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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST ACT ON ASBESTOS SAFETY

August 04, 2016

More evidence has emerged from an independent review by Swedish firm KHG Border Services that backs Labor’s calls for the Turnbull Liberal Government to immediately act on the illegal importation of asbestos.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW SKY NEWS AM AGENDA 

August 02, 2016

SUBJECT/S: NT Juvenile Detention Royal Commission; Indigenous Recognition; Kevin Rudd’s UN bid. 

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST SUPPORT WOOLWORTHS WORKERS THROUGH JOBS PLAN

July 25, 2016

Today’s reports that Woolworths will be providing for 500 redundancies exposes the Turnbull Government’s complete lack of a jobs plan for Australian workers.  

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SHADOW MINISTRY APPOINTMENT

July 23, 2016

I am pleased and honoured to be re-appointed to Labor's Shadow Ministry today in the Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio. 

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT

July 22, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Penalty rates; Reshuffle; Seat of Herbert. 

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LIBERALS MUST PAY BACK STOLEN TAXPAYER FUNDING

July 19, 2016

Labor is calling on the Prime Minister to immediately direct the Victorian Liberal Party to disclose full details of former State Director Damien Mantach’s fraud against the Commonwealth, following today’s sentencing.

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