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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

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...


2 Years of Turnbull in 90 Seconds

  Tomorrow Malcolm Turnbull's Government turns two – and what a cracking two years it's been. Debt’s gone up. The deficit's gone up. Electricity prices have gone up – through the roof. And taxes have gone up. Almost everyone now has to pay more tax - unless of course... read more...


Interview with Kieran Gilbert - Sky News - Wednesday, 13 September 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS, AM AGENDA WEDNESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2017 SUBJECTS: Gas export trigger, energy policy crisis. KIERAN GILBERT: Let’s go live to the Shadow Trade Minister Jason Clare, this morning. You are calling on the Government to pull a trigger... read more...


Doorstop - Canberra - Wednesday, 13 September 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPTDOORSTOPCANBERRAWEDNESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2017 SUBJECT/S: Turnbull’s energy chaos, electricity price rising under Libs, gas trigger, Clean Energy Target, media reforms. JASON CLARE: Malcolm Turnbull today should pull his finger out and pull the gas trigger.... 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...


Doorstop - Canberra - Wednesday, 13 September 2017

THE HON JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   THE HON JOEL FITZGIBBON MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY SHADOW MINISTER FOR RURAL AND REGIONAL... read more...


Doorstop - Canberra - Tuesday, 12 September 2017

E&OE TRANSCRIPTDOORSTOPCANBERRATUESDAY, 12 SEPTEMBER 2017 SUBJECT/S: Turnbull’s energy chaos, electricity price rising under Libs, gas trigger, Clean Energy Target. MARK BUTLER, SHADOW MINISTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY: The last 24 hours really have exemplified the... read more...


75 years since Kokoda and Dick Payten

Seventy-five years ago last week, we defeated the seemingly invincible Japanese army at Milne Bay. Next week it will be 75 years since the tide turned on the Kokoda Track and the Japanese would start to retreat. I haven't heard much said about this lately in the media or in... read more...


Speech To Hong Kong 20: Developments & Opportunities Business Forum

***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** Thank you for the invitation to speak today. And thank you to ACCI and the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office for the work you do. It is very important. Hong Kong and Australia are good friends. It’s a friendship that goes back a long way.... 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...