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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

Abbott and Turnbull to continue Energy Crisis

There is now no doubt – Turnbull is choosing to make energy prices higher by listening to right-wing conservatives instead of the smartest scientist in the country. Yesterday the following people all reiterated the case for a Clean Energy Target: Chief Scientist, Dr Alan... read more...


Labor’s Energy Plan: Lower power prices, less pollution, more jobs

  BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG JASON CLARE MPACTING SHADOW MINISTER FOR ENERGYSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND... read more...


NAIF delays prove Turnbull is out of touch with Central and North Qld

THE HON. BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER... read more...


Tourism Jobs Boost For Central Queensland

JIM CHALMERS MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR FINANCE MEMBER FOR RANKIN JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  KATE JONES MPMINISTER FOR EDUCATIONMINISTER FOR TOURISM, MAJOR EVENTS AND THE... read more...


Stop the Excuses and Fund the Levee

THE HON JASON CLARE MPACTING SHADOW MINISTER FOR ENERGYSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND SENATOR MURRAY WATTSENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND  STOP THE EXCUSES AND FUND THE LEVEE The only way to secure... read more...


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...