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Media Release: Department Confirms Cuts to ATSI Sexual Health Prevention Programs

5.00pm | March 03, 2017

Evidence heard at Senate Estimates this afternoon has revealed that critical sexual health prevention programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are being defunded by the Turnbull Government without any evaluation or consultation. 

McAllister, Dodson and McCarthy Media Release: Nigel Scullion Still Failing On Indigenous Advancement Strategy

3.25pm | March 03, 2017

Evidence heard at Senate Estimates this morning shows the Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion continues to preside over a failing Indigenous Advancement Strategy which is not delivering for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. 

Butler and McAllister Media Release: Energy Crisis 'Crept Up' on Government - Treasury Secretary

9.00am | March 02, 2017

The Prime Minister has been caught out making energy policy on the run. Under questioning from Senator McAllister, Treasury Secretary John Fraser revealed that the government had been surprised by the energy crisis, and there was no Treasury analysis supporting the government’s plan for new coal generation. 

Transcript: Jenny McAllister On Estimates

11.00am | March 01, 2017

Its day three of Estimates and I thought I’d run through what we learnt yesterday. First of all we learnt that neither Senator Hanson nor Senator Roberts could be bothered to turn up. They’d prefer to send their barbs from a distance and don’t want to participate in the Committee process

Husic and McAllister Media Release: Proof DTA Was MIA During Turnbull Tech Wrecks

1.36pm | February 28, 2017

Last night at Senate Estimates the Turnbull Government’s peak digital transformation body acknowledged it hadn’t lifted a finger to fix IT messes hurting Australians. Evidence presented to Estimates revealed a total disconnect between the Digital Transformation Agency and the ongoing digital project failures from the Turnbull Government.

Transcript: Jenny McAllister On Estimates, Digital Transformation Agency, APS, George Brandis And 18c

11.00am | February 28, 2017

Welcome to day two of estimates, and I want to make few remarks about what we learned yesterday.  For a start, people will remember the Government’s Digital Transformation Organisation, which was rolled over into a Digital Transformation Agency after the last election. 

Transcript: Jenny McAllister On Sky News On Penalty Rates

5.00pm | February 23, 2017

We do not accept the decision that’s come down today and we don’t accept the reasoning that underpins it. There are many things that have happened in the last couple of years that might have changed this decision. 

King and McAllister Media Release: Malcolm's Hospital Cuts Hurting Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital

4.40pm | February 23, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull's health cuts are putting pressure on Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital and hospitals around Australia. Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare Catherine King and Senator for NSW Jenny McAllister visited the Hospital today to hear from patients, doctors, nurses and staff about the impact of the cuts.

Transcript: Jenny McAllister on Senate Inquiry, Energy Policy and SA Blackout

2.40pm | February 21, 2017

LEON BYNER: Yesterday in Adelaide a Senate Inquiry was held to probe why South Australia was brought to its knees last September with a shutdown of power…Jenny McAllister…you were there yesterday, what did we get out of it?  

Media Release: Industry Experts Ask "Where is Frydenberg?"

8.30am | February 21, 2017

Australia’s National Electricity Market is suffering because of a lack of federal leadership, a Senate committee was told yesterday in Adelaide. Industry representatives and energy system experts testified before the Senate Select Committee into the Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure in a Warming World that the current policy settings keep Australia stuck in the past.