Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

Morrison must follow Labor's lead and support Varghese report

Last month in Senate Estimates the Government admitted it has sat on Peter Varghese’s report – An Indian Economic Strategy to 2035 – since April this year. That’s seven months after having received the report, despite India being Australia’s fifth largest trading partner.... read more...


Labor will deliver 'once and for all' water security for Townsville

BILL SHORTEN MPLEADER OF THE OPPOSITIONSHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS & ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERSMEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND CATHY... read more...


Doorstop - Townsville - Monday, 5 November 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP TOWNSVILLE MONDAY, 5 NOVEMBER 2018 SUBJECT: Labor’s $200m investment for Townsville’s water security, ScoMo Express   CATHY O'TOOLE, MEMBER FOR HERBERT: It's a wonderful day for the Townsville community here today. You'll see behind me the pipes... read more...


Jason Clare funds Armistice Centenary Memorial at Bass Hill Public School

This year marks 100 years since the end of World War I and to mark this special occasion Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP is providing funding to install new and upgrade existing World War I memorials in our local area. Mr Clare today announced $8,000 in funding... read more...


24 men Bankstown forgot

Federation Chamber, Parliament of Australia   Wednesday, 24 September 2018    ******** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **********   1.  George Butcher 2. Lawler Sutton Byrne 3. Alfred Callaghan 4. Walter James Edward Callaghan 5. Sidney J Currall 6. George Arthur Dale 7.... read more...


'Lost 55' find final resting place at Memorial Oval

Over the course of World War One about 350 young men from Bankstown and surrounding suburbs enlisted for service, it is believed 55 of these men died. This year marks 100 years since the end of World War One and to mark this occasion Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare... read more...


Jason Clare funds upgrade to Auburn War Memorial

  This year marks 100 years since the end of World War One and to mark this occasion Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP is funding the upgrade of World War One memorials in our local area. Mr Clare today announced just over $13,500 in funding for the Cumberland RSL... read more...


Second Reading Speech - A fair go for Australians in trade Bill 2018

SECOND READING SPEECH A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIANS IN TRADE BILL 2018 MONDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2018    *** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ***   I move that this bill be now read a second time.   Trade creates jobs.   According to the Centre for International Economics (CIE) one in five... read more...


Better and fairer trade agreements

BETTER AND FAIRER TRADE AGREEMENTS Labor would sign better, fairer trade deals that give Australian workers a fair go and protect public services, while ensuring more independent scrutiny of trade deals. Labor today introduced the Fair Go for Australians in Trade Bill 2018,... read more...


Labor eyes local lithium battery industry

Federal Labor will push for more battery manufacturing in Australia to take advantage of abundant local lithium resources, if the party wins the next election. Federal Labor has called for Australia's abundant lithium resources to be kept onshore to boost local... read more...