Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

Consideration in Detail: Rockhampton Levee

Federation Chamber   Can I start by saying how disappointed I am that the Deputy Prime Minister isn’t here. This is our opportunity to scrutinise the Resources Portfolio and the Northern Australia Portfolio. He has the responsibility to in the House of Representatives to... read more...


Bankstown Art Groups Receive Volunteer Grants

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, visited Bankstown Arts Centre to congratulate Bankstown Poetry Slam and the Bankstown Theatre Company Inc for receiving a Federal Government Volunteer Grant. Bankstown Poetry Slam received $5,000 which will help cover... read more...


Please Explain Minister

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade directly contradicted Assistant Trade Minister Keith Pitt in Senate Estimates last week and refused to confirm if future trade agreements would undergo any economic modelling. In an interview last month, the Assistant Trade Minister... read more...


Turnbull’s Foreign Worker Fraud

Turnbull’s Foreign Worker Fraud Senate Estimates has revealed the Turnbull Government will continue to waive labour market testing in current and future trade negotiations despite claims from the Government its new short term visa system would get tough on foreign workers.... read more...


Government Finally Agrees To Economic Modelling On New Trade Deals

In a bumbling interview today the Assistant Trade Minister seems to commit the Turnbull Government to conducting economic modelling of all future trade agreements. On Sky he was asked a number of times if economic modelling would be conducted on new trade agreements currently... read more...


Interview with Kieran Gilbert - Sky News - Wednesday, 24 May 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW AM AGENDA, SKY NEWS WEDNESDAY, 24 MAY 2017 SUBJECT/S: MANCHESTER BOMBING. KIERAN GILBERT: Now with me in the studio is the senior Labor frontbencher, Trade spokesman Jason Clare. What are your thoughts on events in the UK? Obviously... read more...


Turnbull Targets Pensioners, Again

20,994 aged pensioners in Bankstown will be targeted by Malcolm Turnbull on 1 July, when his broken robo-debt system takes aim at the Aged Pension. The broken robo-debt system will seek to recoup nearly $1 billion from the pockets of pensioners to pay for Malcolm Turnbull’s... read more...


Bankstown Jobs Expo

This Thursday in Bankstown there's a Jobs Expo on. This is a very simple idea. It brings together employers that have got jobs and unemployed people who are looking for a job, and puts them in the one room to help to fill those jobs. It’s like a jobs supermarket. A very,... read more...


Milperra Gets A Shock

Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare has presented the Milperra Lions with a lifesaving defibrillator paid for through his Stronger Communities Fund. "This is lifesaving equipment.  Every minute counts when someone has a heart attack. According to St John Ambulance the use... read more...


Local schools $32M worse off in Budget

Malcolm Turnbull has cut almost $32 million from our local schools in his unfair budget to pay for tax cuts to millionaires and big business. Chester Hill High School will be the hardest hit, with $2.7m worth of cuts. Local Federal MP Jason Clare said: “This will hurt our... read more...