Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

Turnbull wants Australians to forget his promise to cut gas prices in half

The test for Malcolm Turnbull is whether his deal with big gas companies will cut the price of gas in half.  In April this year Malcolm Turnbull promised to cut the cost of gas in half, from $20 to $10 a gigajoule.                                           “Oh, no, it will... read more...


FUTUREASIA: Labor’s Deeper Asian Engagement Policy

A Shorten Labor Government will embrace a new, comprehensive and holistic policy approach to a deeper Asian engagement called ‘FutureAsia’, a policy framework for Australia which will build Asia relevant capabilities and foster greater regional collaboration. Asia’s middle... read more...


Blueberry Farmers Let Down by Government

  Blueberry farmers still can't get access to the massive Chinese market because of Barnaby Joyce’s inaction. China is one of the fastest growing blueberry markets in the world yet Australia farmers cannot access the market because the Australian Government has not... read more...


If Barnaby Can’t Pull the Trigger – Find Someone Who Can

  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 INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND IF BARNABY CAN’T PULL THE TRIGGER – FIND... read more...


Labor Delivers For Australian Jobs

Labor’s Australian Jobs Test today passed the Parliament after the Senate unanimously supported our amendments to the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC).  The Turnbull Government’s original legislation would have allowed EFIC to finance the overseas expansion of... read more...


Blueberry Farmers Let Down by Nationals

  THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND THE HON JOEL FITZGIBBON MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRYSHADOW MINISTER FOR RURAL AND REGIONAL... read more...


Tourism jobs boost for Northern Australia

Tourism infrastructure in Tropical North Queensland will get a boost under a Shorten Labor Government, following the announcement of a $1 billion into new tourism infrastructure in Northern Australia to support the industry and create new jobs. Labor will establish the... read more...


No more NAIF delays Barnaby

THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND CATHY O’TOOLEMEMBER FOR HERBERT NO MORE NAIF DELAYS BARNABY Labor today called on the new Minister for Northern Australia to end the delays... read more...


Tourism Jobs Boost for Northern Australia

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


Turnbull Government must back regional innovation

  The Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Jason Clare was with the Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic in Rockhampton yesterday to visit Smart Hub - a facility designed to boost entrepreneurship and job growth in regional Queensland.... read more...