Statement by Wayne Swan, National President of the Australian Labor Party

STATEMENT ON ELECTION RESULT  On behalf of the Australian Labor Party I would like to thank all our Party members and supporters for their hard work and dedication during the election campaign. The result is deeply disappointing and our Party has a responsibility to analyse the result and to respond maturely. Attributing blame or fault to any particular individual … Continue reading Statement by Wayne Swan, National President of the Australian Labor Party

Briefing: Labor’s positive plan for agriculture

LABOR’S POSITIVE PLAN FOR AGRICULTURE  A Shorten Labor Government has a positive plan to lift productivity and sustainable profitability in Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors.  This election is a choice between a Shorten Labor Government with a plan for agriculture, or more cuts and chaos from the Liberals and Nationals who are asleep at the wheel.   … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s positive plan for agriculture

Briefing: Labor’s fair go plan for younger Australians

LABOR'S FAIR GO PLAN FOR YOUNGER AUSTRALIANS Labor has launched our plan for a Fair Go for Younger Australians. After almost six years of cuts and chaos under the Liberals, our united Labor team is ready to deliver a fair go for young Australians.   Labor understands the pressures younger Australians are under. Labor will work to … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s fair go plan for younger Australians

Briefing: $60m boost for Australian content on ABC and SBS

$60M BOOST FOR AUSTRALIAN CONTENT ON ABC AND SBS  A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million to the ABC and $20 million to the SBS over three years to boost Australian content and stories on Australian screens. With this investment, the ABC will show additional new and returning scripted drama, comedy, children’s and music … Continue reading Briefing: $60m boost for Australian content on ABC and SBS

Briefing: Labor will build a stronger future for regional Australia

LABOR WILL BUILD A STRONGER FUTURE FOR REGIONAL AUSTRALIA A Shorten Labor Government will invest $795 million in a comprehensive Plan for Regional Development, to ensure the strength of our regions.   We need real change – because more of the same isn’t good enough.    This election is a choice between a Shorten Labor Government … Continue reading Briefing: Labor will build a stronger future for regional Australia

Briefing: Federal public service

APS WORKPLACE RELATIONS STATEMENT ELECTION 2019    Labor is committed to building a public service that can properly deliver the essential Government services our community relies on, offers frank and fearless advice to Government, and has fair workplace conditions and rights.    Labor is all too aware of the consistent attacks that the Australian Public Service (APS) has seen under the … Continue reading Briefing: Federal public service