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Budget shows Morrison Government most unfair in history

April 03, 2019

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES APRIL 3, 2019 STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS "If the 2014 budget didn't prove it, this budget proves that this is the most unfair government in Australia's history."

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The Liberals poor record on climate change

April 02, 2019

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES APRIL 2, 2019 MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE - CLIMATE CHANGE

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WINNING THE GLOBAL HYDROGEN RACE

March 26, 2019

SPEECH TO THE INAUGURAL AUSTRALIAN HYDROGEN ENERGY SUMMIT, MELBOURNE, TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019 Beyond helping limit global warming, the rise of Hydrogen offers Australia a massive opportunity. An opportunity akin to the one presented by the LNG industry last century. However we are in a global race. A race where only nations led by Governments with vision and commitment can hope to win. That is why Labor has announced a $1.1 billion Hydrogen S...

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SIX YEARS OF ENERGY POLICY CHAOS – THE ULTIMATE SMALL BUSINESS KILLER

March 20, 2019

SPEECH TO THE COUNCIL OF SMALL BUSINESS ORGANISATIONS OF AUSTRALIA, ENERGY SUMMIT, MELBOURNE WEDNESDAY, 20 MARCH, 2019 Labor has a plan to end this chaos through either a bipartisan market mechanism or through long-term contracts that will deliver the investment certainty the sector needs. Ten million households and millions of small businesses are depending upon us.

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Labor's $1.14 billion National Hydrogen Plan

March 07, 2019

NATIONAL HYDROGEN PLAN HYDROGEN AND GAS 2030 CONFERENCE SYDNEY THURSDAY, 7 MARCH 2019 Six weeks ago Labor announced our $1.14 billion National Hydrogen Plan. Beyond the very significant funding embedded in this plan, is the signal to industry, both here and abroad, that a future Labor Government will ensure Australia is at the heart of the global Hydrogen industry.

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Long wait for home care packages

February 19, 2019

Federation Chamber February 19, 2019 Enda and Wally’s wait for aged care This will be one of the last times before the election that I speak in the House, and I wanted to highlight an issue of real concern for the people I represent in this place. Shortland is one of the oldest electorates in Australia—over one in five of my constituents are over the age of 60. So aged care, both home care and residential care, is a big concern for my...

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