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ROYAL COMMISSION REVEALS MORRISON’S BUSHFIRE FAILURES

October 30, 2020

The final report of the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements confirms what Australians already knew - the Morrison Government failed bushfire victims across our country.

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NEW FIGURES SHOW NAIF IS STILL THE “NO ACTUAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND”

October 29, 2020

Less than 5 cents for every dollar promised under the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) scheme has been delivered since it was announced five years ago, according to new figures from Senate Estimates.

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WATER GRID ELECTION PROMISE STILL NOT DELIVERED

October 21, 2020

The Morrison Government has still not delivered a statutory water authority, a central plank of their election commitment to drought-ravaged communities.

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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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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA