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REFUGEE WEEK 2018

June 18, 2018

Labor is proud to celebrate Refugee Week running 17-23 June, including United Nations World Refugee Day on 20 June, as an important opportunity for refugees living in Australia to be seen, listened to, and valued.

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THE SECURITY MINISTER THAT CAN’T KEEP TRACK OF HIS OWN PENNIES

June 13, 2018

Consultants have received a pay day from Peter Dutton’s Department of Home Affairs, receiving 97% payment for a two year contract that was cut short only half way through.

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ANAO REPORT REVEALS DUTTON FAILS TO RECEIVE WRITTEN BRIEFINGS FROM HIS OWN DEPARTMENT

June 06, 2018

Peter Dutton has been dealt another blow with a newly-released ANAO report confirming he’s a tick-and-flick Minister who isn’t across the details of his brief – even failing to receive crucial written briefings from his own Department.

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HOME AFFAIRS MINISTERS STUMP UP WITH NO ANSWERS

May 31, 2018

Home Affairs Ministers have been caught out ducking and weaving simple questions about their portfolios following consideration-in-detail of the Appropriations Bill in Parliament.

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LABOR’S SUCCESSFUL AMENDMENTS MEAN LOCAL WORKERS GET THE FIRST SHOT AT LOCAL JOBS

May 10, 2018

Labor has successfully amended the Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2017 to ensure local workers are given the first shot at local jobs before an employer can bring in an overseas worker.

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TURNBULL’S SKILLED MIGRATION FAIL MEANS LESS FUNDING FOR LOCAL WORKERS

May 09, 2018

The Budget confirms Labor’s long-held belief that the Turnbull Government botched their skilled migration changes and their reliance on visa levies is deeply flawed with $270 million in cuts to the Skilling Australians Fund uncovered in Turnbull’s big business Budget.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST