Ewen Jones MP Public Debate - Riverway Arts Centre

An important public debate is coming to your area very soon.

LNP Member for Herbert Ewen Jones has been invited to a debate with Branch President of the CFMEU Mining & Energy Division Stephen Smyth about the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement and the importance of protecting local jobs.

The LNP Federal Government have attacked working families by:
• Signing a trade agreement with China that is bad for local jobs and bad for workplace safety;
• Made it easier for the rich to avoid paying tax;
• Given labour hire companies free rein to undercut workers’ conditions and wages;
• Created a visa system that allows 7-Eleven and other companies to exploit foreign workers;
• Seen casualisation of the workforce reach its highest level ever;
• Seen youth unemployment exceed 20% in many regional areas; 
• Increased unemployment to its highest level since 2002;
• Tried to re-introduce the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) that can send workers to gaol just for standing up for their workmates’ safety;

And much, much more.


November 19, 2015 at 5:30pm - 7pm
Riverway Arts Centre
20 Village Blvd
Thuringowa, QLD 4680
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Simon Mitchell · · 0417 524 435

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