Media Releases

JobSeeker Claims Higher Than Expected

June 15, 2020

Today in Question Time the Prime Minister refused to acknowledge that more Australians have been forced onto JobSeeker as a result of the Morrison Government’s bungled handling of wage subsidies.

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“Snapback” a Risk to Recovery: OECD

June 11, 2020

The OECD has warned against Scott Morrison’s reckless “snapback” strategy which will cost jobs and leave people behind.

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Company Directors Alarmed by Morrison’s "Snapback"

June 11, 2020

The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ latest report has revealed widespread concern about the Morrison Government’s “snapback” strategy and its lack of a plan for the recovery.

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Instant Asset Write-Off Extension

June 09, 2020

Labor supports the proposed extension of the instant asset write-off subject to seeing the detail of the legislation.

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HOMEBUILDER: TOO LITTLE AND LATE

June 04, 2020

With the construction industry hurtling towards a cliff, today’s construction sector support announcement falls a long way short of what is needed to prevent massive job losses in the building industry.

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AUSTRALIAN ECONOMY IN RECESSION FOR FIRST TIME IN 29 YEARS

June 03, 2020

The National Accounts confirm that the Australian economy shrank in the first three months of this year, even before the worst impacts of the Coronavirus were felt.

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