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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

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Grants to support community volunteers

Community organisations in Blaxland will soon be able to apply for up to $5,000 to pay for basic necessities, such as petrol, computers and office equipment. Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP is encouraging local not-for-profit organisations in our community to... read more...


Adjournment: A tale of two cities.

Adjournment: A tale of two cities. House of Representatives ***Check against delivery*** As a kid at Canley Vale High School, one of the books we had to read was the Charles Dickens classic A Tale of Two Cities. As a member of parliament representing the community where I... read more...


Vic Govt does what Turnbull should have – Independent economic modelling on CPTPP released

The Victorian Government has stepped in where Turnbull failed and released independent economic modelling so the community can better understand the benefits of the new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).   Labor welcomes the... read more...


Bankstown Hospital and Stacey Street in the 2018 NSW State Budget

Thank you Mr Deputy Speaker. For the last 12 months I have been waging a campaign to upgrade the Emergency Department at Bankstown Hospital. Bankstown Hospital is bursting at the seams. But a particular part of the hospital that needs help urgently is the Emergency... read more...


Genex NAIF loan 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 GENEX NAIF LOAN ANNOUNCED - AT LAST! After more than three years of funding nothing in North Queensland, the... read more...


Minister confirms Turnbull will break promise to Northern Australia

MINISTER CONFIRMS TURNBULL WILL BREAK PROMISE TO NORTHERN AUSTRALIA   The Minister for Small and Family Business today confirmed to Parliament that the Government will break its promise to deliver up to $1 billion in infrastructure funding by 30 June from the Northern... read more...


Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility  Consideration in Detail - Federation Chamber ***Check against delivery*** The minister just mentioned the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, and I want to ask him a question about it. The NAIF was announced by the... read more...


Speech to Australia China Business Council

SPEECH TO AUSTRALIA CHINA BUSINESS COUNCIL  PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA TUESDAY, 19 JUNE 2018 *** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ***   Bob Hawke’s most savage criticism of his predecessor Gough Whitlam was that what he knew “about economics you could write on the back of a postage... read more...


Trade Minister backs Labor trade plan

  Labor’s plan to help Australian businesses tackle non-tariff barriers has received another endorsement – this time from the Trade Minister himself.   Non-tariff barriers are anything from product standards to labelling and certification requirements.   In October last year,... read more...


Interview with Kier Shorey - ABC FNQ, Breakfast - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW BREAKFAST, ABC FNQWEDNESDAY, 13 JUNE 2018 SUBJECT: $71,500 spent to find new NAIF Chairperson, NAIF failure to invest.  KIER SHOREY: We're joined now by Jason Clare who is the Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia. Good morning... read more...