Media releases

Victoria needs Scott Morrison to step up on Virgin

April 20, 2020

Federal Labor’s Team Victoria is calling on our Liberal and National counterparts to pick up the phone to Prime Minister Scott Morrison and save Virgin Airlines.

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Anti-racism campaign is needed now

April 14, 2020

The Morrison Government must join with Labor and take a stand against the appalling rise in racism and xenophobia directed at Asian-Australians in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

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Labor welcomes online citizenship ceremonies

April 07, 2020

Labor welcomes the decision by the Government to enable online, secure citizenship ceremonies during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Support for temporary visa holders and migrant workers in Australia

April 04, 2020

After first writing to the Government on 20 March about the impact of coronavirus on temporary visa holders and migrant workers in Australia, Labor welcomes changes to the visa system announced today.

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More translations needed for our multicultural communities on COVID-19

April 03, 2020

All Australians need to be kept informed of Coronavirus measures, particularly our multicultural communities. Unfortunately, the Department of Health website currently only provides translations on COVID-19 in just 14 languages other than English.

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Harmony Day 2020

March 21, 2020

Every year in March, Australians come together in celebration of Harmony Week - culminating in Harmony Day, today, which is also the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Even in these difficult weeks and months, and despite the disappointing but necessary cancellation...

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