Straight from the Senate - Issue 39

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Last weekend 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, including paying super on parental leave and investigating options to ‘top up’ low balance accounts.

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Grandmothers against Detention of Refugee Children

Today I met with Grandmothers against Detention of Refugee Children. The Coalition Government has shown no interest in finding resettlement options for children in detention.

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Superannuation at NSW Labor Conference 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.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 38

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Last week the Liberal National Conference voted to privatise the ABC. The ABC is a national institution that millions enjoy and a cornerstone of our democracy. Labor will never privatise the ABC.

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Labor will never privatise the ABC

Labor will never privatise the ABC. 

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 37

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Treasury Secretary, John Fraser, said that Treasury could not provide any analysis on how the income tax cuts impact different areas or genders because the cuts are “gender neutral”.

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Transcript: Jenny McAllister on Tax Cuts

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.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 36

This week Senator Wong and I tried to get to the bottom of the allegations against Mr John Lloyd, the Australian Public Service Commissioner.

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Transcript: Jenny McAllister on Senate Estimates, John Lloyd, Pauline Hanson's Secret Deals with the Government and Tax Cuts

Mr John Lloyd is the man who is charged with taking responsibility for the values and the integrity of the Australian Public Service. Yesterday he gave a performance so bad that it left the Government Ministers sitting around him essentially confused about what to do. Mr Lloyd was contemptuous with the processes of the Senate.

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

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.

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