Media Releases

Government's latest attack on super for working people

February 21, 2016

Labor is very disturbed and disappointed by reports this morning that the Turnbull Government is considering abandoning compulsory superannuation for some Australian workers.

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Scott Morrison's protection racket for super tax havens

February 19, 2016

Scott Morrison confirmed last night in a speech to the SMSF Association Conference that the Government had no plans to fix the major skewing of super tax concessions as they apply to the retirement phase.

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North Queensland still waiting for Insurance Report

February 11, 2016

Two-and-a-half years on from the election, and eleven months since the announcement of a Taskforce into the issue, North Queenslanders are still waiting for the Government’s report on Northern Australia Insurance Premiums.

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Government should release O'Farrell Sports Gambling Report

February 01, 2016

Labor is disappointed to see further allegations of match-fixing and inappropriate conduct at the highest level of our national sports, as reported on ABC’s Four Corners tonight.

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TES highlights the need for action on superannuation tax concessions

January 29, 2016

The release of the 2015 Tax Expenditures Statement (TES) today by the Commonwealth Treasury reconfirms the need for urgent action on reigning in superannuation tax concessions.

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Integrity in sport

January 21, 2016

The Government should urgently convene a meeting of major sports and state and federal authorities to see where efforts to combat match-fixing can be better coordinated. 

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