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Around 60 pensioners in Tuggeranong today joined Jenny Macklin, the Shadow Minister for Social Services and Gai Brodtmann the Member for Canberra at a community forum to discuss the Turnbull Government’s changes to pensions.

The Senate’s decision to throw out the Turnbull Government’s changes to Australia’s citizenship laws ends months of Turnbull Government attacks on Australia as a modern multicultural nation.

It’s over a week since the deeply concerning revelations in the Four Corners report on PFAS contamination and what’s the Turnbull Government done?

Since the election of Donald Trump, the calls have raged in some quarters of Australia for Australia to abandon the US alliance. It is an alliance of more than 65 years which has withstood personality clashes and policy differences in the past and I believe it can withstand them now.

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN, SNOWDON, MCCARTHY

In the wake of this week's revelations in the Four Corners report, the Turnbull Government had a real opportunity to show leadership and provide answers for the residents of Katherine.

It didn’t.

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN AND RISHWORTH

Today the Turnbull Government passed the buck when it came to the responsibility of our national security.

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