Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

Condemning Senator Anning

90 Second Statement – Condemning Senator Anning House of Representatives, Australian Parliament WEDNESDAY, 15 AUGUST 2018  ***Check against Delivery*** Thanks Mr Deputy Speaker. I represent one of the most multicultural parts of Australia, and I'm very proud of it. 56... read more...


Pilbara NAIF loan

  Labor welcomes news that the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will invest $19.5 million to upgrade a publicly owned and open access road in the Pilbara. Upgrades to Pippingarra Road will make travelling in the Pilbara safer by removing more heavy vehicles... read more...


Malcolm Turnbull's gas crisis continues

THE HON MARK BUTLER MP SHADOW MINISTER CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY MEMBER FOR PORT ADELAIDE THE HON JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND MALCOLM TURNBULL’S GAS CRISIS CONTINUES The... read more...


Doorstop - Airlie Beach - Tuesday, 31 July 2018

JASON CLARESHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND BELINDA HASSANLABOR CANDIDATE FOR DAWSON E&OE TRANSCRIPTDOORSTOP INTERVIEWAIRLIE BEACH, QUEENSALNDTUESDAY, 31 JULY 2018 SUBJECTS: Turnbull’s tax cut to... read more...


Labor will give manufacturers the tough anti-dumping protections they need

SENATOR KIM CARRSHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCHSENATOR FOR VICTORIA  THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND HON SHARON BIRD MPMEMBER FOR CUNNINGHAM... read more...


Press Conference - Wollongong - Monday 30 July, 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE MONDAY 30 JULY 2018   SUBJECTS: Labor’s Second Tranche of Anti-Dumping Policy, Australian Manufacturing, By-election results SHARON BIRD, MEMBER FOR CUNNINGHAM: I just want to say this morning that my colleagues Fiona Phillips, Stephen... read more...


Number of local apprentices drops by 42 percent

  The number of apprentices and trainees in our local area has dropped by 42 percent. There are 1,139 fewer apprentices today than there were in the electorate of Blaxland 5 years ago. One of the reasons for this is the $3 billion in cuts to TAFE and apprenticeships by the... read more...


Interview with Andrew Geoghegan and Johanna Nicholson - ABC Breakfast, ABC 24 - Saturday, 14 July 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW WEEKEND BREAKFAST, ABC 24SATURDAY, 14 JULY 2018 SUBJECT: China-US trade war, UK FTA, NATO, Live exports, ACCC report, By-elections. JOHANNA NICHOLSON: The world's two biggest economies are locked in a trade war that has the potential to... read more...


Changes needed to the No Actual Infrastructure Fund

A Senate Committee has today called for a number of changes to fix Malcolm Turnbull’s No Actual Infrastructure Fund. Three years after the NAIF was announced by the Government it has only delivered $3 million out of the $5 billion fund – or 0.068 percent. It has spent more... read more...


First Townsville NAIF loan finally announced

THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND CATHY O’TOOLE MEMBER FOR HERBET FIRST TOWNSVILLE NAIF LOAN FINALLY ANNOUNCED The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has... read more...