Federal MPs Craig Laundy (Liberal), Terri Butler (ALP), Adam Bandt (Greens) and Zhenya "Dio" Wang (PUP) as well as ACTU President Ged Kearney may hold a range of political opinions, but they share a simple message: racism and hate have no place in Australian politics, or Australian life.
These leaders from across the political spectrum share the desire of all Australians to affirm the value of inclusion following the Sydney siege tragedy.Read more
Prepared remarks - AMA Queensland Council of Doctors in Training
"The Liberal National government wanted to take away unfair dismissal rights. They wanted to take away dispute resolution rights. They wanted to allow managers to interfere in clinical care. They wanted to interfere with professional development leave. They wanted to interfere with rights of private practice.
And most of all the Liberal National government wanted to take away collective bargaining – because they know that that is where employed doctors’ power comes from. Just like all other employees, doctors have more power when their power is exercised collectively. The whole is more than the sum of its parts."
The electorate of Griffith is not on the NBN rollout map just released by NBN Co and will be stuck with poor broadband quality and access until at least 2016, Terri Butler MP said.
“That is despite Malcolm Turnbull promising that areas that had the poorest broadband like suburbs on Brisbane’s South Side would get the NBN first,” Ms Butler said.Read more