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Media Release: Labor Will Invest $6 Million for Food Relief for Australian Families Going Hungry

4.35pm | May 08, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will help vulnerable families who are going hungry by investing an additional $6 million to support food relief organisations.

Media Release: Labor Will Support People in Financial Hardship Across Brisbane

3.45pm | April 23, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million over four years to emergency relief organisations across the country, including over $5.3 million for organisations that deliver services in Brisbane. 

Labor Will Support Australians in Financial Hardship in Banks

9.35am | April 11, 2019

Over the next four years, Labor will provide additional funding to the emergency relief organisations that work in Padstow, Revesby and Panania.

Media Release: Labor Will Support Australians In Financial Hardship In The ACT

3.25pm | April 10, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million over four years to emergency relief organisations across the country.

Transcript: ABC News 24

7.45pm | April 03, 2019

Transcript from interview on ABC News 24. 

Trasncript: Doorstop Interview with Fiona Phillips

12.00pm | March 29, 2019

Transcript from a doorstop interview with Fiona Phillips, Labor Candidate for Gilmore and Andrew Leigh, Shadow Assistant Treasurer.

Media Release: Labor Will Reverse Liberal Cuts & Boost Funding to South Coast Emergency Relief Organisations

11.45am | March 29, 2019

Relief organisations support vulnerable Australians who have nowhere else to turn by providing assistance like food hampers, transport vouchers and financial assistance. The charities and not-for-profits that do this work are increasingly stretched and need more resources, which is why Labor will reverse Liberal cuts and invest $40 million into emergency relief across the country.

Media Release: Labor Will Give Australians Alternatives To Payday Loans

9.25am | March 22, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $60 million from the Banking Fairness Fund to give vulnerable Australians an alternative to dodgy payday lenders, doubling the funding for not-for-profit microfinance programs across the country.

Transcript: Doorstop Cairns March 15 2019

9.20am | March 20, 2019

The banking royal commission exposed really shocking stories about misconduct by the banks and the consequences for their customers and for the community.

Media Release: Father Bob Maguire Foundation Receives Important Boost

11.00am | March 04, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will secure the sustainability of the Father Bob Maguire Foundation over the next four years with a $200,000 funding boost.