Media Releases

Mismanaging The Pandemic Means Mismanaging The Economy

17 January 2022

The recovery would be stronger if not for the Morrison Government’s failures on the health front. 

Don't Believe Liberal Lies On Tax And The Economy

17 January 2022

Another desperate scare campaign in today’s media shows why Josh Frydenberg’s credibility is becoming scarcer than a rapid antigen test.

1.7 Million Australians Looking For Work Or More Hours Despite Skills Shortage

16 December 2021

After eight years of Coalition cuts to TAFE and training and despite a nation-wide skills shortage, 1.7 million Australians are looking for work or more hours to pay the rent, pay for fuel, and if they can afford to, buy Christmas gifts.

More Spin, More Rorts, More Of The Same

16 December 2021

The mid-year budget update was long on complacency and self-congratulation but short of a plan to deal with the skyrocketing costs of living, stagnant wages, insecure work, skills shortages, or to crack down on rorts and waste.

Morrison Caught Red-Handed, Ripping You Off

15 December 2021

Today it was revealed that Scott Morrison pours four times more of your money into wealthier Liberal electorates than he spends on our local community.

Australian Competition And Consumer Commission Chairperson

14 December 2021

Federal Labor notes the Morrison Government has nominated Ms Gina Cass‑Gottlieb as the next Chairperson of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and will now await the usual appointment process involving the states and territories.

No Action On Payments Or Crypto Before The Election

08 December 2021

Labor has consistently said that payments structures, cryptocurrencies and the broader financial system are changing rapidly, and governments need to catch up and keep up.

The Downturn We Didn't Have To Have

01 December 2021

Australia had the worst performing economy in the developed world in the September quarter - as a direct result of the Morrison Government’s incompetence.

Cost Of Rent Through The Roof

29 November 2021

Renters in our community are paying around $1,153 more this year to keep a roof over their head, making it harder and harder to get by when wages have flatlined and petrol prices have skyrocketed.

Labor To Build Better NBN In Our Community

22 November 2021

Labor has announced a new plan to make it easier for local kids to do their homework, mums and dads to work from home when they can, and for small and family businesses to grow and get ahead.