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MORRISON MUST SACK CRAIG KELLY

January 13, 2021

Craig Kelly’s position as chair of the Joint Committee on Law Enforcement is untenable and, if he refuses to resign, Scott Morrison must finally show some leadership and sack him.

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SCOTT MORRISON’S JOBKEEPER CUTS TO HIT 1.6 MILLION AUSTRALIANS

January 04, 2021

Today Scott Morrison is doubling down on his new year cuts, slashing the rate of JobKeeper and cutting up to $200 per fortnight from 1.6 million Australians that are currently relying on the payment.

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GOVERNMENT MUST ASSIST SMALL BUSINESSES LEFT BEHIND

December 21, 2020

The Treasurer and the Minister for Small and Family Business need to clarify how many eligible small businesses have missed out on key support measures, and what steps the Government will take to help them access support.

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TOO MANY AUSTRALIANS STUCK IN JOBLESS QUEUES AHEAD OF CHRISTMAS

December 17, 2020

New data shows a welcome increase in jobs, concentrated in Victoria where 80 per cent of new jobs were created, but more than 2.2 million Australians are still looking for work or more hours as the patchy recovery continues.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT LEAVING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF WORKERS BEHIND

December 15, 2020

New ABS figures confirm that more than two hundred thousand jobs still haven’t “come back”.

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RUSH FOR PHOTO OP COULD HURT SMALL BUSINESS

December 08, 2020

The pandemic has hit small businesses hard, with many about to go to the wall. At the end of this month an avalanche of insolvencies is predicted after a regulatory freeze on bankruptcies expires.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST