Briefing: Drought policy

Story: ABC   PUTTING DROUGHT POLICY REFORM BACK ON TRACK A Shorten Labor Government will restore the CoAG process for drought reform and dispatch Australia’s agriculture-based Research and Development Corporations (RDCs) to help farmers build defences against the impacts of an increasingly variable climate such as protracted drought, severe storms, frost, pests and diseases. Labor … Continue reading Briefing: Drought policy

Briefing: National Integrity Commission

THE HON BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG   THE HON. MARK DREYFUS QC MP SHADOW ATTORNEY-GENERAL SHADOW MINISTER FOR NATIONAL SECURITY MEMBER FOR ISAACS A NATIONAL INTEGRITY COMMISSION – RESTORING TRUST IN POLITICS & THE PUBLIC SECTOR   A … Continue reading Briefing: National Integrity Commission

Briefing: Labor’s plan for TAFE and apprenticeships

Labor’s Plan A Shorten Labor Government will invest in TAFE and apprenticeships and ensure Australians have the skills they need to succeed in our changing economy. Labor will: • Guarantee two out of three public vocational education dollars go to TAFE. • Waive upfront fees for 100,000 students to attend TAFE. • Invest $100 million … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s plan for TAFE and apprenticeships

Briefing: Addressing climate change and delivering clean and renewable energy

A future Labor government will see Australia become a leader in addressing climate change, delivering ecological, social and economic benefits. Labor's climate change action plan The good news is that's Labor's climate change action plan is one of the most ambitious in the world and way ahead of many comparable nations. You can: Read about … Continue reading Briefing: Addressing climate change and delivering clean and renewable energy