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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Straight from the Senate - Issue 35

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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Future of Work Public Forum

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

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Early Childhood Educators Walk Off

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

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

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.

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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.

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