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LABOR’S PLAN FOR OUR ADF PERSONNEL AND VETERANS

Labor has launched its comprehensive plan for ADF Personnel and Veterans today, which solidifies our commitment to our current and ex-service personnel and their families.

In the past three years, Labor has announced a number of policies which will overwhelmingly support both current serving personnel, as well as veterans and their families. 

Today, we launch Labor’s Plan for our ADF Personnel and Veterans which includes 22 policies that will directly support current and ex-serving members and their families.

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LABOR INVESTS $50,000 TOWARDS NATURE PLAY FOR SEAFORD RISE PRIMARY SCHOOL DISABILITY UNIT

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $50,000 towards a nature play space for the Seaford Rise Disability Unit. 

 

At this election there is a clear choice for voters: Labor’s commitment to invest in public schools, or the Liberals’ $14 billion cuts.

 

The Disability Unit currently supports 15 students aged 5 to 12 who have intellectual disabilities. 

 

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LABOR INVESTS $20,000 TOWARDS SENSORY LEARNING AREA AT HACKHAM WEST R-7 SCHOOL

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $20,000 towards the Sensory Learning Area at Hackham West R-7 School. 

 

At this election there is a clear choice for voters: Labor’s commitment to invest in public schools, or the Liberals’ $14 billion cuts.

 

This new area will be a calming space to re-engage students who are struggling to settle into the mainstream learning environment.

 

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JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR COMMITS $20M TO BOOST SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING JOBS - 7 MAY 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will commit $20 million to establish the Australian Centre for Innovative Manufacturing at Flinders University, to boost industry and research collaboration and skills development in a world class Factory of the Future.

This investment will bring together leading researchers, industry, government and unions to modernise and transform South Australian manufacturing.  
 
Establishment of this world-class manufacturing industry growth facility at Tonsley Park will help to spread advanced manufacturing technologies and processes across Australia.

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KING & SA FEDERAL LABOR TEAM - MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WILL DELIVER A COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH PLAN FOR SA - MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019

A Shorten Labor Government will reverse the Liberals’ hospital cuts and invest more in vital infrastructure as part of Labor’s commitment to providing quality critical support and care to those who need it most, when they need it most.

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LABOR WILL FINISH THE COASTAL TRAIL AT HALLETT COVE

A Shorten Labor Government will commit $350,000 towards completing the coastal trail at Hallett Cove, linking Heron Way Reserve with the end of Field River. 

This election will be a choice between a Shorten Labor Government which will invest in infrastructure so our community can share our beautiful environment, and more of the Liberals’ cuts and chaos.

 

Hallett Cove is one of most beautiful and geologically significant pieces of coastline in South Australia. 

 

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LABOR IS SUPPORTING WOMEN’S FOOTBALL IN HAPPY VALLEY

A Shorten Labor Government will invest $270,000 to provide female change rooms for the growing number of women and girls playing at Happy Valley Football Club.

The Happy Valley Vikings field two senior women’s teams – as well as Under 14, Under 16 and Under 18 girls’ teams – and like many clubs, they are experiencing unprecedented growth in the number of women and girls registering to play footy.

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SPEECH - MELBOURNE - ADDRESS TO THE NATIONAL ELECTION FORUM ON EARLY EDUCATION - THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019

I’d like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of this land and pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging.
 
I also acknowledge Senator Patterson and Senator Rice.

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TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP INTERVIEW - ROCKHAMPTON - MONDAY, 29 APRIL 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s National Preschool and Kindy Program, Labor’s childcare policy, Labor’s plan to increase the pay of our early educators.
 
RUSSELL ROBERTSON, LABOR CANDIDATE FOR CAPRICORNIA: I am here today with Shadow spokesperson, Amanda Rishworth for early childhood education and my team mate from Flynn, Zac Beers.

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TRANSCRIPT - RADIO INTERVIEW - ABC CAPRICORNIA - MONDAY, 29 APRIL 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s National Preschool and Kindy Program, Labor’s childcare policy, Labor’s plan to increase the pay of our early educators.
 
JACQUIE MACKAY: Yesterday Labor launched its child care subsidy plan which will mean $4 billion over the next four years to make child care free for families on a low income. Today, the Shadow Minister for Early Education, Amanda Rishworth, is here to talk more specifically about Labor’s plan for preschool for three year olds. Good morning.
 
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