Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

Jason Clare helps local men suit up to find work

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP today visited Metro Assist's Dress for Work store based in Bankstown to donate a suit for men in the community who are experiencing financial hardship. Dress for Work is a free service that provides professional business attire and... read more...


NDIS funding cuts hurt local families

Local kids with a disability have had their funding cut by up to 70% in the last month. Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP has been campaigning against these funding cuts and today met with local families to hear how they are being affected. The meeting was also... read more...


MPI - Thursday, 01 March 2018

** HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ** -Check Against Delivery- There are 30,000 people currently looking for work, currently looking for a job, in North Queensland—all the way from Rocky to the tip of Cape York—and that doesn't get enough attention in this place. So I'm glad that... read more...


NDIS cuts to Kids - Thursday, 01 March 2018

** FEDERATION CHAMBER ** -Check Against Delivery- Two weeks ago I spoke about a little girl in my electorate named Georgia who has autism, epilepsy and profound global development delay. Georgia can’t dress herself or brush her teeth or comb her hair. She can’t shower on... read more...


Interview - ABC News, Weekend Breakfast - Sunday, 25 February 2018

E&O TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW ABC NEWS, WEEKEND BREAKFAST SUNDAY, 25 FEBRUARY 2018   SUBJECTS: Government division, North Queensland jobs, trade, Turnbull's visit to the United States  GEOGHEGAN: We do need to start with the domestic politics. Barnaby Joyce has... read more...


Labor to deliver more local jobs and infrastructure with Rockhampton-Yeppoon Road

LABOR TO DELIVER MORE LOCAL JOBS AND INFRASTRUCTURE WITH ROCKHAMPTON-YEPPOON ROAD   A Shorten Labor Government will invest $47.5 million in the Rockhampton-Yeppoon Road – creating up to 150 new local jobs for Rockhampton and regional Queensland. The proposed project is... read more...


Interview with Tom Connell - Wednesday, 21 February 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS, AM AGENDA WEDNESDAY, 21 FEBRUARY 2018 SUBJECT/S: Adani, Queensland Jobs TOM CONNELL: Labor's position on Adani. What are they going to do on this? Bill Shorten indicating that they could walk away from supporting this. It’s all... read more...


Jason Clare raises money for Bankstown Hospital School

Federal Member for Blaxland, the Hon Jason Clare MP has raised $2,800 for the Bankstown Hospital School to buy new equipment for the school’s outdoor learning area. Kids at Bankstown Hospital who are too sick to go to school are able to attend classes, or receive tutoring at... read more...


Labor backs local jobs with Mackay Port Access Road

BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG ANTHONY ALBANESE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, CITIES AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR TOURISM... read more...


Launch of the Australia China Daigou Association

***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY***   Gùng héi faat chōi. Xīnnián kuàilè. Happy New Year everyone! This year is the Year of the Dog.   I was born in the Year of the Rat.  In 1972.  That was a good year for China and Australia. It was the year Prime Minister Gough Whitlam... read more...