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Marine reserves and super trawlers


Recreational fishers have now lost the largest ‘recreational only’ fishing area in the world and large-scale industrial fishing and supertrawlers have now received a standing invitation from the Australian Government to exploit Australia’s marine life.

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Save the ABC


I believe that the ABC is one of Australia’s most important public institutions. The ABC plays a very important role in adding to the diversity of news in our media landscape and providing an opportunity for Australian content to be shown and heard. The ABC also plays a vital role in our regional and remote communities providing news, public announcements and emergency messages.

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Dividend imputations


"When Mr. Howard made the changes to the scheme it was estimated to cost the budget $550 million per year, cash refunds will soon cost more than $8 billion each year. Reining in this cost is part of a comprehensive Labor plan to create a fair and effective tax system which allows us to return the budget to surplus, increase funding for our health system, create a world-class education sector, guarantee long-term funding for the NDIS, provide q...

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Adani Carmichael Mine


"The Government has absolutely zero concern for the miners of my region. Nothing highlights this attitude more than the proposed $1 billion subsidy to the Adani Carmichael mine. The Adani mine is a significant threat to Hunter coalminers."

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Live animal export


"The Government must accept that current animal welfare standards don’t and can’t meet reasonable animal welfare conditions nor community expectations."

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