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CONDOLENCE MOTION: BOB HAWKE

July 04, 2019

I rise to extend my condolences to Bob Hawke's wife, Blanche, and his children, extended family and friends.

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AI AND FUTURE OF WORK MUST FOCUS ON QUALITY JOBS

June 28, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and rapid advancements in technology will have a profound impact on our society and economy and requires a bipartisan response.

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LIBERAL GOVERNMENT PASSES THE BUCK ON BUILDING SAFETY AND INSURANCE ISSUES

June 26, 2019

A PWC report released today shows that flammable cladding related issues are damaging the construction industry and yet the government continues to shirk its responsibility.

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UNDER LIBERAL GOVERNMENT, LATE PAYMENTS CAUSING SMALL BUSINESSES FINANCIAL PAIN

June 25, 2019

A report released today by software company Xero, ‘Paying the Price: the economic impact of big businesses paying Australian small businesses late’, raises the concern that the Liberals are not doing enough to support small businesses.

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ECONOMY AND FUTURE WORKFORCE AT RISK UNDER LACKLUSTRE LIBERALS

June 18, 2019

The Australian National Outlook 2019, released by the CSIRO today, shows the Liberals have no plan for Australia’s economic future.

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LAZY LIBERALS’ COMPLETE INACTION ON FUTURE OF WORK

June 12, 2019

A report released today by Deloitte Access Economics, The Path to Prosperity, exposes the Liberals’ complete absence of a plan for the future of work for Australians.

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