Media Releases

Coalition ignoring consumer confidence alarm bells

October 25, 2016

Ongoing warning signs about waning consumer confidence are a clear sign the Turnbull Government should spend more time fighting for jobs and growth and less time fighting with itself.

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ASC structural separation

October 11, 2016

In response to the Turnbull Government’s announcement that it will separate ASC into three individual companies, Labor has cautioned that, as with everything Malcolm Turnbull announces, the devil will be in the detail.‚Äč

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Coalition Backpacker Tax backdown

September 27, 2016

The Turnbull Government’s embarrassing Backpacker Tax back down today has proven yet again the tight stranglehold George Christensen and the extreme right of the Coalition have on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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No Budget celebrations in Turnbull's first year

September 13, 2016

A year into the job, Malcolm Turnbull’s promise to provide the economic leadership the country needs has fallen flat, particularly when it comes to Budget repair.

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Labor secures fairer budget repair package

September 13, 2016

Labor has won significant amendments to the Omnibus Bill, which delivers more savings than in the Government’s legislation, protects the most vulnerable and invests in Australia’s clean energy future by saving the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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Omni-shambles - Morrison blames Treasury

August 31, 2016

After weeks of claiming – including in the Parliament - that the Government’s Omnibus Savings Bill would include over $6 billion in savings, the Treasurer has been forced by Labor into a humiliating back down, admitting that there’s actually less than $6 billion in savings.

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