Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

Jason Clare funds boxing room upgrade at PCYC Bankstown

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP today visited PCYC Bankstown to inspect the recent upgrade to the boxing room. The $24,000 upgrade was jointly funded by Jason Clare’s Blaxland Stronger Communities Fund and PCYC Bankstown. Mr Clare said “PCYC Bankstown has been... read more...


Signing of Hong Kong - Australia Free Trade Agreement

Today’s signing of the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement is welcome news.   While Australia’s trade with Hong Kong is already tariff-free, this agreement will establish new rules that will help Australian companies exporting to Hong Kong, especially those in wine and... read more...


Speech: Launch of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry's fourth National Trade Survey Report

JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENTSHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND NORTHERN AUSTRALIAMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND  LAUNCH OF THE AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY FOURTH  NATIONAL TRADE SURVEY REPORT 2018 TUESDAY, 26 MARCH 2019 *** CHECK... read more...


More than $11.5M of taxpayers’ money up in smoke even after winning ISDS case against tobacco giant

  Australian taxpayers have been left more than $11.5 million out of pocket following tobacco giant Phillip Morris’ unsuccessful legal action against Australia’s plain packaging laws. The tobacco giant sued Australia using an Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)... read more...


Perth to host Australia's Future Mines Centre

A Shorten Labor Government will make Perth the home base for the Australian Future Mines centre, establishing WA as the centre of kick-starting the discovery of new mines across the country. Future mining opportunities will generate new jobs and provide a much needed... read more...


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...