Jenny McAllister

Jenny McAllister
Jenny McAllister is a Senator for NSW

Articles by Jenny McAllister

Inequality In Australia: A Bill to shift the debate

Seventy years after Australia’s burst of post-war institution building, it’s time to reorient our economic institutions to the challenges of our times. That’s why I’m introducing a bill to require the Productivity Commission to consider inequality. HC “Nugget” Coombs, arguably … Read More

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Women’s leadership is essential to Labor’s renewal

What follows is ALP National President Jenny McAllister’s speech to the  National Labor Women’s Conference in Canberra on 2 November 2014. Thank you so much for inviting me to speak today. It’s an incredible honour. I’d like to acknowledge that … Read More

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Where will the jobs come from?

In Vanity Fair in 2012 Professor Joseph Stiglitz reflected on the prolonged economic downturn in the United States, comparing it with the Great Depression. He argued that in both cases, the origins lay not in finance, but in the dislocation … Read More

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Winning the War of Ideas

The second Progressive Australia Conference brought together hundreds of activists, united in a shared passion for a fairer, more just Australia. In opening the conference, Labor’s National President, Jenny McAllister, challenged the conference to bring together progressive values with an … Read More

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