Media releases

Another Broken Promise From This Morrison Government

June 21, 2019

It’s been reported today that the Morrison Government may not stump up the $200 million it committed to a critical water infrastructure project in Townsville prior to the election. Labor committed to fully fund Stage 2 of the Haughton Pipeline duplication project in 2018 - no strings attached.

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Finding Melbourne On The Map Is A Start, But It’s Far From Enough, Mr Tudge

June 12, 2019

Media reports this morning suggest that the Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan Tudge, will acknowledge in a speech today that Melbourne is Australia’s city most in need of congestion-busting. What’s taken him, and his government, so long?

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Statement on appointment to the Shadow Ministry

June 03, 2019

I’m honoured to be appointed as Labor’s Shadow Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Shadow Minister Assisting for Immigration and Citizenship. In each of these important portfolios I look forward to holding the Morrison Government to account...

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Labor Will Help Fund Digital Health Research Project at Northern Health

May 10, 2019

Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare Catherine King and Andrew Giles today announced a Shorten Labor Government will provide $650,000 towards a digital health pilot project.

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Labor Will Fund Wollert Rail Feasibility Study

May 08, 2019

Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development Anthony Albanese MP, Andrew Giles MP and Rob Mitchell MP today announced that a Shorten Labor Government will provide $500,000 towards a feasibility study for Wollert rail.

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Labor to fund Diamond Creek Trail missing link

March 05, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will deliver $4 million in funding to complete the Diamond Creek Trail. The project is Nillumbik Shire Council’s highest infrastructure priority, and has been pursued for over 20 years. It has strong community support, with more than a dozen community and sports groups throwing their weight behind council’s push to fund the trail.

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