Media Releases

Real Wages Go Backwards As Petrol Prices Skyrocket

17 November 2021

Today’s new ABS data has shown once again that real wages are going backwards, leaving Australian working families struggling to put petrol in the car and food on the table.

More Than 333,300 Jobs Lost Since July

11 November 2021

While the Morrison-Joyce Government was preoccupied with its own infighting, another 46,300 Australians lost their jobs in October.

Labor Welcomes APRA and RBA Progress On Climate Disclosures

04 November 2021

Labor welcomes today’s moves by the independent financial regulators to provide further guidance on climate-related risks to the economy and financial system.

Budget Weighed Down By Waste, Rorts And Stagnant Wages

03 November 2021

In its latest Budget Monitor, Deloitte Access Economics confirms the significant challenges Australians face because of eight long and costly years of economic and budget mismanagement by the Liberals and Nationals.

High Court Ruling Another Morrison Mistake

03 November 2021

The Morrison-Joyce Government’s ill-conceived and rushed backpacker tax has been exposed again with the High Court finding it discriminated against workers from some countries that have a tax treaty with Australia.

Local Child Care Fees Out Of Control Under Morrison

15 October 2021

New data has revealed families in our community are being crippled by soaring child care fees.

Support Cut As Unemployment Rises

14 October 2021

Australians are paying a heavy price for Scott Morrison’s mistakes, with the ABS confirming 138,000 Australians lost their jobs in September and there were more Australians out of work than in August.

Frydenberg's JobMaker Fumble

13 October 2021

According to new documents obtained under Freedom of Information, the flagship policy of Josh Frydenberg’s 2020 federal Budget has supported barely 1 per cent of the 450,000 jobs he promised.

Massive Debt And Deficit: Australians Deserve Better Than Morrison's Waste And Rorts

30 September 2021

Australia’s Budget has never been weaker than it is right now under the Morrison-Joyce Government, with most of the Coalition’s economic damage inflicted in the seven years before the pandemic. 

Morrison-Joyce Government Walks Away From Business At Height Of Pandemic

30 September 2021

The Morrison-Joyce Government has announced they plan on leaving hundreds of thousands of businesses high and dry, following their announcement today to withdraw support to those in locked-down states.