Weekly Update: Mineral Resource Rent Tax, National Presidents Ballot & ALP National Conference

Weekly Update: Mineral Resource Rent Tax, National Presidents Ballot & ALP National Conference
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Dear sihong

Minerals Resource Rent Tax

The Federal Labor Government has secured support for the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT). This is a historic reform to lock in the benefits of the mining boom and deliver a fair return from the development of the nation’s resource wealth.

The MRRT is a true Labor reform – it is about ensuring all Australians share in the benefits of the mining boom.

The passage of the legislation through the House of Representatives shows the mettle of the Prime Minister, who overcame powerful vested interests and the relentless negativity of Tony Abbott, to get a better deal for Australians for the resources they own 100 per cent.

The MRRT will spread the opportunities of the mining boom to all corners of the country, by:

Delivering a major new tax break for Australia’s 2.7 million small businesses as well as a cut to the company tax rate for all businesses, with small businesses getting a one year head-start.

Boosting the superannuation for 8.4 million workers will increase the nation’s savings pool by $500 billion by 2035. This will provide a 30-year-old worker on average earnings with an extra $108,000 in retirement savings.
The MRRT is providing a much needed extra superannuation contribution for 3.6 million low-income-earners worth a total of $900 million each year; and
Investing in roads, bridges and other infrastructure, particularly in our great mining regions.

Read more here

Message from George Wright: Results of the National Presidents Ballot

The ALP National Returning Officer, Tony Lang, has announced that Jenny McAllister has been elected ALP National President by a direct election of the Party’s members. The Vice Presidents elected in order are Tony Sheldon and Jane Garrett.

On behalf of the ALP I would like to congratulate Jennifer, Tony and Jane on their successful election. It is a great honour for each of them and I look forward to working with them over the next three years. I also want to thank each of the candidates who put their name forward to participate in this election and every ALP member who exercised their right to elect the National President and Vice Presidents of the Australian Labor Party.

Jenny McAllister

Jenny McAllister has served as Labor’s National President since July 2011. Jenny joined the party in 1992. Her policy interests include economics, indigenous culture and policy, digital campaigning and the environment.

In 2003 Jenny co-founded the Labor Environment Activist Network which campaigns within the ALP on environmental issues, particularly climate change.

She is married and the mother of two young boys, and lives in Redfern with her family. She is currently employed as a consultant in the private sector.

National Conference 2011

National Conference is next weekend.

Online registration to the ALP National Conference has now closed.

ALP members and members of nationally affiliated trade unions can register onsite at the Registration Desk on the Ground Floor of the Convention Centre from 8am on Friday 2 December. Evidence of membership MUST be produced for onsite registration.

Please be advised that there can be lengthy queues.
Enquiries to Conference Organisers at ALP National Secretariat email national.conference@alp.org.au.

Agenda In Focus
Labor’s MRRT means tax cuts, more super, better roads

Labor’s strong economic management has created jobs and new investment in Australia’s mining industries.
Capital expenditure on mining and energy is at record highs, with an investment pipeline of over $430 billion
Over $85 billion in private sector funds has been committed to new projects in the last twelve months, including Queensland’s Galilee Basin, and expansions of iron ore production in the Pilbara.
The mining boom means jobs. But the profits from the boom must also mean better services and lasting gains for all.
That’s why Labor will bring in a Minerals Resources Rent Tax – making sure all Australians benefit from the profits of the mining boom.
The MRRT will fund:
Tax cuts: Australia’s 2.7m small businesses will be able to access the $6,500 instant asset write-off from 1 July 2012 – putting a billion dollars back into businesses nationwide.
More super: Boosting the super guarantee from 9% to 12% for around 8.4m workers – increasing retirement savings by $500bn by 2035. And giving 3.6m low-income earners concessions worth $800m a year on employer super contributions.
Better roads and bridges: Billions of dollars in new roads, bridges and other infrastructure nationwide.
Labor’s sound economic management has supported the mining boom.
And our MRRT will share the benefits of that boom with all Australians.
Labor is delivering for Australian businesses and workers. We’re keeping taxes and inflation low. And we’re repairing the damage of eleven years of Liberal failure and neglect.
Only Labor cares about Australian small business, working families and retirees.
And only Labor has the policies and plans to deliver real results for all Australians.

Read More Here

The Team @ Labor Connect
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Resignation as Speaker of the House of Representatives
Harry Jenkins posted Thursday, 24 November 2011

Today marks my 1382nd day as Speaker of the House of Representatives. I have at all times tried to uphold the fine traditions of Speaker, and to the best of my ability have attempted to carry out my duties in the most independent and non-partisan manner possible.

Safe Rates – Fair Pay
Julia Gillard posted Wednesday, 23 November 2011

All Australians rely on the trucking industry, but for too long we’ve turned a blind eye to dangerous work practices that force some drivers to speed or drive excessive hours.

Protecting Young Australians’ Future
Ben Maxfield posted Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Tony Abbott’s blatant ignorance to look beyond the Minerals Resources Rent Tax (MRRT) and debate the issue as purely ‘another tax’ again shows the opposition leader for the extreme political opportunist he has come to be known.

How the Mining Tax will feul growth – with fairness
Matt Thistlethwaite posted Tuesday, 22 November 2011

It’s no secret, many Australians are doing it tough. With the constant demands of the mortgage, bills and school fees, it’s difficult for many to provide for their families.

Youth Allowance refrom opens the doors for regional students
Chris Evans posted Friday, 25 November 2011

Almost 21,000 students across the country will benefit from the Gillard Government’s reforms to Youth Allowance after legislation passed Parliament today.

Family violence reform passed by Parliament
Robert McClelland posted Thursday, 24 November 2011

Attorney-General Robert McClelland today welcomed the passage through Parliament of landmark legislation to protect children who are caught up in family law matters from family violence and child abuse.

EHealth Records Legislation introduced
Nicola Roxon posted Wednesday, 23 November 2011

The Minister for Health and Ageing, Nicola Roxon, today introduced legislation into Parliament to introduce Australia’s national eHealth records system, with the rollout starting from July 2012.

Gillard Government delivering more doctors
Nicola Roxon posted Friday, 18 November 2011

The Gillard Government is delivering on its commitment to lift Tony Abbott’s reckless cap on GP training places and double the number of GPs entering training according to a newly released report.

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