Media Release by Senator the Hon Kay Patterson

Time for Tanya to tell where she stands on ALP family policies

Labor’s new Shadow Spokesperson for Work, Family and Community, Tanya Plibersek, must tell Australian families whether she supports Labor’s election policies.

Ms Plibersek must come forward and answer three simple questions for Australian families.

  1. Does Ms Plibersek support Labor’s Family and Tax policy?
  2. Does Ms Plibersek believe the $600 per child family payment is real?
  3. Does Ms Plibersek support Labor’s Child Care policy?

Ms Plibersek now has three years to develop policy, to present new ideas but first she must clearly answer whether she stands by Labor’s election policies or if she is going to scrap them.