Senator George Brandis - Rob Keating
Australian Senate Question Time 8 August 2017

Australian Senate Question Time 8 August 2017

Senator Brandis responds to Senator Wong, "Senator Wong, you are wrong. The premises of your question are entirely wrong, because the very thing that this government's policies are doing is to ensure that there are more Australians in work—more Australians with a chance for good jobs and better-paid jobs. And that is what we have done: 60,000 new jobs in one month; 240,000 new jobs in the last financial year; the fastest, the strongest rate of jobs growth since the GFC. You don't seem to be disputing that, Senator Wong.
That is the way to make Australia a country in which everybody can get their fair share of the nation's wealth. That is the way to make sure Australia is a country in which everybody has a fair crack at a good job, at a good wage. That's what we are doing, and we're doing it through the policies—some of which you're trying to hold up here—that incentivise business, employ more people, pay them better wages— "