EXPORTERS AT RISK FROM MORRISON’S CLIMATE DENIALISM
09 February 2021
Trade Minister Dan Tehan must explain how the Morrison Government’s climate inaction will affect a proposed free-trade agreement with the European Union, in the wake of the European Parliament’s decision to back a carbon price on imports.
TEHAN MUST SUPPORT OUR EXPORTERS
05 February 2021
Labor is disappointed that Trade Minister Dan Tehan is yet to receive a reply to a letter he sent to China’s new commerce minister, Wang Wentao, seeking to reopen dialogue with our biggest trading partner.
APPOINTMENT AS SHADOW MINISTER FOR RESOURCES
28 January 2021
I am extremely honoured to be appointed as Labor’s Shadow Minister for Resources, in addition to my role as Shadow Minister for Trade.
MORRISON MUST SACK CHRISTENSEN AS TRADE COMMITTEE CHAIR
15 January 2021
Scott Morrison must remove Coalition MP George Christensen as the chair of Parliament’s joint standing committee on trade and investment growth due to his record of incendiary and false comments about China.
GOVERNMENT ADMITS FAILURE TO DIVERSIFY EXPORT MARKETS
30 December 2020
The Morrison Government has finally admitted that its failure to make a genuine effort to strengthen trade ties with India is damaging Australian exporters.
TEHAN’S PRIORITY: SAVE OUR EXPORTERS
18 December 2020
The new Minister for Trade, Dan Tehan, must immediately set to work on repairing our failing trade relationship with China in an effort to save thousands of Australian jobs that are under threat.
LABOR WELCOMES WTO ACTION AGAINST CHINA
16 December 2020
Labor supports the Morrison Government’s decision to refer China to the World Trade Organisation over its decision in May to impose an 80.5 per cent tariff on Australia barley.
STATEMENT ON AUSTRALIAN COAL EXPORTS
15 December 2020
Labor is deeply concerned by reports that China has blocked imports of Australian coal and yet again calls on the Government to devise a strategy to support our exporters and to embrace trade diversification.
IRON ORE LEVY NO ANSWER TO CHINA TRADE ISSUES
14 December 2020
Scott Morrison must immediately reject Queensland LNP Senator Matt Canavan’s reckless push for the Government to impose a tax on Australia’s iron ore exports to China.
MORRISON’S FAILURE ON TRADE DIVERSIFICATION
09 December 2020
The Morrison Government’s failure to secure new markets for our exporters will be highlighted yet again tomorrow when India releases a crucial report on boosting economic relations with Australia.