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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

Labor to support the expansion of Townsville's defence maintenance industry

BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS & ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG   THE HON RICHARD MARLES MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR DEFENCE MEMBER FOR CORIO JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT... read more...


Labor will protect manufacturing jobs with new gas measures

BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS & ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG   CHRIS BOWEN MP SHADOW TREASURER SHADOW MINISTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS MEMBER FOR MCMAHON   JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE... read more...


$500 million for better rural and regional roads in Queensland

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


Indonesia Trade Agreement

Labor looks forward to examining the details of the free trade agreement concluded with Indonesia and urges the Liberals to conduct independent modelling on the agreement. The previous Labor Government launched negotiations with Indonesia in 2012 because we recognised that... read more...


Another Coalition thought bubble on dams

TONY BURKE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER SHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIZENSHIP AND MULTICULTURAL AUSTRALIA SHADOW MINISTER FOR THE ARTS MEMBER FOR WATSON   JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA... 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...


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...


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...