Terri's local media releases, and media releases from previous shadow ministerial portfolios.
Local Media Releases
JobSeekers surge on the Southside
24 September 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic has seen the number of locals relying on unemployment payments increase from 3,947 in December 2019 to more than 9,800 in August 2020 – up by more than 5,800 people or 249 per cent.
Labor calling for an end to the Morrison government's pension freeze
23 September 2020
This September, for the first time in almost a quarter of a century, pensions will not be increased through indexation.
JobKeeper cuts will hurt more than 27,000 workers on the Southside
22 September 2020
New numbers reveal that more than 27,000 workers on Brisbane’s Southside could be worse off and more than $24 million will be ripped out of the local economy every fortnight if the Morrison Government goes ahead with its cuts to JobKeeper at the end of September.
When MPs get death threats
20 September 2020
An international survey found that more than 44 % of women in politics have been threatened with murder, rape, beatings or abduction.
The week in review: parliament returns for Spring
30 August 2020
Terri Butler MP looks back at the first week of the Spring sittings as parliament returns.
Statement: Kangaroo Point Detention Sit-in
07 August 2020
Community heroes need urgent help
15 July 2020
Southsiders need JobKeeper
10 July 2020