Speech in Parliament on Turnbull's War On The Young

This government is at war with the young, from cuts to education funding through to a deliberate attempt to sabotage any meaningful action on climate change. This government shows every time that the only thing it cares about less than young people's present is their future. 

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Media Release: Turnbull's Tech Wrecks Need Senate Oversight

Today Labor is calling on the Senate to set up an inquiry into the Turnbull Government’s beleaguered digital transformation efforts. During its time in government, the Coalition has doubled its digital spend to $10 billion but witnessed digital project after digital project run into trouble.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 28

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I recently had the opportunity to travel with Save the Children to visit the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. It was a profoundly moving experience.

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Media Release: Labor sends marriage equality postal survey to Senate inquiry

Labor Senator Louise Pratt has lodged a motion to refer the Government’s ridiculous plan to conduct a non-binding postal survey on marriage equality to the Senate References Committee for Finance and Public Administration Committee.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 27

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Yesterday I hosted a citizenship forum in Hurstville with Shadow Minister for Multicultural Australia and Citizenship Tony Burke MP.

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Food Manufacturing in Western Sydney

Today I participated in a roundtable on the future of food manufacturing in Western Sydney at Arnott’s Huntingwood factory.

 

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Tackling Inequality at NSW Labor Conference

Today I addressed NSW Labor state conference about the urgent need to address economic inequality.

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Zaatari Refugee Camp in northern Jordan

Today I visited the Zaatari Camp in the desert in northern Jordan which hosts about 80,000 Syrian Refugees.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 26

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I spoke with David Lipson on Lateline about the Turnbull Government’s changes that began this weekend. The Coalition is cutting taxes for Australia’s wealthiest citizens, while cutting the wages of some of our lowest paid workers.

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Straight from the Senate - Issue 25

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This week I spoke in the Senate on the Bill I have introduced to require the Productivity Commission to regularly report on inequality.

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