Media Releases

Failure to deal with super retirement phase is failure to make super fair and sustainable

April 20, 2016

Labor has been leading a debate for more than a year to make our superannuation system fairer and sustainable.

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Small Amounts Credit Contracts

April 20, 2016

Labor welcomes the release of the Final Report of the Review of Small Amount Credit Contracts, relating to payday lending and consumer leasing.

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Malcolm and Slo-Mo wrong on Royal Commission

April 11, 2016

The Treasurer is in trouble, again, this time on the back of factually inaccurate comments on the powers of a Royal Commission compared to those of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

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Labor calls for Royal Commission into Financial Services

April 08, 2016

A Shorten Labor Government will hold a Royal Commission into misconduct in the banking and financial services industry.

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Government betrays Trio Capital investors

April 01, 2016

The Assistant Treasurer’s announcement of no further compensation for investors in the collapsed Trio Capital demonstrates that the Government has led investors down the garden path on this issue.

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Statement on retirement of Lauren Jackson

March 31, 2016

We pay tribute to Lauren Jackson as she retires from basketball today after almost two decades in the sport which she has described as the “love of her life”.

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