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SHADOW MINISTRY APPOINTMENT

June 03, 2019

I am honoured to have been appointed as the Shadow Minister for Northern Australia and Shadow Minister for Natural Disaster and Emergency Management. I thank the new Leader of the Opposition, Anthony Albanese, and all my Labor colleagues, for the chance to serve.

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SCOTT MORRISON’S RECORD ON REGIONAL HEALTH NOTHING TO BE PROUD OF

August 29, 2018

Today, the Senate Inquiry into the Accessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Australia came to Mt Isa.   Over the past few months, the Inquiry has been travelling across Australia listening to health and community services about the importance of secure and proper funding regional health services.   The Inquiry has heard from community organisations about relying on one short term contract after anothe...

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THE LNP SQUABBLES WHILE HEALTH COSTS RISE ON THE GOLD COAST

August 27, 2018

While the Liberal Party spent the last two weeks tearing themselves apart, a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has warned that health costs under the Liberals are spiralling out of control. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report, released in the midst of the Liberal Party’s leadership crisis, completely demolished the Government’s claims around Medicare bulk billing rates and out-of-pocket costs. A...

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LEGAL SERVICES LEFT HIGH AND DRY ON FUNDING TO SUPPORT DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE REFORMS

August 10, 2018

Gold Coast Legal Aid services will struggle if the Federal Government refuses to provide additional funding for work stemming from new domestic and family violence legislation.

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WILL LANDRY JOIN OTHER NATIONALS TO SPLIT WITH TURNBULL AND STOP LABOUR HIRE RORTS?

July 20, 2018

Michelle Landry should join other National Party representatives, split from Malcolm Turnbull, and back Labor’s proposals to stop labour hire exploitation. Today, reports show that NSW and Victorian Nationals have split with the Coalition and are following Labor’s lead, belatedly showing their support for a national labour hire licensing scheme.

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LABOR DELIVERS CHANGE TO LABOUR HIRE POLICY – NOW LANDRY NEEDS TO DELIVER

July 19, 2018

Tonight, Shadow Assistant Minister for Workplace Relations Lisa Chesters and Senator for Queensland Murray Watt attended a public meeting hosted by Russell Robertson, Labor candidate for Capricornia to hear about the issue of unfair labour hire practices in Central Queensland. Workers from across Rockhampton gathered at the Rockhampton Jockey Club tonight and told representatives about the rise of casualisation and dodgy labour hire within...

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA