Media releases

Dutton's Visa Privatisation Plan Threatens Jobs in Cairns

August 21, 2019

The Morrison Government's plan to privatise Australia's visa processing system threatens jobs in Far North Queensland. The LNP's unfair plan could lead to the loss of around 2,000 jobs Australia-wide.

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Morrison and Tudge Must Fix Macq Point and Hobart City Deal

August 17, 2019

Revelations that Hobart’s Macquarie Point Development Corporation has moved offices instead of delivering the once-in-a-generation redevelopment demonstrate the ineptitude of the Liberals when it comes to delivering the infrastructure Australia needs.

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Wake-Up Call for Morrison on Regional Development and Urban Congestion

August 07, 2019

Sydney and Melbourne are set to hit megacity status by 2056 leading to a doubling in the outer suburban population and a 60 percent blowout in commute times. Analysis in the Regional Australia Institute's...

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Dodgy Dutton Gets Ready to Privatise Australia's Visa System

August 01, 2019

Reports today in The Australian newspaper show that Home Affairs Minister, Peter Dutton, is getting ready to privatise Australia's visa system by selling it off to someone who has donated thousands of dollars to the Liberal Party.

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Senate Inquiry into Morrison Government's Privatisation and Outsourcing of Government Programs

August 01, 2019

Labor, along with support of the Senate crossbench, has established a wide ranging Senate inquiry into the third term Morrison Government's privatisation and outsourcing Government programs.

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Commute Times Soar as Mccormack and Tudge Fail to Bust Congestion

July 30, 2019

Australians are spending on average 4.5 hours a week getting to and from work — a rise of 23 per cent since 2002. The data revealed in the latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey, shows that average weekly travel times to and from work rose from 3.7 hours to 4.5 hours.

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