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THANK YOU TO GORTON

May 20, 2019

I am humbled to be re-elected as Member for Gorton, and to be given the opportunity to continue to serve the residents of this electorate in the federal parliament.

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LABOR WILL CAP FIXED TERM CONTRACTS

May 16, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will stem the tide of rampant insecure work, providing certainty and security of employment and wages for Australians.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC NORTHERN TASMANIA THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019

May 16, 2019

SUBJECTS: Minimum wage submission; Penalty rates; Labour hire workers.

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UNEMPLOYMENT, UNDEREMPLOYMENT RISE UNDER LIBERALS

May 16, 2019

Today’s labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that both unemployment and underemployment have risen for the March quarter under this chaotic Liberal Government.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP LAUNCESTON THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019

May 16, 2019

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures; Fixed term contracts: Casualisation of the labour market.

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LABOR’S WAGE THEFT CRACKDOWN

May 15, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will crack down on wage theft by giving workers who are ripped off an efficient and effective avenue to reclaim unpaid wages.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST