Local Media Releases

Terri's local media releases, and media releases from previous shadow ministerial portfolios.

New report shows importance of federal funding for Cross River Rail

March 16, 2019

This week's report, commissioned by the Queensland Major Contractors Association and the Infrastructure Association of Queensland, made clear the importance of securing federal funding for Cross River Rail. Labor has committed $2.24 billion to the project if we win the federal election.

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March 11, 2019

Terri Butler MP, along with the Hon Tony Burke MP, will today announce a commitment of $332,900 for the Bille Brown Studio at Queensland Theatre.

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Terri Butler and Labor Commit Funds for Local Footy

February 02, 2019

Terri Butler MP has today announced a commitment of $450 000 to upgrade local football facilities at Coorparoo’s Giffin Park.

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Liberals Fail to Equip Young People with Secure Work and the Skills for the Future

January 30, 2019

With the Hon Brendan O'Connor MP, Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations. Under the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison Government, many young people are facing a double blow of precarious work combined with inadequate skill training for the jobs of the future, according to a report released today by the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA).

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Announcing the Winners of the 20th Annual Griffith Australia Day Awards

January 26, 2019

Terri Butler MP has announced the recipients of 20th annual Griffith Australia Day Awards.   “This year’s recipients have shown their dedication to the Southside over many years of community service,” Ms Butler said.   “I congratulate them, and thank them for their service to our local community.

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Opinion Piece: We should make this broken jobs system redundant

January 08, 2019

The employment services system Jobactive has cost more than $6 billion across four years. It's a lot of public money, and there's growing evidence that the system is hardly working well.

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