Media Releases

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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WADA Essendon Ruling

January 12, 2016

The Opposition notes the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling regarding the World Anti-Doping Agency case against thirty-four current or former players from Essendon Football Club.

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Labor to lead discussion on travel insurance policies for those with a mental illness

December 18, 2015

Labor welcomes the decision of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VCAT) today in the case of Ella Ingram v QBE Insurance.

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Labor welcomes Senate Report on credit cards

December 16, 2015

At a time of year when Australians are especially conscious of the pressure on their credit cards, Labor welcomes the very constructive report on credit cards released by the Senate Economics References Committee today.

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Labor welcomes action on credit cards

December 03, 2015

Labor welcomes the RBA consultation paper on the Review of Card Payments Regulation and notes the Government’s Competition and Consumer Amendment (Payment Surcharges) Bill 2015 introduced to the Parliament today.

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