MEDIA RELEASES

New figures show need for Coalition to ditch tax cut
07 Feb 2017

New figures show need for Coalition to ditch tax cut

The Turnbull Government needs to ditch its $50 billion big business tax cut instead of relying on zombie measures to prop up its shaky projected surplus in 2020-21.

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Labor releases discussion paper on Better Budgeting
03 Feb 2017

Labor releases discussion paper on Better Budgeting

Today I’m releasing a discussion paper which seeks input from experts on ways to improve how the Commonwealth Budget is put together and presented to Australians.

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Appointment of new Finance Secretary
22 Dec 2016

Appointment of new Finance Secretary

Labor congratulates Rosemary Huxtable PSM on her appointment as the new Secretary of the Department of Finance.

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Liberal negative gearing split widens
22 Dec 2016

Liberal negative gearing split widens

The Turnbull Government is finishing the year as it started, hopelessly divided on key policies like negative gearing.

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Turnbull Government's economic plan in tatters
19 Dec 2016

Turnbull Government's economic plan in tatters

Today’s mid-year Budget update has confirmed Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison’s economic plan is in tatters, leaving Australia’s gold-plated AAA credit rating at real risk.

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Clueless Coalition can't hide from Budget blowouts
11 Dec 2016

Clueless Coalition can't hide from Budget blowouts

The Finance Minister is either deliberately lying to Australians or is unable to read his Government’s own Budget papers properly after claiming the country’s fiscal position has continually improved under the Coalition.

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Chaotic Coalition finally releases Open Government plan
07 Dec 2016

Chaotic Coalition finally releases Open Government plan

Labor welcomes the Turnbull Government’s release of the Open Government National Action Plan, which is long overdue but better late than never.

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Coalition economic team splits over Morrison lies
24 Nov 2016

Coalition economic team splits over Morrison lies

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has thrown Scott Morrison under the bus by refusing to repeat the Treasurer’s lies over the backpacker tax.

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Turnbull Government's incompetence risks AAA credit rating
21 Nov 2016

Turnbull Government's incompetence risks AAA credit rating

The latest Budget Monitor released by Deloitte Access Economics predicts yet another deterioration of the Budget under Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison, which will jeopardise Australia’s AAA credit rating.

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Yet another Turnbull Government backflip on the NBN
18 Nov 2016

Yet another Turnbull Government backflip on the NBN

In what shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone, Malcolm Turnbull has broken yet another promise when it comes to the delayed, overpriced and unreliable rollout of the NBN under the Coalition’s watch.

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