Media Releases

Appointment as Shadow Treasurer

June 02, 2019

I’m pleased to be the new Shadow Treasurer in Labor’s very strong frontbench team and I’m grateful to Anthony Albanese for the opportunity to serve in this key role.

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Labor leadership

May 23, 2019

I won’t be putting my hand up for the leadership of the Australian Labor Party this time around.

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Labor will build more beds at Logan Hospital

May 13, 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will improve access to health care in Logan and kickstart Stage 2 of Logan Hospital’s redevelopment with a $29.1 million investment to build more beds.

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Five years since the 2014 Budget and Australia has never recovered

May 13, 2019

Today marks the five year anniversary of the Liberals’ 2014 Budget – locking in two terms of savage cuts and attacks to schools, hospitals, pensions and essential services.

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Liberals have $6 billion of hidden cuts

May 13, 2019

The Liberals have $6 billion in hidden cuts that they are hiding from the Australian people until after this Saturday’s election.

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FOI shows Morrison was keen to reform negative gearing

May 13, 2019

Explosive NSW Treasury advice – released under Freedom of Information – shows Scott Morrison was himself considering reforms to negative gearing.

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