ANTHONY ALBANESE ON NORTH COAST ISSUES

Today Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities, Regional Development and Tourism addressed the NSW Country Labor Conference in Foster.

He made several specific mentions of issues in Cowper, including the quality of National Party representation, disadvantage in electorates, the NBN, the Pacific Highway, high speed coastal rail and needs based funding.

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00.00 – General commentary

04.24 – National Party representation and the poor state of seats in the NSW North Coast (three of the six poorest electorates in Australia – Cowper, Lyne and Page)

06.25 – Pacific Highway

07.55 – National Broadband Network

10.00 – High speed rail and the NSW North Coast

13.10 – Inland rail

15.15 – Poor funding of country services and Labor’s needs based funding approach for the NSW North Coast.

17.10 – General political commentary

20.45 – Ends

SUNDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2016


Updated: 16 September 2018