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Parliament – flood update

Parliament – flood update

Ms Ley (Farrer—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) - 10 Nov 2022 I rise to pay tribute to the untiring efforts of emergency workers and agencies working across my electorate to protect lives and property during this spring flooding. Right now, there are flood warnings...

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Recovery grants for primary producers

Recovery grants for primary producers

Primary producers affected by ongoing flooding in New South Wales can apply for recovery grants of up to $25,000 as part of the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements. The grants are now available for eligible primary producers in the...

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Government must deliver a better plan for all

Government must deliver a better plan for all

Under the Albanese Government’s watch everything is going up except your wages, and the value of your house. Power bills are set to rise by 56 per cent. At the supermarket you get less for more. The average Australian family faces a $2000 hit to their budget between...

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Important transparency for Jobs and Skills Australia

Important transparency for Jobs and Skills Australia

The Opposition has successfully introduced transparency into the Albanese Government’s key workforce agency, Jobs and Skills Australia, after working constructively with the Crossbench and convincing the Government to support the bar set by the National Skills...

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Budget is Labor’s chance to live up to their promises

Budget is Labor’s chance to live up to their promises

You might not remember the first speech delivered by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, in front of a rowdy crowd of Labor faithful late on election night, but I do. In his first speech as Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese made an important commitment to the Australian...

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Important transparency for Jobs and Skills Australia

Apprenticeships hit record highs under Coalition

Data released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has confirmed the Coalition’s strong record on skills and training, with trade apprenticeships hitting a new record high in March 2022. The latest data from NCVER shows there were 387,830...

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RN Breakfast – ABC Radio – transcript

RN Breakfast – ABC Radio – transcript

Topics: Power prices, renewable energy transition, stage three tax cuts, misogyny speech reflection PATRICIA KARVELAS: Power bills are expected to go up 35 per cent next year that's on top of the already increasing cost of living. The Government has so far ruled out...

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Labor’s political review grounds our space industry

The Opposition is calling on Labor to immediately unfreeze $150 million of landmark space industry grants. The Opposition has revealed Labor has delayed critical industry grants for the $150 million Australian Moon to Mars initiative. The initiative was set to anchor...

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Press Conference – 06 Oct

Press Conference – 06 Oct

Key topic: Labor's wavering commitment to keep 'stage 3' tax cuts SUSSAN LEY: Good morning, everybody At the last election, the Australian people were told by Anthony Albanese that regardless of who you voted for, the Coalition’s tax cuts would be delivered in...

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Opinion: cost of living hit coming this Christmas

Opinion: cost of living hit coming this Christmas

It has been four months since Anthony Albanese and the Labor Party were successful at the election – you might have even voted for them. Anthony Albanese promised you that your power bill would go down by $275, that your wage would outpace inflation and that he had a...

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