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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

Government MPs Once Again Back Labor's Policy

GOVERNMENT MPs ONCE AGAIN BACK LABOR’S POLICY   A Government controlled committee has once again recommended support for Labor’s policy to undertake independent economic analysis of all new free trade agreements. The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties this week again... read more...


NAIF: A not so happy birthday

Tomorrow Turnbull’s disappointing $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) turns three – and it’s a not so happy birthday. Turnbull is rushing to deliver his $80 billion tax cuts for big business and big banks - but he's on a go-slow when it comes to... read more...


Budget facts prove Landry is lying to Rockhampton

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND RUSSELL ROBERTSON LABOR CANDIDATE FOR CAPRICORNIA   BUDGET FACTS PROVE LANDRY IS LYING TO ROCKHAMPTON Michelle Landry is lying to Rockhampton.... read more...


Turnbull’s Budget is for the top end of town – not Gladstone

JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND ZAC BEERS LABOR CANDIDATE FOR FLYNN  TURNBULL’S BUDGET IS FOR THE TOP END OF TOWN – NOT GLADSTONE Turnbull and the LNP’s Budget has prioritised tax... read more...


NAIF changes an admission of failure

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) amendments released today are three years too late. The NAIF was announced three years ago this month. Since then it has only invested in 1 project in Northern Australia and nothing in Queensland or the Northern Territory.... read more...


Labor to deliver more local jobs and infrastructure with Bruce Highway Extension

BILL SHORTEN MPLEADER OF THE OPPOSITIONSHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERSMEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG  ANTHONY ALBANESE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, CITIES AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR TOURISMMEMBER... read more...


Turnbull's 30 Biggest Failures

TURNBULL’S 30 BIGGEST FAILURES 1. Giving a $65 billion tax handout to multinationals and big banks – who refuse to guarantee to create new jobs or give workers a pay rise. 2. Giving millionaires a $16,400 tax cut while increasing income taxes for ordinary working Australians... read more...


Dumping risks Australian jobs

JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND SENATOR THE HON KIM CARRSHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCHSENATOR FOR VICTORIA DUMPING RISKS AUSTRALIAN JOBS Turnbull... read more...


Labor Welcomes Senate Passage of Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive Bill – with Labor Amendments

  JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND TIM HAMMOND MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR CONSUMER AFFAIRSSHADOW MINISTER ASSISTING FOR RESOURCESFEDERAL MEMBER FOR PERTH DR ANDREW LEIGH MPSHADOW... read more...


Labor will toughen anti-dumping protections

BILL SHORTEN MPLEADER OF THE OPPOSITIONSHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERSMEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG  CHRIS BOWEN MPSHADOW TREASURERMEMBER FOR MCMAHON  SENATOR KIM CARRSHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND... read more...