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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

Labor to Introduce an Australian Jobs Test for Government Export Loans

Labor will introduce amendments to a Government bill to make sure that any loans provided by the Export Finance Insurance Corporation (EFIC) to companies to expand overseas also creates more jobs in Australia. The Turnbull Government has introduced legislation, which would... read more...


A little less conversation a little more action on trade please Malcolm

Malcolm Turnbull talks a big game on trade but has failed to deliver any new trade agreements to open up markets for Australian goods and services and create real jobs. Labor delivered three free trade agreements when we were last in Government. Tony Abbott delivered three... read more...


Interview with Kieran Gilbert - Sky News AM Agenda (SUBJECT/S: ENERGY SECURITY, U.S. ASYLUM SEEKER RESETTLEMENT DEAL, U.S. - AUSTRALIAN RELATIONS, COMPANY TAX CUTS)

E&EO TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW SKY NEWS, AM AGENDA WEDNESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2017 SUBJECT/S: ENERGY SECURITY, U.S. ASYLUM SEEKER RESETTLEMENT DEAL, U.S. - AUSTRALIAN RELATIONS, COMPANY TAX CUTS KIERAN GILBERT: I’m joined by Labor frontbencher Jason Clare. You have heard some of... read more...


Turnbull Too Weak To Confront Trump On Trade

Malcolm Turnbull’s failure to raise the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with Donald Trump in their conversation yesterday is more embarrassing proof of his weak economic leadership. Last week after Donald Trump signed an Executive Order withdrawing the United States from the... read more...


Japan Slaps Down Turnbull on TPP

Malcolm Turnbull has suffered yet another embarrassment after his idea to pursue a new trade agreement with the 10 other signatories to the now-dead Trans-Pacific Partnership was rejected by the Japanese Government. The Japan Times has reported that Japanese Prime Minister... read more...


Interview with David Speers, Sky News PM Agenda

E&EO TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW SKY NEWS, PM AGENDA WEDNESDAY, 25 JANUARY 2017 SUBJECT/S: AUSTRALIAN JOBS AND PRODUCTS, TPP, TRADE DAVID SPEERS: With me now Labor’s Trade spokesman, Jason Clare. Thank you very much for joining me this afternoon. Let’s just start with what Bill... read more...


TPP, You're Fired: Trump

This morning Donald Trump put the final nail in the coffin of the TPP, issuing an Executive Order withdrawing the United States from the agreement.  This Executive Order means the TPP is now officially dead.   Malcolm Turnbull's credibility is not in much better shape.... read more...


TPP Another Turnbull Economic Mess

Despite confirming he expected the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be killed by Donald Trump, the Trade Minister confirmed today he has not ordered any economic modelling of the benefits to Australia of the Turnbull Government’s Plan B agreement without the US. This is... read more...


Interview ABC The World Today - Monday, 24 January 2017

E&EO TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC RADIO, THE WORLD TODAY MONDAY, 23 JANUARY 2017 SUBJECT/S: TPP HOST: The Labor Party says that the Government’s plan to ratify the TPP makes no sense without the US onboard. But speaking earlier to Julia Holman, Labor’s Trade spokesperson... read more...


Interview ABC Weekend Breakfast Sunday, 22 January 2017

 E&EO TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW ABC WEEKEND BREAKFAST SUNDAY, 22 JANUARY 2017 SUBJECT/S: Dead TPP, Baird resignation, Acland mine expansion, NDIS Review JOURNALIST: Jason Clare is the Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment and he joins us now in the studio. Jason Clare,... read more...