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

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

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

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.