Briefing: Labor will make sure the minimum wage is a living wage

LABOR WILL MAKE SURE THE MINIMUM WAGE IS A LIVING WAGE    A Shorten Labor Government will reverse cuts to penalty rates, boost wages for workers and ensure that the minimum wage is a living wage – fixing the law so that the Fair Work Commission has the tools to deliver a living wage for Australia’s low-paid … Continue reading Briefing: Labor will make sure the minimum wage is a living wage

Briefing: Labor to provide timely boost to housing market.

LABOR TO PROVIDE TIMELY BOOST TO HOUSING MARKET A vote for a Shorten Labor Government is the only way to guarantee Australians have a government that prioritises housing affordability, puts first home buyers on more of a level playing field with property investors, and reforms an overly generous property tax system in a way that … Continue reading Briefing: Labor to provide timely boost to housing market.

Briefing: Labor’s plan to create a cleaner Australia

LABOR’S PLAN TO CREATE A CLEANER AUSTRALIA   A Shorten Labor Government will make Australia a world leader in tackling plastic use and boosting recycling – investing $290 million to cut waste and handing on a cleaner Australia for the next generation.   Labor will protect our vulnerable wildlife and reduce the amount of waste … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s plan to create a cleaner Australia

Briefing: Labor small business policy

LABOR LAUNCHES ITS PLAN FOR SMALL BUSINESS Labor has today launched its official Small Business policy handbook “Standing up for Small Business.” Through active consultation and engagement, Labor knows there are many challenges facing established and emerging small businesses in this country, and we are committed to enabling and encouraging their success. A Shorten Labor … Continue reading Briefing: Labor small business policy

News: Labor unveils comprehensive plan to rebuild National Parks in NSW and establish the Great Koala National Park on the mid-north and Coffs coasts.

LABOR UNVEILS COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO REBUILD NATIONAL PARKS IN NSW Deputy Labor Leader Penny Sharpe today announced Labor’s plan to rebuild the National Parks estate of NSW and repair the damage to the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) that has occurred after eight years of cuts and neglect by the Liberals and Nationals. Labor’s … Continue reading News: Labor unveils comprehensive plan to rebuild National Parks in NSW and establish the Great Koala National Park on the mid-north and Coffs coasts.

Blog: Letter to Bill Shorten on the environment

14 March 2019 The Hon. Bill Shorten MP Leader, Federal Parliamentary Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition Parliament House CANBERRA ACT 2600 Hello Bill, Greetings from Cowper where I can report the people of Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie, Kempsey and the mid-north coast are very enthusiastic about your vision and plan for Australia and … Continue reading Blog: Letter to Bill Shorten on the environment

Briefing: Federal and NSW Labor on dairy

Monday, 18 February 2019 LABOR ACTS: FAIR GO FOR FRESH FOOD AND DAIRY A Daley Labor Government elected in March will stamp out unfair practices in fresh food and dairy to give farmers and producers a fair go. Daley Labor’s announcement comes in response to two parliamentary inquiries and calls by organisations such as Dairy … Continue reading Briefing: Federal and NSW Labor on dairy

Briefing: Labor to put Aussie hotels back in control

LABOR TO PUT AUSSIE HOTELS BACK IN CONTROL   Local accommodation providers will have greater control of their own businesses under a Shorten Labor Government, making small businesses more competitive and reducing the price of a weekend away.   If elected, Labor would ensure that Australia’s accommodation providers would have the ability to set their … Continue reading Briefing: Labor to put Aussie hotels back in control