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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

Labor backs local jobs with Mackay Port Access Road

BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG ANTHONY ALBANESE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, CITIES AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR TOURISM... read more...


Labor to deliver more jobs with Townsville Port channel widening

A Shorten Labor Government will invest $75 million in the Townsville Port Channel Widening project – delivering hundreds of new jobs for Townsville and regional Queensland.  Widening the port in Townsville will boost the local economy, create at least 120 construction jobs... read more...


30,000 regional Queenslanders out of work while Barnbay and Turnbull fight

There are 30,000 people in regional Queensland worried about how they will put food on the table tonight. While Turnbull and Joyce are in the middle of a public war, they’re not doing the job of creating jobs for North and Central Queenslanders. Private school boy sniping... read more...


Treasury Laws Amendment (Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive) Bill 2017

Minerals exploration is important.  We live in a world where it’s easy to forget that so much of what we use and so much of what  we depend upon is made from things that have to be found and dug up. The best example that I can think of that is this – the mobile phone, the... read more...


Georgia and the NDIS

Tonight I want to talk about a beautiful little girl who lives in my electorate named Georgia. Georgia is 9 and she has multiple disabilities.  She has autism, epilepsy and profound global development delay. Georgia can’t dress herself, or brush her teeth or comb her hair.... read more...


Turnbull's Northern Australia Fail 1,000 days - 1 Project.

Turnbull needs to pull his finger out and start investing in infrastructure for Northern Australia. In 1,000 days the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has only funded one project in WA. In 1,000 days, Turnbull’s NAIF has failed to invest in a single project... read more...


Happy 100th Birthday Mavis

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, visited Weeroona Village in Bass Hill today to congratulate Mrs Mavis Isabelle Scobie who turns 100 on the 7th of February. Mrs Scobie will be celebrating this remarkable occasion with five generations of her family at the Bass... read more...


Malcolm Turnbull Cuts $20 Million From Local Schools

Malcolm Turnbull is cutting $20 million from our local schools to pay for his $65 billion big business tax cut. Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare said: “This cut will hurt our local kids going back to school and make it harder for them to get the education they... read more...


Interview - ABC Weekend Breakfast - Sunday, 28 January 2018

E&EO TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW ABC NEWS, WEEKEND BREAKFAST SUNDAY, 28 JANUARY, 2018 SUBJECTS: Tasmanian election, CPTPP, Sydney trains JOHANNA NICHOLSON: Let’s start with the Tassie election. It’s shaping up to be pretty close race and potentially a hung parliament.... read more...


Interview with Fran Kelly - RN Breakfast - Thursday, 25 January 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT RN BREAKFAST, ABC RADIO INTERVIEW THURSDAY, 25 JANUARY 2018 SUBJECTS: The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, ALP Reform, Bankstown Shooting, NSW Rail Strike FRAN KELLY: Jason Clare is the Shadow Minister for Trade and... read more...