Media Releases

Read the latest media releases from Richard Marles MP.

HOTLINE STING: BIZARRE PHONELINE IS GOVERNMENT’S ONLY ANSWER TO JOBS CRISIS

Nothing we heard from the Employment Minister today offers any confidence to anyone looking for a job that this government is on their side. If the best that the Morrison Government can come up with... continue reading 

WAGES GROWTH STILL AT RECORD LOWS

RICHARD MARLES MP | JIM CHALMERS MP | TONY BURKE MP New ABS data released today has confirmed that annual wages growth remains at record lows, following years of wage stagnation under the Liberals long... continue reading 

MORE JOBS FOR LIBERAL MATES: CENSURED FORMER MP SELECTED FOR SMALL BUSINESS OMBUDSMAN

RICHARD MARLES MP | SENATOR KRISTINA KENEALLY | MATT KEOGH MP Another day, another taxpayer-funded job for a Liberal mate. This time, the Morrison Government is reportedly tapping former Liberal Minister Bruce Billson to be... continue reading 

JOBMAKER OR JOBTAKER?

RICHARD MARLES MP | JIM CHALMERS MP | TONY BURKE MP Instead of supporting secure jobs with fair pay and conditions, the Morrison Government’s much-hyped hiring credit scheme could be a JobTaker not a JobMaker. New... continue reading 

MINISTER’S VALENTINES DAY MEMO FOR SINGLES: MOVE TO THE REGIONS

Lacking an actual jobs plan, the Morrison Government has decided the answer to fixing unemployment and underemployment is to send Aussie singles to the bush. In what sounds more like the summary of a new... continue reading 

ABS DATA CONFIRMS MORE TO BE DONE ON JOBS

As the Morrison Government prepares to cut JobKeeper, new ABS figures confirm what Australians already know – the recovery from the worst recession in a century is patchy, and without the right economic supports too... continue reading 

QUARTER OF A TRILLION DOLLAR CHAOS NEEDS ANSWERS, NOT SPIN

Once again the Morrison Government is facing critical questions over its disastrous mismanagement of the Future Submarine Program. It has now been revealed that the Morrison Government has spent $1.7 billion on this acquisition, yet... continue reading 

LABOR TO OPPOSE NATIONAL COMMISSIONER FOR DEFENCE AND VETERAN SUICIDE PREVENTION

ANTHONY ALBANESE MP LEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY MEMBER FOR GRAYNDLER   RICHARD MARLES MP DEPUTY LEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY SHADOW MINISTER FOR DEFENCE MEMBER FOR CORIO   SHAYNE NEUMANN MP SHADOW... continue reading 

Government response to the IGADF inquiry

Labor supports the announcement today that the Federal Government will establish an Office of the Special Investigator for the purposes of dealing with the outcomes of the Inspector General of the Australian Defence Force (IGADF)’s... continue reading 

Vessel in Corio Bay latest example of why we need taskforce

Labor is deeply concerned that the vessel MV Ben Rinnes which is currently in Corio Bay to discharge Soy Product is in contravention of international conventions, with a number of crew being forced to work... continue reading 

Labor opposes annexation of West Bank Land

Labor opposes the annexation of land in the West Bank by the Israeli Government. Annexation of any part of the West Bank will weaken the viability of any future Palestinian state, undermine the prospect of... continue reading 

Minister needs to explain why she misled Senate over decision to deny Teddy Sheean a Victoria Cross

The Morrison Government has serious questions to answer after revelations that the Chair of the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal (DHAAT) has rebuked Defence Minister Linda Reynolds for her statement about a decision to... continue reading 

ANZAC Day 2020 is an opportunity for personal reflection on service and sacrifice

Anzac Day is a significant day for all Australians and a time to remember and reflect. This Anzac Day will be different for all of us with all public events cancelled due to the coronavirus... continue reading 

Government Refuses to Come Clean on Funding for Tourism Regions

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Labor welcomes new Independent Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide

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Report is scathing of Government’s mismanagement of Future Submarines Program

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Doorstop Melbourne

Bushfire crisis across Australia. continue reading 

A safe and merry Christmas to our ADF Personnel

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Labor to support a Royal Commission into Veteran Suicide

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Concerns Grow over Submarine Project

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