Labor is committed to tackling child poverty and putting Australia’s children first. A new report shows that 1 in 6 children are living in poverty, reinforcing the need for a concerted, sustained effort to tackle this issue.
t’s an honour to be appointed as the Shadow Assistant Minister for Families and Communities. I am excited to be taking up Labor’s fight in this portfolio with my friend and colleague Linda Burney. I thank Bill Shorten for this opportunity.
Senator McAllister visits NSW North Coast to Discuss Forest Conservation and Koala Habitat Preservation
In northern NSW koala populations are in decline. At the same time, both state and federal Liberal governments seek to water down laws that protect native animals and their habitats.
Today I met with Grandmothers against Detention of Refugee Children. The Coalition Government has shown no interest in finding resettlement options for children in detention.
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.