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Chris Bowen

Christopher Eyles Guy Bowen is an Australian politician and is the current Minister for Climate Change and Energy since June 2022. He is a member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and was first elected to parliament at the 2004 federal election. He held ministerial office in the Rudd and Gillard Governments from 2007 to 2013 and has been a senior member of shadow cabinet from 2013 to 2022.

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Well there are tough decisions necessary in budgets. I agree there are tough decisions necessary to ensure the long-term health of the budget. What I don't accept and will never accept is that those decisions must be unfair as a matter of course.
I respect every mother and I believe people are entitled to use whatever benefits, claims and entitlements, if you like, that are available to them
The reality is we live in a world of scarce resources in this veil of tears, as Tony Abbott often describes the world, we have to be real, we have to accept that we can't spend as much money on everything as we would like and so we have chosen to re prioritise, to change spending.
It was always intended, though, that where Australian workers could negotiate better benefits as well with their employer, that those benefits come in in addition to the existing paid parental leave scheme.
Children don't get cheaper when they turn six.
We believe in the empowerment of women and we will not compromise in that goal. — © Chris Bowen
We believe in the empowerment of women and we will not compromise in that goal.
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