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OPINION – BLOCKING CONSTRUCTION WATCHDOG TO COST JOBS

2017-02-28T12:55:22+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Opinions|

DAN TEHAN | Australian Financial Review | August 17, 2015 | The Coalition wants to bring back the commission (watchdog) that used to police the construction industry, but despite obvious problems in the industry, Labor and Greens will not allow the legislation through.

OPINION – WE MUST ACT

2017-02-28T12:55:28+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Opinions|

DAN TEHAN | Herald Sun | August 13, 2015| The time has come for Australia to join the military coalition seeking to destroy Daesh in Syria. We are acting in Iraq against Daesh with our Hornets launching air strikes on a regular basis. We should be doing the same in Syria.

OPINION – LABOR MUST STOP TRADING MYTHS

2017-02-28T12:55:31+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Opinions|

DAN TEHAN | Australian Financial Review | July 27, 2015 | A union scare story that the trade deal with China will result in a flood of cheap labour is obviously wrong, and Labor Party senior leaders should put their facts straight.

OPINION – ATTACK ON BARRIERS HELPS FARMERS

2015-09-10T13:10:09+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Opinions|

DAN TEHAN | Australian Financial Review | July 7, 2015 | As the Agricultural Competitiveness white paper outlined, Australian agriculture will be the big beneficiary if global trends of trade liberalisation and innovation continue.

OPINION – Green Army

2015-09-07T11:18:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Opinions|

DAN TEHAN | Opinion | June 22, 2015 | The Green Army has begun to be rolled out in Maryborough with many young members of the community rolling up their sleeves and getting involved.

OPINION – MAKE UNION LEADERS ACCOUNTABLE

2017-02-28T12:55:51+00:00 May 25th, 2015|Opinions|

DAN TEHAN | Australian Financial Review | May 25, 2015 | When Labor great Gough Whitlam said, "No party can afford to be controlled by people who want to use it for their own prejudices and vengeance" he hoped for a day when union power was not front and centre of the ALP's raison d'etre.