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HAIR AND BEAUTY WORKERS COULD LOSE $95 FROM WEEKLY PAY IF PENALTY RATES ARE CUT

June 06, 2018

An application to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) by the hair and beauty industry aims to cut penalty rates under the Hair and Beauty Award. Under the proposed cuts, hairdressers and beauty therapists could lose up to $95 of their weekly take-home pay if they work on a Sunday.

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NEUMANN BACKS LABOR’S ‘FUND OUR PRESCHOOLS’ CAMPAIGN

June 04, 2018

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, said Labor launched the campaign, including a petition, calling on the Turnbull Government to stop the uncertainty and commit long term funding for universal access to preschool.

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TURNBULL CUTTING $4.61 MILLION OUT OF BLAIR PUBLIC HOSPITALS

May 30, 2018

Surgeries will be delayed, nurse and doctor numbers will decline and emergency department wait times will increase in Ipswich, the Somerset Region and the Karana Downs region, following the Turnbull Government cutting $4.61 million from local public hospitals from 2017-2020.

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LABOR TAKES THE WHEEL FOR AUSSIE CAR OWNERS AND MECHANICS

May 16, 2018

Labor is driving a better deal to put more money back into the pockets of car owners and give 23,000 independent repairers a boost – with a plan to make car manufacturers share their technical information so that vehicles can be serviced by any mechanic.

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A BUDGET THAT PUTS BIG BUSINESS BEFORE BATTLERS

May 09, 2018

Tuesday night’s budget was Malcolm Turnbull’s last chance to fix five years of unfairness – and he failed. This unfair budget gives big business and the banks an $80 billion tax handout, and makes Australians pay for it with savage cuts.

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LABOR COMMITS $170M TO WILLOWBANK INTERCHANGE

May 08, 2018

A Federal Shorten Labor Government would invest $170 million into the Cunningham Highway to help fix the Willowbank interchange.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST