Media releases

Dismissal of Whittlesea City Council

March 18, 2020

The Andrews Labor Government yesterday introduced a Bill to dismiss Whittlesea City Council following a report from municipal monitor Yehudi Blacher that found serious governance failures at the council.

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Christchurch - One Year On

March 15, 2020

One year ago today, a tragedy unfolded as 51 men, women, and children who were quietly practising their faith were slain at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. An Australian is currently before the courts, charged with these violent murders. An act that only only be described as cowardly - driven by hatred and fear.

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Multicultural Groups Say Jason Wood’s Position Is Untenable

March 03, 2020

Major multicultural organisations have described the position of the Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Jason Wood, as ‘untenable’ following a social media post on the Sunday night. The Chinese Community Council of Australia, the National Sikh Council of Australia and the Multicultural...

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Senate Inquiry Recommends Scrapping Visa Privatisation

February 28, 2020

The Morrison Government’s controversial visa privatisation scheme should be scrapped, according to a Senate Committee inquiry into outsourcing of government services. This is another embarrassing blow to Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton as they try to sell off Australia’s $1 billion visa system.

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Hobart City Deal Stuck in the Slow Lane

February 24, 2020

The Hobart City deal is stuck in the slow lane because of the Morrison Government’s incompetence. Today marks one year since the signing of the Hobart City Deal and there’s been little or no progress. Plans to activate the Northern Suburbs Transit Corridor have stalled...

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Taking It To The Streets - Morrison’s $3 Billion Urban Congestion Rort

February 23, 2020

Scott Morrison has taken his rorts to the streets, pouring over 83 percent of the $3 billion allocated from the Urban Congestion Fund in to Liberal seats and seats targeted by the Liberal Party.

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