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GOVERNMENT MUST CLEAR THE AIR ON NUCLEAR POWER PLANT PLANS

July 25, 2019

Communities in the Hunter, Lake Macquarie and Central Coast deserve to know exactly where the Morrison Government would build nuclear power plants under the intensifying Coalition campaign for Australia to develop a nuclear power industry.

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GOVERNMENT OUT OF TOUCH WITH NDIS PARTICIPANTS’ NEEDS

July 22, 2019

The Liberals have ripped $1.6 billion out of the NDIS, leaving people with a disability and those who care for them without the support they need.

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AUSTRALIA-PNG COMPREHENSIVE PARTNERSHIP

July 22, 2019

Labor welcomes the agreement by Prime Ministers Scott Morrison and James Marape to work towards elevating the relationship between Australia and Papua New Guinea to the status of a Comprehensive Strategic and Economic Partnership. With The Hon Anthony Albanese and Senator Penny Wong

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PACIFIC LABOUR SCHEME’S DISAPPOINTING START

July 08, 2019

A central plank of the Coalition Government’s push to boost Australia’s engagement with the Pacific, its new Pacific Labour Scheme, has had a deeply disappointing first year.

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PENSIONERS HIT HARD BY GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE

June 21, 2019

Pensioners are being hit hard by the Morrison Government’s refusal to review the interest rate Centrelink deems they earn on their investments. With interest rates at record lows, the Government’s refusal to lower deeming rates is effectively cutting payments for pensioners.

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HONOURED TO BE PART OF LABOR SHADOW MINISTRY

June 04, 2019

I am honoured to be appointed the Shadow Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Shadow Minister Assisting for Climate Change, and Shadow Minister Assisting for Defence.

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