Portfolio Releases

AUSTRALIAN COTTON GROWERS NEED SUPPORT FROM GOVERNMENT ON CHINA

16 October 2020

The Morrison Government must address the concerns of Australia’s exporters following news that cotton growers are now facing obstacles in entering the Chinese market.

MORRISON GOVERNMENT MUST STEP UP ON CHINA TRADE PROBLEM

15 October 2020

Labor is deeply concerned about reports of a decision by Chinese authorities to block shipments of Australian coal. 

LABOR CALLS FOR RELEASE OF TRADE AGREEMENT TEXT

12 October 2020

Labor calls on the Government to make transparency a priority at the upcoming Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting by pushing for the final treaty text to be publicly released before it is signed. 

MORRISON’S WA BORDER HUMILIATION

25 August 2020

The Federal Court has today delivered a humiliating rebuff to the Morrison Government and the Western Australian Liberals over their support for Clive Palmer’s bid to tear down WA’s border controls against COVID-19.

LABOR WELCOMES FUNDING LIFELINE FOR ACICIS – BUT WHY DID IT TAKE SO LONG?

24 August 2020

Labor welcomes the Government’s decision to provide a financial lifeline to the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS).

MORE EVIDENCE OF MORRISON’S FAILURE ON INDIA

20 August 2020

The Morrison Government’s failure to deliver on a plan to boost Australia’s economic ties with India has been underlined by fresh trade data showing India’s share of our exports has fallen to a 17-year low.

STATEMENT ON AUSTRALIAN WINE EXPORTS

18 August 2020

Labor is deeply concerned about reports that China’s Ministry of Commerce has started an anti-dumping investigation into Australian wine.

MORRISON’S WA BORDER DECEIT EXPOSED

07 August 2020

An explosive hearing in the Federal Court today has exposed the Morrison Government’s disgraceful and deceitful conduct in its attempt to undermine Western Australia’s border laws in support of Clive Palmer’s challenge.

MORRISON’S BORDER BACKDOWN: DAMAGE IS ALREADY DONE

02 August 2020

West Australians will not accept Scott Morrison’s belated attempt to wash his hands of his Government’s irresponsible support for Clive Palmer’s legal challenge to the state’s interstate border closure.

MORRISON MUST END SUPPORT FOR PALMER BORDER CHALLENGE

27 July 2020

The Morrison Government must withdraw its support for Clive Palmer’s legal challenge to Western Australia’s interstate border closure.