Media Releases

NEW FUTURE FUND CEO

May 08, 2020

Labor welcomes Dr Raphael Arndt’s appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Future Fund Management Agency from 1 July 2020.

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RESERVE BANK DOESN’T EXPECT JOBS TO ‘SNAP BACK’

May 08, 2020

New forecasts released by the Reserve Bank today highlight the severe economic fallout from the Coronavirus, with unemployment expected to reach double digits and remain elevated for years to come.

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COALITION MINISTERS FAIL TO HEED WARNINGS ON SUPER FRAUD

May 07, 2020

The Government’s failure to heed warnings from Labor and the superannuation industry that there are serious flaws in their early release superannuation program has now cost people thousands of their hard-earned retirement dollars.

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JOSH FRYDENBERG ADMITS JOBKEEPER IS COMING UP SHORT

May 06, 2020

The Treasurer has been forced to concede that the Morrison Government has undershot its own JobKeeper enrolment targets by more than a million workers so far.

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BIG HIT TO JOBS EXPOSES HOLES IN JOBKEEPER PROGRAM

May 05, 2020

New data today confirms a massive hit to jobs before the rollout of JobKeeper payments, with the biggest job losses in industries that employ a significant number of workers excluded from the program.

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GOVERNMENT MUST FIX JOBKEEPER LOOPHOLE TO SUPPORT THOUSANDS OF AUSTRALIAN AVIATION WORKERS

May 04, 2020

Labor urges the Morrison Government to fix a rule in its JobKeeper program that excludes thousands of Australian workers employed in the aviation sector.

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