Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

Canavan split a test for PM

Matt Canavan’s split from Scott Morrison in calling for new coal fired power stations is a breach of Cabinet solidarity and is further evidence of the Government’s irreconcilable divisions. This is a test of Scott Morrison’s authority - who is setting policy, the Prime... read more...


LNP chaos and disunity leads to renewed privitisation push in Qld

 In today’s Courier Mail it was revealed that six Queensland LNP Members support plans to privatise Queensland’s electricity generators.   In a move that would make former Queensland Premier Newman blush, the six MPs bizarrely wrote to their own Nationals Party Leader and... read more...


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...


Jason Clare funds canteen upgrade at Jensen Park

Last Friday, Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare announced $3,500 in funding to the Bankstown City Football Club to upgrade the canteen and clubhouse facilities at the home of football in Bankstown, Jensen Park. The Bankstown City Football Club will use this funding to... read more...


Jason Clare funds canteen upgrade at Jensen Park

Last Friday, Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare announced $3,500 in funding to the Bankstown City Football Club to upgrade the canteen and clubhouse facilities at the home of football in Bankstown, Jensen Park. The Bankstown City Football Club will use this funding to... read more...


Jason Clare funds canteen upgrade at Jensen Park

Last Friday, Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare announced $3,500 in funding to the Bankstown City Football Club to upgrade the canteen and clubhouse facilities at the home of football in Bankstown, Jensen Park. The Bankstown City Football Club will use this funding to... read more...


Mr Brian and Mrs Fleur Wenham

Federation Chamber CONSTITUENCY STATEMENTS Mr Brian and Mrs Fleur Wenham    Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (16:18): Last month I got an email from a woman named Carol, telling me that her mum and her dad live in my electorate and that they were about to celebrate their 60th wedding... read more...