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Workplace gender equality up for scrutiny

Workplace gender equality up for scrutiny

The Liberals welcome the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s publishing of the gender pay gap for employers of 100 or more employees. We wanted to see this level of scrutiny applied to these organisations which is why we supported the development of this policy, and...

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Skills review kicks can down the road

Skills review kicks can down the road

As the number of apprentices and trainees taking up skills and training collapses across the country, instead of taking action the Albanese Government has kicked the can down the road with yet another “strategic review”, all but cutting skills out of the upcoming...

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Speech – Bombing of Darwin 82nd anniversary

Speech – Bombing of Darwin 82nd anniversary

May I start by acknowledging and respecting the Larrakia people, the traditional owners of the land on which we meet. I want to thank and recognise the Assistant Minister for Veterans Affairs, the Leader of the Opposition my friend and colleague Lia Finocchiaro, your...

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Government changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan

Government changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan

The Federal Government is seeking feedback before it begins significant reforms to the Murray Darling Basin Plan (recovering 450gl of environmental water) through their amended Restoring Our Rivers Act 2023.  This is our region's final chance to influence decisions on...

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Parliament – Apology to Stolen Generations

Parliament – Apology to Stolen Generations

Ms LEY (Farrer—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (12:44): I would like to associate myself with the remarks of the Prime Minister, the Minister for Indigenous Australians and the Leader of the Opposition. I also want to acknowledge those here today who've made the...

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Former PM Scott Morrison to leave parliament

Former PM Scott Morrison to leave parliament

The former Prime Minister and Member for Cook, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, has confirmed he will leave Australia’s Federal Parliament at the end February 2024. Scott is a dear friend who has supported me from the very beginning of my career in public life, through to...

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Manufacturing insolvencies triple under Labor

Manufacturing insolvencies triple under Labor

The latest data demonstrates the Albanese Government’s first term industrial policy settings have delivered a Valley of Death for Aussies manufacturers and construction companies. According to the official Australian insolvency statistics, released by ASIC on 10...

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Skills program needs a spark

Skills program needs a spark

Labor has begun 2024 as they finished 2023 – failing the Australian people on key policy areas, particularly in the skills portfolio. Labor’s much vaunted New Energy Apprenticeships Program, which has been in place for more than a year, has only attracted 1,787...

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Ley plea: share a DV help contact to save a life

Ley plea: share a DV help contact to save a life

The Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Minister for Women, Sussan Ley, and the Shadow Minister for Child Protection and the Prevention of Family Violence, Senator Kerrynne Liddle, are launching a domestic violence awareness drive to call on all Australians to...

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