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BUSINESS CONFIDENCE AND CONDITIONS FALL

September 10, 2019

Business confidence and conditions have deteriorated again under the Morrison Government, according to the NAB Monthly Business Survey for August 2019, with a decline in business conditions across industries.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT MANUFACTURING FUND INSULT

September 06, 2019

Labor welcomes the Morrison Government’s announcement of funding to support local Australian manufacturers; however $50 million is an insult to the industry after slashing $4 billion in research and development (R&D) tax incentives.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP DARWIN MONDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 2019

September 02, 2019

SUBJECTS: Darwin Small Business Roundtable; Newstart; Condolences to Melanie Tyndall’s family and friends.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW DARWIN MIX 104.9 WITH KATIE WOOLF FRIDAY, 30 AUGUST 2019

August 30, 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s Small Business Listening Tour in Darwin; Tamil asylum seeker family lands in Darwin; Run with Dad.

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GOVERNMENT’S TIN EAR ON ISSUES FACING UNEMPLOYED AND UNDEREMPLOYED

August 28, 2019

The Government has once again stooped to attacking job seekers, rather than coming up with a jobs plan for Australians looking for any work or more work.

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CONSTRUCTION WORK FALLS AMIDST A STRUGGLING INDUSTRY

August 28, 2019

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today shows signs of weakness in the construction industry and yet the Morrison Government has no plan whatsoever to deal with the significant structural issues facing the industry.

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