Today is World Maritime Day. More than most nations, Australia is dependent on our merchant marine and seafarers. Shipping accounts for 80 per cent of international trade but 99 per cent of our imports and exports of goods, including fuel. Our economic sovereignty and national security are dependent on having more Australian seafarers working on
A response to a Freedom Of Information request reported this morning in Nine newspapers confirms suspicions and raises new concerns about the Morrison-Joyce Government’s scandal-plagued Commuter Car Park Fund. We already knew that projects in this $660 million fund were selected according to a list of “top 20 marginal seats”, but today we learnt that the process
Federal Labor joins with the chorus of state-based and national transport associations calling for the road freight transport industry to be nationally recognised as an essential service and for the Morrison-Joyce Government to work closely with transport unions and businesses to incentivise as many workers to be vaccinated as soon as possible. Eighteen months into
If you want to know about the Morrison-Joyce Government’s management of the Inland Rail project, you just have to read the title of the Senate report – “Inland Rail: derailed from the start”. This project has been derailed from the start by Coalition mismanagement. This report reaffirms the importance of this project, while highlighting the