Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

EFIC Amendment (Support for Commonwealth Entities) Bill 2016 Speech

Parliament of AustraliaHouse of Representatives This Bill proposes to do two things. The first part of the Bill expands the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation, otherwise known as EFIC, functions so that it can provide specialist finance advice to Commonwealth entities... 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...


National Disability Insurance Scheme

Parliament of AustraliaHouse of Representatives  I got a text message from a friend a couple of weeks ago, and this is what it said: If it means anything… I couldn't be prouder of Labor right now. My dad has MS and has been in a wheelchair for 10 years. For 7 years, he has... read more...


Stacey Street and Bankstown Hospital

Federation Chamber   There was a story in the Daily Telegraph this week that says that the New South Wales Government is going to put more money into roads in the State Budget which will be delivered next week. I hope that this includes funding for Stacey Street in... read more...


Interview with Kieran Gilbert - Sky News - Wednesday, 14 June 2017

E&EO TRANSCRIPTTV INTERVIEWSKY NEWS, AM AGENDAWEDNESDAY, 14 JUNE 2017 SUBJECT/S: CLIMATE POLICY, FINKEL REVIEW, EXTENDING PREVENTATIVE DETENTION ORDERS, HOME AFFAIRS/HOMELAND SECURITY KIERAN GILBERT: Shadow Trade Minister Jason Clare with me now. Shadow Trade Minister,... 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...


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...


Government Refuses To Answer Questions About Funding For The Rocky Flood Levee

THE HON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIASHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  MURRAY WATTLABOR SENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND  GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT FUNDING FOR THE ROCKY FLOOD LEVEE The Turnbull... read more...


Consideration in Detail: Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund

Federation in Chamber   Two weeks ago Pippa Middleton (the sister of potentially the future Queen of England) visited the Northern Territory. It got a bit of publicity – you might have seen it on the TV. I’m going out on a limb here, but I think it’s a fair bet that that... read more...