Blog: Labor’s response to the Banking Industry Royal Commission

TOUGHER, FAIRER, FASTER - LABOR’S RESPONSE TO THE BANKING ROYAL COMMISSION A Shorten Labor Government will act faster and go further in standing up for victims of banking misconduct. Labor fought for the Banking Royal Commission – unlike Scott Morrison and the Liberals who voted against the Royal Commission 26 times, called it a “populist … Continue reading Blog: Labor’s response to the Banking Industry Royal Commission

News Release: McCormack insults the mid-north coast’s unemployed.

MCCORMACK INSULTS THE MID-NORTH COAST'S UNEMPLOYED Unemployed people in Port, Coffs, Kempsey and on the mid-north coast should pick up the phone and call the National Party today asking where they can start work tomorrow. The Leader of the National Party and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack today told Parliament in Question Time: “If you … Continue reading News Release: McCormack insults the mid-north coast’s unemployed.

News Release: The Coffs Harbour Bypass cover-up continues

THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS COVER-UP CONTINUES The NSW National Party candidate for the state seat of Coffs Harbour, Gurmesh Singh, last night made two key statements at the Coffs Harbour Bypass Action Group candidates’ forum. These statements require immediate clarification from the federal government. First, Mr Singh confirmed what was in the leaked draft media … Continue reading News Release: The Coffs Harbour Bypass cover-up continues

Briefing: Capital Gains Tax and negative gearing

For most young families in Australia, the dream of purchasing and owning their own home is almost completely out of reach. Working and middle-class families are increasingly being priced out of the housing market. Ownership rates for young people aged 25-34 have spiralled downwards in recent years from 60% to 48%. Young people are being … Continue reading Briefing: Capital Gains Tax and negative gearing

News Release: Coffs Harbour Bypass Version 2.0

COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS - VERSION 2.0 Today’s announcement on the Coffs Harbour Bypass is a humiliating and embarrassing backdown by the federal and state Liberal-National Party governments. The National Party has been shamed into today’s announcement. The National Party botched this; mislead the people; divided the community; caused much anger and again delayed this critical … Continue reading News Release: Coffs Harbour Bypass Version 2.0