Media releases

Ernst & Young Urges Morrison to Act on Infrastructure

September 30, 2019

Consulting giant Ernst & Young is urging the Morrison Government to invest in 'shovel ready' infrastructure across Australia. Ernst & Young's modelling shows investment in 'shovel ready' infrastructure would create more than 5,000 jobs and inject an extra $800 million into the economy.

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44 Years of the Racial Discrimination Act

September 30, 2019

Today marks 44 years since the Racial Discrimination Act came into effect. The Racial Discrimination Act was passed by the Whitlam Government in 1975 to ensure that all Australians are treated equally and enjoy the same opportunities - regardless of their racial or ethnic background.

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Morrison's Review into Refugee Resettlement Kept Secret

September 25, 2019

The Morrison Government is keeping secret a major review into humanitarian resettlement rejecting a Freedom of Information request, claiming "Cabinet in Confidence". The FOI documents show the review has produced one document and that document, as of 12 September 2019...

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Morrison's Utopia Moment: The Urban Congestion Fund

September 21, 2019

Prime Minister Morrison has just had his Utopia moment. The Morrison Government spent $11.6 million of taxpayers' money on pre-election ads spruiking its so called 'congestion busting' infrastructure...

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Statement on the First Asian Australian Leadership Summit

September 13, 2019

Labor supports the vital contribution of this week’s Asian-Australian Leadership Summit in Melbourne to national debate. All Australians can take pride in the successes of our multiculturalism, and of Asian Australians across so many fields of endeavour.

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Labor Stands with Community against Vile Vandalism of Mosque

September 11, 2019

The hateful and divisive vandalism at the Holland Park Mosque this morning was bigoted, disgusting and unacceptable. Labor stands with the Islamic community against such vile conduct.

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