Briefing: Labor’s plan to address petrol prices in regional Australia

Labor has championed the cause of Australian consumers, but a lack of action from the Liberal-National Government has left regional Australians paying over the mark in many vital, day to day expenses. Two years ago, in 2016, Bill Shorten made the commitment that a Labor government would give Australia’s competition watchdog an independent market studies … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s plan to address petrol prices in regional Australia

Briefing: Labor will end the war on science

BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG SENATOR KIM CARR SHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH SENATOR FOR VICTORIA A SHORTEN LABOR GOVERNMENT WILL END THE WAR ON SCIENCE    A Shorten Labor Government will end the Liberals’ war on … Continue reading Briefing: Labor will end the war on science

Briefing: Labor’s plan to lower power prices, cut pollution, boost renewables and create more jobs.

Australia is in an energy crisis under the Liberals. Power bills are out of control, pollution is rising and the Liberals haven’t been able to agree on a policy amongst themselves. Scott Morrison and the Liberals are divided and out of touch on energy and climate change. Scott Morrison supports privatising electricity assets and he … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s plan to lower power prices, cut pollution, boost renewables and create more jobs.

Briefing: Labor will tackle multinational tax dodgers

THE HON. BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS & ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG ANDREW LEIGH MP SHADOW ASSISTANT TREASURER SHADOW MINISTER FOR COMPETITION AND PRODUCTIVITY SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE IN SERVICES SHADOW MINISTER FOR CHARITIES AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS MEMBER FOR FENNER LABOR WILL TACKLE MULTINATIONAL TAX … Continue reading Briefing: Labor will tackle multinational tax dodgers

Policy

HEADLINES: FAIR GO ACTION PLAN FOR AUSTRALIA A Shorten Labor Government will:  Fix our schools and hospitals. Restore funding cut by the Liberals and Nationals, to ensure every community has quality public schools and hospitals.  Ease pressure on family budgets. End the Medicare freeze and give tax breaks to workers, not the top end of town.  Stand … Continue reading Policy

Briefing: Forests

Downloads Briefing (A4 x 4) Summary (A5 single) Labor positions on current forests and forestry related issues Since 2011 the Liberal National Government has in NSW has done more to harm koalas than save them, including: Introducing land clearing laws that could see eight million hectares of core koala habitat destroyed; Signing off on clearing codes … Continue reading Briefing: Forests