abbott-Turnbull Government’s disregard for Australian workers was reinforced by its Employment Minister, Senator Cash, last night when she failed to support sacked Australian seafarers.

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TIME FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO STOP ITS ATTACK ON WOMEN’S PAY

March 09, 2016

Things are getting worse for women at work because of the Abbott-Turnbull Liberal Government’s anti-worker agenda.

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LIBERALS’ CHAOS & CONFUSION SKYROCKETS ON DEAL OR NO DEAL WITH GREENS PARTY

March 07, 2016

Education Minister Simon Birmingham has escalated confusion within Liberal Party ranks about its dirty deal with Greens Party on ABCC legislation by suggesting this morning that no deal has been entered into.

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LIBERAL LEADERSHIP SPLIT ON DEAL OR NO DEAL WITH GREENS PARTY

March 07, 2016

Confusion within Liberal Party ranks about its dirty deal with Greens Party on ABCC legislation has hit farcical levels this morning with the Government's Leader in the Senate, Senator George Brandis and the Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate, Senator Mitch Fifield, at complete odds with one and another on Sunday morning television.

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GREENS DUPED AGAIN : THIS TIME ON ABCC

March 05, 2016

The Greens Party has been duped again into a dud deal with the Liberal Government determined to keep its Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) Bill as a trigger for a double-dissolution election.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST