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Delivering Better Financial Outcomes Tranche 1 report released

Financial advice reforms are on the way, with Tranche 1 of the Delivering Better Financial Outcomes Bill. These reforms will provide simple relief for financial...
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Gippsland post-budget briefing on a Future Made in Australia

No knights at our roundtable – but plenty of local champions! I partnered with the Committee for Gippsland for a post-budget briefing on a Future...
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Roundtable for a Future Made in Gippsland

Senator Jess Walsh and the Committee for Gippsland will partner today to host a roundtable on the Gippsland region’s capacity to become a renewable powerhouse. ...
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A win for Woolamai

The Government has made a significant $157,000 investment to the Woolamai Beach Surf Life Saving Club Environs Management Plan project. Senator Jess Walsh joined the...
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Senate Economics Budget Estimates underway

The Senate Economics Budget Estimates marathon is underway! First out of the blocks is Treasury Secretary Dr. Steven Kennedy. Some key jobs news from his...
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Revitalising our creative economy

Dakota and Paige are dedicated performing artists and students. They put their heart and soul into perfecting their craft. And our May Budget is investing...
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Women’s Budget conversation with the Hon. Katy Gallagher

As two weeks of Budget Estimates kick off today, we’ve got big reform to talk about! Including how our May Budget puts women front and...
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“We are not babysitters”: Budget recognition for our early childhood educators

There aren’t many jobs more important than our early childhood educators. Labor Senator for Victoria, Dr Jess Walsh, shares the significance of the Albanese Government...
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2024/25 Budget putting care economy front and centre

This week’s Budget is putting the care economy front and centre! And we’ll be the first government in history to truly recognise this critical sector....
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Coalition’s super for housing debacle

The Coalition’s super for housing agenda is bad for superannuation and bad for home ownership. These are the findings of a Government Senators’ Dissenting report...
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A Lifeline for Regional Students: student debts cut by $3 billion

Young people living in regional Victoria will be among the beneficiaries of the Albanese Labor Government's move to cut student debt by $3 billion in...
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Expanding the New Energy Apprentice Program

We’re expanding the New Energy Apprentice Program! Brad and Fletcher are New Energy Apprentices. They’re loving their work with Ecocharge Electrical, and their boss Andrew...
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First feasibility licences awarded for offshore wind projects in Gippsland

Big news for a region that has powered our state for generations! The first feasibility licences have been awarded for offshore wind projects in Gippsland....
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Supporting TAFE Gippsland with a $960,000 tech boost

We want to skill our workforce for the jobs of the future. So we’re proudly supporting TAFE Gippsland with a $960,000 tech boost for EV...
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In Conversation with Ged, Sheena and Jess.

Proud to stand alongside incredible Labor women Sheena Watt MP and The Hon. Ged Kearney MP. It was great to discuss the work our gender-equal governments...
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A greener more resilient economy

Climate change and the transition to net-zero presents significant opportunities for businesses and investors. Already, 73 of the 100 ASX companies report on climate risks,...
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Regions embracing Future Made in Australia

When the PM launched our Future Made in Australia Act he said: if we don’t act to shape the future, the future will shape us....
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‘Towards a renewable energy superpower’ report launch

We’re building a future right here in Australia. Because embracing Australia's renewable energy future means generating good, secure jobs for years to come. I’ve seen...
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Profile: Aunty Dr Jill Gallagher AO

Dr. Jill Gallagher is a proud Gunditjmara woman, respected leader, and powerhouse. As CEO of VACCHO she drives high-quality health services, grounded in a vision...
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Retraining mechanics for the new energy future

Jamie is proud to be working on Victoria's bus fleet as a mechanic - particularly with the shift towards electric busses. With 40 years under...