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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

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...


Tariffs threaten Aussie 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 TARIFFS THREATEN AUSSIE JOBS Labor urges... read more...


Labor to deliver more local jobs and infrastructure with Rockhampton-Yeppoon Road

LABOR TO DELIVER MORE LOCAL JOBS AND INFRASTRUCTURE WITH ROCKHAMPTON-YEPPOON ROAD   A Shorten Labor Government will invest $47.5 million in the Rockhampton-Yeppoon Road – creating up to 150 new local jobs for Rockhampton and regional Queensland. The proposed project is... read more...


Labor backs local jobs with Mackay Port Access Road

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


Labor to deliver more jobs with Townsville Port channel widening

A Shorten Labor Government will invest $75 million in the Townsville Port Channel Widening project – delivering hundreds of new jobs for Townsville and regional Queensland.  Widening the port in Townsville will boost the local economy, create at least 120 construction jobs... read more...