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LABOR TO STOP UNFAIR LABOUR HIRE PRACTICES

April 19, 2018

The Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Brendan O'Connor and Russell Robertson, the Labor Candidate for Capricornia will be in Rockhampton today to talk to workers, unions and employers about stopping unfair labour hire practices and the growing instance of insecure work.  The most recent ABS Characteristics of Employment Survey data shows that there are 23,500 labour hire workers in Queensland. Too many labour hire w...

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HANSON’S COMPANY TAX CUT “DEAL” SELLS OUT 30 000 QUEENSLAND APPRENTICES

March 23, 2018

Pauline Hanson’s deal to deliver $65 billion in tax cuts for the big end of town, in exchange for a “pilot” program for 1000 apprenticeships is a pathetic con job. Already Hanson has sold out the battlers she pretends to stand up for, by supporting cuts to penalty rates, pensions and health funding. By supporting a big business tax cut, she’s sold out again, choosing billionaires over battlers.

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HEY LANDRY – TIME TO PAY YOUR BILLS

March 16, 2018

Today health workers in Rockhampton are sending a message to Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry – your health bills are overdue and it’s time to pay up. Last month the State Government revealed that an estimated $39 million was owed to Central Queensland from the Federal Government for unpaid surgeries and other hospital admissions.

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CIOBO SHIRKS RESPONSIBILITY AGAIN

March 14, 2018

How many Steve Ciobos does it take to change a lightbulb? Trick question. Steve Ciobo would rather sit in the dark and complain about other people not changing it.

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GOLD COAST SUBBIES SUFFERING AS LNP DELAYS ON PHOENIXING

March 07, 2018

Gold Coast subbies and home buyers continue to suffer, as their Federal LNP MPs stall on crucial building reforms. Last week we saw another Gold Coast construction company collapse, leaving subcontractors and homeowners tens of thousands of dollars out of pocket.

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TURNBULL JUMPS QUEUE WHILE THOUSANDS OF GOLD COASTERS WAIT

March 01, 2018

This week, it was revealed that Malcolm Turnbull’s department intervened last year to ensure Turnbull’s Sydney harbourside mansion was connected up to high speed NBN broadband through HFC. This intervention came just 11 days after Malcolm Turnbull announced that his Government were halting the installation of the NBN through HFC, with delays expecting to last up to 9 months. It’s just the latest example that Malcolm Turnbull and his Libe...

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A FAIR GO FOR AUSTRALIA