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KEEPING WAGES LOW IS A DELIBERATE DESIGN OF THIS LIBERAL GOVERNMENT

March 08, 2019

Mathias Cormann on Sky News this morning revealed the Liberals are the party for keeping your wages low.

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DODGY BUILDERS UNDER A SPOTLIGHT

March 07, 2019

Dodgy building firms who deliberately avoid paying workers will be forced to face the consequences of their actions under a Shorten Labor Government.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC RN DRIVE THURSDAY, 7 MARCH 2019

March 07, 2019

SUBJECT/S: Living Wage; ACTU rallies; Energy Policy.

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NATIONAL ACCOUNTS SHOW WAGES GROWTH WEAK UNDER MORRISON

March 06, 2019

Today’s National Accounts figures show real wages continue to go backwards under the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison government

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC BRISBANE - DRIVE WITH STEVE AUSTIN TUESDAY, 26 FEBRUARY 2019

February 26, 2019

SUBJECTS: Adani; Sub-contractor pay; Labour hire; Temporary visas.

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TRADIE PAY GUARANTEE

February 26, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will protect sub-contractors working on Government projects from being left unpaid when dodgy businesses go bust through the implementation of the Tradie Pay Guarantee.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST