A Fair Economy

I believe our economy should serve its people. Labor will always work for an economy that is both strong and fair. We can deliver growth, efficiency and social justice when we provide quality education and training, support industries to provide jobs that are fairly paid and stable, and recognise the distinct needs of regional Australia, all while embracing the potential of technology and innovation. Australia is at its best when the benefits of economic growth are there for all to share. 

Media Release: Labor Will Protect Australians In Financial Stress

11.00am | October 18, 2018

Labor has moved to establish a Senate Inquiry to examine financial services that were excluded from the terms of reference of the Financial Services Royal Commission.

Superannuation at NSW Labor Conference 2018

4.30pm | July 01, 2018

Today I moved at the NSW Labor annual conference that the next Labor Government take concrete and specific actions to improve women’s economic security in retirement.

Speech on Personal Income Tax Changes

12.30pm | June 19, 2018

Australia has a progressive tax system. That's something that we've had since very early in our history, and it lies at the heart of our conception as an egalitarian nation.

Transcript: Jenny McAllister on Tax Cuts

10.30am | May 30, 2018

Nobody can accuse Australian women of not pulling their weight in the Australian economy.  Many women go to work, they work hard for their employers then they go home and do a second shift looking after kids or looking after other family members.

Budget 2018: The Difference Between Labor and the Coalition Couldn't be Clearer

4.30pm | May 11, 2018

The Coalition’s budget is fundamentally unfair and will make working and middle class Australians pay for tax cuts to the big end of town.

Future of Work Public Forum

8.30pm | May 03, 2018

It was a fantastic night at the Future of Work forum, discussing the many challenges facing Australian workers.

Early Childhood Educators Walk Off

5.00pm | March 27, 2018

Today early childhood educators all across the country walked off the job to demand equal pay.

Speech on Corporate Tax Cuts and Why They Won't Increase Wages

3.15pm | March 26, 2018

If you are after a guarantee that the tax cut will increase wages, you are not going to get it. They can't give it. That is simply not what their modelling tells them.

Speech on the Gender Pay Gap

11.40am | March 19, 2018

The gender pay gap is a multifaceted problem. It arises from a complex mix of cultural and economic factors, which range from gender segregation in the workplace through the availability of flexible working conditions to outright discrimination.

Speech on Early Childhood Educators

7.50pm | February 06, 2018

Early childhood educators perform some of the most valuable work in our society for less than half the average Australian wage. Anyone who has had a child attend child care knows the importance of a good teacher and how central they are to a child's life.