• Richard Marles
  • Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party | Shadow Minister for Defence | Federal Member for Corio

Here for Geelong

Representing the people of the Geelong, Bellarine and Lara areas as the Member for Corio is the greatest honour of my working life.

As your local Federal MP, I want to be a strong voice fighting for a positive future for the Geelong region, and to do my job effectively I need to hear what matters to you and your family.

If I can help you with a Federal matter, please contact me.

Yours sincerely,
Richard Marles

Together we can
make a difference

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2 hours ago

Richard Marles MP

There are many questions around the new JobKeeper Payment, so here are a few useful links.

General Overview:
treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet_supporting_businesses_1.pdf

For employees:
treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet_Info_for_Employees_0.pdf

For employers:
treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet_Info_for_Employers_0.pdf

Businesses can register their interest for Job Seeker payments here -
www.ato.gov.au/general/gen/JobKeeper-payment/?=redirected_JobKeeper

If you require any assistance, please contact my office on Richard.Marles.MP@aph.gov.au or 03 5221 3033
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There are many questions around the new JobKeeper Payment, so here are a few useful links.

General Overview:
https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet_supporting_businesses_1.pdf 

For employees:
https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet_Info_for_Employees_0.pdf

For employers:
https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet_Info_for_Employers_0.pdf

Businesses can register their interest for Job Seeker payments here - 
https://www.ato.gov.au/general/gen/JobKeeper-payment/?=redirected_JobKeeper

If you require any assistance, please contact my office on Richard.Marles.MP@aph.gov.au or 03 5221 3033

12 hours ago

Richard Marles MP

Victoria will move to stage 3 restrictions at midnight tonight - the Premier today announcing on the spot fines of $1600 for anyone in Victoria breaching the two person limit on gatherings - Along with these other measures.

Stay at home - Saving lives is everyone's job.
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Victoria will move to stage 3 restrictions at midnight tonight - the Premier today announcing on the spot fines of $1600 for anyone in Victoria breaching the two person limit on gatherings - Along with these other measures.

Stay at home - Saving lives is everyones job.

14 hours ago

Richard Marles MP

Today’s announcement from the Prime Minister is very welcomed. Labor will work through the detail to form a final view.

Labor, Australian Unions and businesses proposed broad wage subsidies weeks ago and it was dismissed by many.

This is a much stronger response from the Government than we have seen over recent weeks.

We hope this will make a real difference to the hundreds of thousands of Australians who have lost their jobs.
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20 hours ago

Richard Marles MP

I’ve had a few people raise the Morrison government’s decision last week to suspend Parliamentary sittings for five months.

So I’ve set up a camera in my office to give you all an update.

I want to be clear that Labor did everything we could to stop Parliament being suspended during this crisis for our country.
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