Media Releases

Government’s Annual Wage Review Submission

03 June 2022

Today the Albanese Labor Government has recommended to the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel conducting the Annual Wage Review that they ensure that the real wages of Australia's low‑paid workers do not go backwards.

National Accounts - March Quarter 2022

01 June 2022

Today’s National Accounts confirm solid underlying demand and a tight labour market but also an economy that is weaker than expected before the election, with significant challenges ahead. 

Murugappan Family

27 May 2022

Today, in my capacity as interim Minister for Home Affairs, I exercised my power under section 195A of the Migration Act 1958 to intervene in the case of the Murugappan family.

Australians Have Just Suffered The Biggest Real Wage Cut In 20 Years

18 May 2022

With inflation running at 5.1 per cent, today’s data shows that real wages went backwards by 2.7 per cent in the last 12 months. 

Morrison Government Can't Be Believed On The Budget 17/05/22

17 May 2022

As the most wasteful government since Federation, the Liberals can’t be taken seriously on the Budget and the economy.

RBA Interest Rates Decision

03 May 2022

It was hard enough to make ends meet under Scott Morrison and today it got even harder for millions of Australians.

Labor's Plan To Ensure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share Of Tax

27 April 2022

An Albanese Labor Government will join the growing global efforts of more than 130 countries with responsible measures to ensure multinational companies pay a fairer share of tax.

A Better Future For Loganlea Road

20 April 2022

An Albanese Labor Government will widen Loganlea Road between the Logan Motorway and the Pacific Motorway on-ramp, delivering a faster, safer commute to local families.

PEFO Confirms Real Wages Going Backwards, Costs Of Living Skyrocketing And Australians Falling Behind

20 April 2022

The Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Outlook (PEFO) released today confirms that the Morrison Government's decade of economic mismanagement has resulted in a budget riddled with waste and rorts and with a trillion dollars in debt with not enough to show for it.  

Answering The Call To Help Keep Our Community Safe

11 April 2022

An Albanese Labor Government will work with Logan City Council to install at least ten new CCTV security cameras across the community and help upgrade local infrastructure to increase the capacity of the local CCTV network.