Media Release – Labor hides critical Productivity Commission report

SENATOR DEAN SMITH SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMPETITION, CHARITIES AND TREASURY SENATOR FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA MEDIA RELEASE  5 June 2024 LABOR HIDES CRITICAL PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION REPORT The Albanese Government is hiding a report expected to shape the future of religious charities and private and public schools – leaving them and their communities in limbo. Under questioning…

Joint Media Release with Senator Bridget McKenzie – Protecting Airline Passengers

SENATOR THE HON BRIDGET MCKENZIE SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEADER OF THE NATIONALS IN THE SENATE SENATOR FOR VICTORIA SENATOR DEAN SMITH SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMPETITION, CHARITIES AND TREASURY SENATOR FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA 27 February 2024 MEDIA RELEASE PROTECTING AIRLINE PASSENGERS – BECAUSE LABOR WON’T Australians deserve an aviation industry…

Opinion Piece – Compensating travellers for cancelled flights long overdue – The Australian Financial Review

From being one of life’s pleasures, flying in Australia has become an anxious business, which sees us reloading Qantas or Virgin apps throughout the day, expecting the worst, while having to make contingencies for possible delays or cancelled flights. Australians who fly for work, visit family, for medical appointments, holidays, and a host of other…

RADICAL LABOR IR CHANGES THREATEN CHARITIES

  SENATOR DEAN SMITH LIBERAL SENATOR FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMPETITION, CHARITIES AND TREASURY   MEDIA RELEASE 23 January 2024   RADICAL LABOR IR CHANGES THREATEN CHARITIES   Thousands of jobs in Australia’s charity sector risk being plunged into uncertainty thanks to Labor’s industrial relations agenda. As reported in The Australian newspaper…

WA FAMILIES HIT BY LABOR’S RISING BACK TO SCHOOL COSTS

SENATOR DEAN SMITH LIBERAL SENATOR FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR COMPETITION, CHARITIES AND TREASURY 19 January 2024  WA Liberal Senator Dean Smith, a member of the Coalition economic team, says the concerns of many local parents and carers have been realised due to a sharp hike in education-related costs under the Albanese Government…