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E&OE TRANSCRIPT ABC NEWS RADIO WEDNESDAY, 1 JUNE 2016

June 01, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Minimum wage; Wage growth; Worker Exploitation.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS AM AGENDA PERTH

May 25, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Costings; Nova retirement.

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TIME FOR DI NATALE TO COME CLEAN ON EMPLOYMENT OF WORKERS

May 25, 2016

Richard Di Natale must deliver on his promise to release all documents relating to the employment of young workers in his home.  

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LABOR WILL CLEAN UP POLITICAL DONATIONS

May 24, 2016

A Shorten Labor Government will restore integrity to Australia’s political donation system by lowering the thresholds for disclosure and banning foreign and anonymous donations.  

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS ‘TO THE POINT’ SYDNEY

May 20, 2016

SUBJECT/S: David Feeney; Jobs Figures; Penalty rates; Worker Exploitation.

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WAGES HIT ROCK BOTTOM UNDER TURNBULL GOVERNMENT

May 19, 2016

For a Government campaigning on a plan for jobs and growth, today we see its economic plan in tatters with wages growth falling to its lowest level on record and in the opposite direction of their own heroic Budget forecasts.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST