Regional Ministerial Task Force

E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC NSW – STATEWIDE DRIVE MONDAY, 20 MARCH 2017   SUBJECTS:  Regional Ministerial Taskforce, Regional Communications  Continue reading

Fair Work Commission Slashes Penalty Rates

E&OE TRANSCRIPT PVO, SKY NEWS INTERVIEW THURSDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2017   SUBJECT/S: Penalty Rates Cut and NBN in Western Australia  Continue reading

ABC Kalgoorlie Interview

E&OE TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – ABC Kalgoorlie KALGOORLIE THURSDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2017   SUBJECT/S: NBN rollout in Kalgoorlie Continue reading

What made Malcolm lose his cool first week back

  THE HON. BILL SHORTEN MPLEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG   SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, CANBERRA WEDNESDAY, 8 FEBRUARY 2017  I move — That so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent the Leader of the Opposition from moving the following motion forthwith. Continue reading

Regional inequality and the Illawarra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC ILLAWARRA BREAKFAST THURSDAY, 15 DECEMBER 2016 SUBJECTS: Regional inequality and the Illawarra MELINDA JAMES, HOST: Scott Morrison has told the Productivity Commission, to look into as a matter of urgency the regions and towns that will be hardest hit as the mining investment boom ends. I’m joined now by Stephen Jones who is the Federal Member for Whitlam here locally, and also the Shadow Minister for Regional Services. Stephen Jones, good morning. Continue reading

Mobile Black Spot Program criticisms by ANAO and Productivity Commission

E&OE TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW ABC RIVERINA, BREAKFAST PROGRAM WEDNESDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2016 Subjects: Mobile Black Spot Program criticisms by ANAO and Productivity Commission. INTERVIEWER (ANNE DELANEY): Senator Fiona Nash, always a pleasure to speak with you. It’s quite a frustrating topic for everybody. Senator Fiona Nash who is the Regional Telecommunications Minister. Her shadow counterpart is Stephen Jones, the Shadow Regional Communications Minister. Mr Jones thanks very much for having a chat with me this morning. You’ve listened to Senator Nash there first of all. From the Opposition’s point of view, what’s going wrong with this program? Continue reading

MEDIA REFORM FAILURES OF THE TURNBULL GOVERNMENT

E&OE TRANSCRIPT WIN TV INTERVIEW THURSDAY, 24 NOVEMBER 2016   Subjects: Media Reform failures of the Turnbull Government.   INTERVIEWER: The government says that Labor is holding up media reform by not passing the 2 out of 3 rule, what’s your take on the delay? Continue reading

SKY NEWS WITH PVO

E&OE TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW PVO, SKY NEWS THURSDAY, 17 NOVEMBER 2016   Subjects: 457 Visas, US election, Reach rule. Continue reading

Australian lessons from the US election

E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC ILLAWARRAWEDNESDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2016 SUBJECTS: US Election. Continue reading

Bill Shorten Doorstop Media Conference at Unanderra

THE HON. BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP WOLLONGONGFRIDAY, 28 OCTOBER 2016 SUBJECTS: Manufacturing jobs; Welfare cuts; Steve Herbert; Kidman & Co Continue reading