Media Releases

Productive Discussions On Mental Illness and Travel Insurance

March 10, 2016

We thank representatives of the insurance, mental health, consumer advocacy and legal sectors for their attendance today at Labor’s roundtable to discuss mental illness and travel insurance.

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Allegations of banking misconduct

March 08, 2016

Labor is deeply concerned by the allegations of misconduct in the banking and insurance sectors which have come to light in recent times.

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Turnbull Government's backbench revolt on Life Insurance

March 04, 2016

Today, another instalment in the Abbott-Turnbull Government’s economic policy shambles was revealed in the debate on the Life Insurance Remuneration Framework.

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Labor and Consumers' Final Victory over Government's FoFA Changes

March 04, 2016

After 714 days in the Parliament, the House of Representatives has now passed the Corporations Amendment (Financial Advice Measures) Bill 2015 and in doing so, locked in the defeat of the Government’s worst attacks on consumer protections.

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North Australia Insurance Report

March 04, 2016

Labor welcomes the long-delayed release of the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce Report today.

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Labor welcomes establishment of Federal Fintech Advisory Group

February 24, 2016

The Federal Opposition has welcomed the establishment of a new federal government Fintech advisory body.

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