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NEW REPORT SHOWS NEED FOR INDIGENOUS JUSTICE TARGETS AND JUSTICE REINVESTMENT

April 01, 2016

The release of a new report from the Australian Red Cross highlights the urgent need for serious action to reduce Indigenous incarceration and support for alternative justice approaches.

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HOSPITALITY WAGES UNDER THREAT FROM ABBOTT-TURNBULL GOVERNMENT

March 31, 2016

Hospitality workers are being grossly underpaid according to reports today, yet the Abbott-Turnbull Government continues its attack on the wages and conditions of workers, particularly in this industry.  

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TURNBULL’S OFFER TO NEGOTIATE ENDS WITHOUT ANY NEGOTIATIONS

March 31, 2016

Malcolm Turnbull has just presided over the shortest negotiation period ever, with reports he has already quashed suggested crossbench amendments to the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) legislation.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP  MELBOURNE

March 29, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Angus Taylor; ABCC. 

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT SKY NEWS AM AGENDA MELBOURNE

March 29, 2016

SUBJECT/S: ABCC; Liberals’ cuts to hospitals.

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TURNBULL SETS THE STANDARD THAT DONATIONS SHOULD HAVE BEEN DISCLOSED

March 25, 2016

This afternoon, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appeared with Arthur Sinodinos and was asked about the NSW Electoral Commission’s decision to withhold $4.4 million from the Liberal Party.

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