Speech on Protecting Our Charities

A few weeks ago, the Labor Party, together with minor parties and crossbenchers, met with Hands Off Our Charities, a group representing organisations as diverse as the Uniting Church, Oxfam and the ACF.

Read more
Share

Speech on the Gender Pay Gap

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.

Read more
Share

Butler and McAllister Media Release: Turnbull Government Weasel Words on 1800RESPECT

Today, the Turnbull Government tabled their response to the 1800RESPECT Senate Inquiry and unsurprisingly they have not made a significant commitment to addressing any of the recommendations.

Read more
Share

Straight from the Senate - Issue 34

RECENTLY

I’m presently leading a Senate inquiry into the digital delivery of government services. It’s a boring title, but a fascinating subject!

Read more
Share

International Women's Day 2018

Let’s use today to reaffirm our commitment to ending gender inequality.

Read more
Share

Setting The Agenda 2018: A National Strategy for Gender Equality

Tanya Plibersek MP today launched Labor's "Setting the Agenda: A National Strategy for Gender Equality". 

Read more
Share

Labor Commits to Reinstate Time Use Survey

Today the Australian Labor Party has committed to reinstating the Time Use Survey which measures women’s unpaid work.

Read more
Share

Mardi Gras 40th Anniversary

The 40th anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras was a fantastic chance to celebrate how far we’ve come since 1978.

Read more
Share

Straight from the Senate - Issue 33

RECENTLY

This week in Senate Estimates I asked the Australian Public Service Commissioner, John Lloyd, about an email to the IPA he sent commenting on Labor Senator, Penny Wong

Read more
Share

Transcript: Jenny McAllister on Senate Estimates, the Coalition's Secret Agreement and Vetting of Potential Migrants

What we saw were the murky workings of the Coalition on full display. Now the Prime Minister has the power, and exclusively the power, to appoint ministerial staff. Yet it became apparent yesterday that in practice the Prime Minister's office is merely a post box for the asks from the National Party. 

Read more
Share