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.
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