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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Portfolio Media Releases

Signing of Australia Indonesia FTA

THE HON BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG   SENATOR THE HON PENNY WONG LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION IN THE SENATE SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS SENATOR FOR SOUTH... read more...


How much has Queensland got so far from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility?

 HOW MUCH HAS QUEENSLAND GOT SO FAR FROM THE NORTHERN AUSTRALIA INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITY?   The answer is zero.  Last week in Senate Estimates it was revealed that the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility still hasn’t delivered one cent to Queensland. The NAIF was... read more...


Strong future for Boyne Smelter

STRONG FUTURE FOR BOYNE SMELTER   The Boyne Smelter is a critical part of Australia’s economy and one of our great exporters. It’s produced millions of tonnes of world-class aluminium over the last three decades and employs over a thousand Gladstone locals. Boyne... read more...


Labor commits to extra overtaking lanes on Capricorn Highway

A Shorten Labor Government would invest $15 million to build up to six new overtaking lanes on the Capricorn Highway between Gracemere and Emerald to boost productivity and improve road safety. The Capricorn Highway is Central Queensland’s principal east-west freight corridor... read more...


Coalition too hopeless to deliver Northern Queensland road upgrades

THE HON ANTHONY ALBANESE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, CITIES AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR TOURISM THE HON JASON CLARE SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA   COALITION TOO HOPELESS TO DELIVER NORTHERN QUEENSLAND ROAD... read more...


Labor to kick-start the mines and mining jobs of the future

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT, RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA SENATOR KIM CARR SHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH SENATOR FOR VICTORIA MADELEINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR CONSUMER AFFAIRS SHADOW MINISTER ASSISTING FOR... read more...


Labor's National Hydrogen Plan

BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION   MARK BUTLER MP SHADOW MINISTER CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY   JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT, RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIA   PAT CONROY MP SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY   LABOR’S... read more...


Local projects. Local jobs: Labor's National Procurement Plan

BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION   JIM CHALMERS MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR FINANCE  SENATOR KIM CARR SHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH JASON CLARESHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT LOCAL PROJECTS. LOCAL JOBS: LABOR’S NATIONAL... read more...


Visit to India

Today I will be travelling to India for a series of meeting with Indian political and business leaders. India is Australia’s fifth largest trading partner and a key market for Australian resource, agriculture and service exports. India is the fastest growing major economy in... read more...


Labor will rescue Kakadu

BILL SHORTEN MPLEADER OF THE OPPOSITIONSHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS & ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERSTONY BURKE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATERANTHONY ALBANESE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TOURISMJASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR NORTHERN... read more...