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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

Foreign Policy White Paper

THE HON. BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITIONSHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERSMEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG  SENATOR THE HON PENNY WONGLEADER OF THE OPPOSITION IN THE SENATESHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRSLABOR SENATOR FOR SOUTH... read more...


Labor plans for Cairns international tourism boost

THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  MICHAEL HEALYLABOR CANDIDATE FOR CAIRNSLABOR PLANS FOR CAIRNS INTERNATIONAL TOURISM BOOST Labor is planning for an international tourism... read more...


NAIF needs more ministerial oversight

JIM CHALMERS MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR FINANCE MEMBER FOR RANKIN  THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  NAIF NEEDS MORE MINISTERIAL OVERSIGHT Labor believes that the Northern... read more...


Trudeau no show gives Turnbull chance to fix TPP mistakes

Canada's stalling of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) gives Turnbull an opportunity to fix mistakes he made in the TPP. In the TPP Turnbull waived labour market testing for six countries - Canada, Peru, Mexico, Brunei, Malaysia... read more...


Australians should know benefits before trade deal is signed

AUSTRALIANS SHOULD KNOW BENEFITS BEFORE TRADE DEAL IS SIGNED Labor looks forward to examining the details of the free trade agreement signed with Peru today and urges Turnbull to conduct independent modelling on the trade agreement with Peru to give Australians confidence in... read more...


Visit to Surabaya

THE HON CHRIS BOWEN MPSHADOW TREASURERMEMBER FOR MCMAHON  THE HON JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  VISIT TO SURABAYA This week the Shadow Treasurer and Shadow Minister for... read more...


If gas prices don't halve Turnbull's bad judgement will be to blame

THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND THE HON MARK BUTLER MPSHADOW MINISTER CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGYMEMBER FOR PORT ADELAIDE IF GAS PRICES DON’T HALVE TURBULL’S BAD JUDGEMENT... read more...


FutureAsia Boosting Australian Exports and Jobs

Labor today released the next part of its FutureAsia policy – to help Australian businesses sell more goods and services to Asia and create more local jobs. Australia is a trading nation – one in five Australian jobs are currently linked to trade.  The more we export the more... read more...


All talk Joyce and the Mouse of Mackay

“No” was the only word it took at Senate Estimates last night to prove once and for all that Barnaby Joyce is all talk, and that George Christensen acts like a Lion in Mackay but is a Mouse in Canberra. CEO of the delay plagued Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility,... read more...


Department of Agriculture confirms Turnbull has no timeframe for blueberries being sold to China

  THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIASHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND THE HON. JOEL FITZGIBBON MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY SHADOW MINISTER FOR RURAL AND REGIONAL AUSTRALIA... read more...