Media Releases

Only Labor will fix the M1

May 22, 2016

Drivers on the M1 facing more time stuck in traffic each day have been taken for granted by LNP Member for Forde Bert van Manen, who has failed to deliver a single dollar of Coalition funding during the last three years in office.

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Liberals falling apart over super mess

May 18, 2016

Scott Morrison’s ill-considered superannuation policies are unravelling in dramatic fashion.

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Liberals $1 Billion in Cuts to apprentices = 571 fewer apprentices in Forde and Rankin

May 16, 2016

Sharon Bird, Des Hardman and Jim Chalmers today visited Waterford Panel Beaters and Loganlea TAFE to discuss the drop of apprentices in training in Forde and Rankin and the importance of TAFE in training and retraining Australia’s workforce.

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Water Safe: Labor's plan to help our kids swim and survive

May 15, 2016

A Shorten Labor Government will ensure every Australian child has the opportunity to develop safe water skills with the establishment of a new national water safety program, Water Safe.

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Budget Shambles: Liberal Party implode on retrospective super changes

May 11, 2016

The Budget is again coming crashing down, this time over Liberal Party infighting over retrospective superannuation measures, with the Government now publicly canvassing changes and consultation around the offending measures.

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More Turnbull Government confusion over retrospective super changes

May 10, 2016

The Liberals are in disarray again today over superannuation, with Julie Bishop admitting there may be “unintended consequences” of their retrospective policy.

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