MEDIA RELEASES

Labor taking the lead on supporting Innovation
20 Oct 2015

Labor taking the lead on supporting Innovation

Labor will bring together venture capital, superannuation, startups and peak industry bodies on 12 November for the inaugural roundtable of the Innovation Investment Partnership (IIP).

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Liberals' plan will divide and diminish the super system
19 Oct 2015

Liberals' plan will divide and diminish the super system

The Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Trustee Governance) Bill listed for debate in the House today is ideologically driven and unwarranted.

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 Appointment to Shadow Ministry
13 Oct 2015

Appointment to Shadow Ministry

It's an honour to be promoted into Labor’s Shadow Ministry today and especially pleasing to take up the financial services, superannuation and sport portfolios given my longstanding interests.

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 Labor's Positive Plan for more Innovation in Queensland
07 Oct 2015

Labor's Positive Plan for more Innovation in Queensland

The choice for Queenslanders and all Australians has never been clearer: we must innovate to create and fill the jobs of the future, or will get left behind.

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Turnbull's new right-hand man wants ABC sold and 15 Percent GST on everything
21 Sep 2015

Turnbull's new right-hand man wants ABC sold and 15 Percent GST on everything

Malcolm Turnbull's appointment of James McGrath to the position of Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister signals more of the same extreme, divisive and unfair policies pursued by Tony Abbott.

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 Abbott's broken promises on NBN leave Rankin residents in the lurch
05 Aug 2015

Abbott's broken promises on NBN leave Rankin residents in the lurch

Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare and Member for Rankin Jim Chalmers will host a forum in Calamvale tonight to hear from local residents who have been wiped off the NBN map by the Abbott Government.

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 TPP Forum in Canberra
03 Jun 2015

TPP Forum in Canberra

MORE than 100 people came out on a frosty Canberra evening last night to discuss the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership with leading trade experts and Labor MPs.

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 Labor annouces plan to tackle 24.8% youth unemployment in Logan
11 May 2015

Labor annouces plan to tackle 24.8% youth unemployment in Logan

This week, Labor has announced a $21 million pilot program which will connect young people to work experience and jobs.

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Abbott focused on his own job: not new jobs
06 May 2015

Abbott focused on his own job: not new jobs

Next week’s Budget will be all about saving Tony Abbott’s job and nothing about creating new jobs through investment from overseas.

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 Australian soccer greats celebrate diversity in Logan
30 Oct 2014

Australian soccer greats celebrate diversity in Logan

Former Socceroos and current SBS commentators Craig Foster, David Zdrilic and Jason Culina will be headlining a multicultural festival and soccer game on Monday, 10 November in Logan.

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