Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

O'Dowd supports tax cuts for millionaires and pay cuts for local workers

THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIASHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  THE HON ED HUSIC MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMYSHADOW MINISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT SERVICES, WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION AND THE FUTURE OF... read more...


First NAIF Project to be Announced - At Last!

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 NAIF PROJECT TO BE ANNOUNCED - AT LAST! Federal Labor has called on the Federal Government to announce... read more...


Turnbull Government fails on Northern Australia Insurance

    Despite failing to meet her own deadline to respond to the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce (NAIP) Report by more than one year, Minister O'Dwyer is now attempting to shift the blame for her own failures and "do-nothing" approach to escalating insurance... read more...


Labor awaits detail of US import tariff discussions

Labor welcomes reports that the US is considering Australia’s request for an exemption from President Trump’s proposed harsh import tariffs – especially for steel and aluminium. The import tariffs currently under consideration would be crippling for Bluescope Steel Australia... read more...


Turnbull should make the case for Australian steel at G20

Malcolm Turnbull should stand up for the Australian steel industry when he meets with Donald Trump at the G20 this week. Donald Trump is currently considering putting a tariff on steel imports to the United States. Bluescope Steel Australia exports up to 400,000 tonnes of... read more...


Turnbull and Bishop must clarify on China

The Prime Minister and Foreign Minister must immediately clarify whether the Government is considering imposing trade sanctions against China. This morning, in the usual media blitz he undertakes the moment Mr Turnbull leaves the country, the Acting Prime Minister Barnaby... read more...


Turnbull Government Ignores Central and North Queensland Cyclone Zone Residents

JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  SENATOR KATY GALLAGHERSHADOW MINISTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL SERVICESSENATOR FOR THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY  Almost a year after the... read more...


Labor To Amend Export Loan Bill To Put Australian Jobs First

Labor will introduce amendments to the Turnbull Government’s export loan bill to make sure it puts Australian jobs and businesses first. The Government’s Export Finance Insurance Corporation Amendment (Support for Commonwealth Entities) Bill 2016 is currently being debated in... read more...


Parliamentary Report Into Indonesian Trade Relationship

Labor welcomes the release of yesterday’s parliamentary report into Australia’s trade relationship with Indonesia. The report by the Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth recommends that the trade agreement currently being negotiated between Australia and... read more...


Government cover up on $5 billion fund

  The Turnbull Government is covering up conflicts of interest of a board member managing a $5 billion development fund for Northern Australia – the NAIF. For the second time, the Government has refused to answer questions regarding the Minister for Northern Australia’s... read more...