E&OE TRANSCRIPT-RADIO INTERVIEW- ABC NORTH QUEENSLAND, BREAKFAST

SUBJECT/S: Penalty rates, wage growth.

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LABOUR FORCE FIGURES

Labor welcomes the unemployment rate remaining steady at 5.4 per cent, but notes that there are now 707,700 unemployed Australians, with 18,900 more people lining the unemployment queue than when the Liberal Government was elected. 

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SEASONAL WORKER PROGRAM DEATHS REQUIRE EXPLANATION

Reports revealing exploitation and even deaths of workers who are part of the Turnbull government’s seasonal worker program are alarming and require an urgent investigation and explanation. 

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INEQUALITY GROWING UNDER TURNBULL

Reports today of new economic research from the Centre of Policy Studies provides yet more evidence that Turnbull and his Liberals are presiding over growing inequality in Australia, and have no plans to address it.

 

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LABOR RAMPS UP PRESSURE ON CASH

Today the Senate compelled Minister Cash to make a statement explaining her spurious use of public interest immunity (PII) to avoid scrutiny and to answer questions about her competence to administer her portfolio responsibilities.

 

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TURNBULL MUST ACT TO STOP EXPLOITATION OF TIP TOP DRIVERS

Reports on ABC’s 7.30 detail the exploitation of Tip Top owner drivers, enabled by Turnbull and his Liberals’ decision last year to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT), which would have dealt with such appalling conduct. 

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MINISTER CASH MISLED CHRISTENSEN LIKE SHE MISLED THE SENATE

Minister Cash today was shown up in Question Time today, when she could not even bring herself to deny that she deliberately misled George Christensen about Labor’s penalty rate amendments.

 

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT-DOORSTOP-CANBERRA

SUBJECTS: Labor to Legislate for Ten Days Domestic Violence Leave.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT-TV INTERVIEW-SKY NEWS AM AGENDA

SUBJECTS: Domestic Violence Leave; Citizenship, Penalty Rates.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT-TELEVISION INTERVIEW-ABC NEWS BREAKFAST

SUBJECTS: Labor to Legislate for Ten Days Domestic Violence Leave; Citizenship; Manus Island.

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