Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

Visit to India

Today I will be travelling to India for a series of meeting with Indian political and business leaders. India is Australia’s fifth largest trading partner and a key market for Australian resource, agriculture and service exports. India is the fastest growing major economy in... read more...


Labor will rescue Kakadu

BILL SHORTEN MPLEADER OF THE OPPOSITIONSHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS & ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERSTONY BURKE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATERANTHONY ALBANESE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TOURISMJASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR NORTHERN... read more...


Government follows Labor's lead in support for Varghese report

Labor welcomes reports today that the Government will finally commit to implementing the recommendations of Peter Varghese’s report into increasing trade between Australia and India.   It’s about time.    The Government has sat on this report for seven months.   The... read more...


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... 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...


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 to supercharge battery manufacturing

SENATOR KIM CARR SHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH SENATOR FOR VICTORIA   JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   MADELEINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR... read more...


Labor to supercharge battery manufacturing

SENATOR KIM CARR SHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH SENATOR FOR VICTORIA   JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   MADELEINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR... read more...


FutureAsia - Deeper ties with India

CHRIS BOWEN SHADOW TREASURER SHADOW MINISTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS MEMBER FOR MCMAHON   PENNY WONG LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION IN THE SENATE SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA   JASON CLARE SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR... read more...


King: Release of Resources 2030 Taskforce Report

MADELEINE KING MP ACTING SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES SHADOW MINISTER FOR CONSUMER AFFAIRS SHADOW MINISTER ASSISTING FOR SMALL BUSINESS FEDERAL MEMBER FOR BRAND    RELEASE OF RESOURCES 2030 TASKFORCE REPORT   Labor notes the release of the Resources 2030 Taskforce Report... read more...