Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Media

Interview with Laura Jayes - Sky News - Tuesday 3 March 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKYNEWS FIRST EDITION WITH LAURA JAYES TUESDAY, 3 MARCH 2020 SUBJECTS: Coronavirus; Sports Rorts; Dick Payten.   LAURA JAYES, HOST: Let’s go live back to Canberra now. Joining me is Labor MP Jason Clare. Jason Clare, thank you for your... read more...


Mr Dick Payten OAM - Federation Chamber - Monday 2 March 2020

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (10:36): A few years ago I was asked to represent the Australian government and the Australian people at the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Kokoda. I took that trip, along with Scott Morrison, representing the then opposition. We flew out from here in... read more...


TELEVISION INTERVIEW - ABC WEEKEND BREAKFAST

E&OE TRANSCRIPTTELEVISION INTERVIEWABC WEEKEND BREAKFASTSATURDAY, 29 FEBRUARY 2020SUBJECTS: Coronavirus; the Economy; Jacinda Ardern.FAUZIAH IBRAHIM: Welcome to you both, seeing as this is the Jason and Jason show Im going to have to make it quite formal and call you both by... read more...


Speech: Small Business - Bushfires

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (13:51): A couple of weeks ago I told the story in here of Paul Parker, the firefighter from Nelligen who gave the Prime Minister a mouthful, and I mentioned that the pub he drinks at had received phone calls from people all across Australia wanting to put... read more...


Take the 2 minute Pub Test

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Interview with Laura Jayes - Sky News - Tuesday 18 February 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKYNEWS FIRST EDITION WITH LAURA JAYES TUESDAY, 18 FEBRUARY 2020 SUBJECTS: Holden departure; Emissions reduction targets; Paul Parker.   LAURA JAYES, HOST: Labor frontbench Jason Clare joins us. Jason Clare are you as angry as the PM at... read more...


Jason Clare thanks local community for bushfire donation efforts

Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare spoke in the Parliament of Australia on the Bushfire Condolence motion. He spoke of the devastation in community from the North Coast to the South Coast of NSW and what he has seen in towns ravaged by the fires. He also took the... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Canberra - Thursday 13 February 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW CANBERRA THURSDAY, 13 FEBRUARY 2020 SUBJECTS: Bushfire recovery; meetings of politicians.   JASON CLARE: I wanted to tell you this morning about a pub in Nelligen, about 130 odd kilometres away from here in Canberra called the Steampacket... read more...


Speech: The Pub Test

    In politics we talk a lot about the pub test.   What does the average bloke or woman in the pub think about what we do here?   If you’re fair dinkum you usually pass.   If you’re full of it you’ll fail. Now here’s a pub test for you.  There’s a pub in Nelligen,... read more...


Speech: Coalition Government

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (13:53): There's a lot wrong with this government, but here are my top 10. No. 10: they reckon they're great economic managers. Yeah, right! Last year economic growth was less here than it was in Greece. No. 9: wages are flat as a tack. It's easier to get... read more...