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MALCOLM TURNBULL MUST URGENTLY ACT TO SUPPORT QLD NICKEL WORKERS

April 13, 2016

Labor has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calling on him to ensure workers at Queensland Nickel are paid their entitlements expeditiously, following the recommendation from administrators to liquidate the company.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS TO THE POINT MELBOURNE

April 11, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Royal Commission into financial services; very fast rail; Malcolm Turnbull’s reckless, arrogant decision to make our roads less safe

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW MONDAY, 11 APRIL 2016 ABC CAPITAL HILL

April 11, 2016

​SUBJECT/S: Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.

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TURNBULL TRASHES INDEPENDENT TRIBUNAL (1)

April 11, 2016

Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed he will abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT), an independent body established to improve road safety for all road users and conditions of employment for truck drivers.

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FED COURT RULING CALLS INTO QUESTION EXCESSIVE POWERS OF ABCC

April 07, 2016

The Federal Court has ruled that the Fair Work Building Inspectorate’s (FWBI) legal action against the CFMEU was an “abuse of process”, calling into question the Government’s push for even greater coercive powers under the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC).

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP TOWNSVILLE 

April 07, 2016

SUBJECT/S: QLD Nickel; Penalty Rates. 

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