9 December 2018 The Editor, Coffs Coast Advocate, Editor, Ms Barbara Davis, is 100 per cent wrong when she says Federal Labor hasn’t made a commitment to building the Coffs Harbour Bypass (Coffs Coast Advocate, 8 December 2018, Cut to the bypass chase). A ten-second fact check reveals that the front page of the Coffs … Continue reading Blog: Letter to the editor – Cut to the bypass chase.
It is now under six months until the election so I thought I would do my own version of Q&A based on the many questions I have received when I have been out and about. I have also received many comments on our social media posts. We’re now averaging over 30,000 engagements a month on … Continue reading Q&A
HON JULIE COLLINS MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR AGEING AND MENTAL HEALTH MEMBER FOR FRANKLIN LIBERAL GOVERNMENT’S BETRAYAL OF OLDER AUSTRALIANS REVEALED AS 126,000 NOW WAIT FOR HOME CARE The release of the latest on the Morrison Government’s home care packages waitlist has revealed more than 126,000 older Australians are now languishing waiting for care. The further blow … Continue reading Blog: Aged care waiting list on the NSW Mid-North Coast now 1443.
The Labor candidate for Cowper says the Coalition government has steadily dismantled "one brick at a time" some of our traditional services. He says more services are being outsourced meaning there are fewer public servants employed to work for a growing population. "It is the fundamentals that makes Australia what it is … Continue reading Media: ALP Cowper Candidate Andrew Woodward making inroads
Labor has championed the cause of Australian consumers, but a lack of action from the Liberal-National Government has left regional Australians paying over the mark in many vital, day to day expenses. Two years ago, in 2016, Bill Shorten made the commitment that a Labor government would give Australia’s competition watchdog an independent market studies … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s plan to address petrol prices in regional Australia
BILL SHORTEN MP LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION SHADOW MINISTER FOR INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS AND ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG SENATOR KIM CARR SHADOW MINISTER FOR INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH SENATOR FOR VICTORIA A SHORTEN LABOR GOVERNMENT WILL END THE WAR ON SCIENCE A Shorten Labor Government will end the Liberals’ war on … Continue reading Briefing: Labor will end the war on science
CONFIRMED - NATIONAL PARTY CRONYISM SHOW MOVES TO KEMPSEY TODAY The National Party cronyism show has moved south today with community and national media concern about a company owned by a Kempsey Councillor and National Party member undertaking work on the controversial cinema development. The cinema project was promoted and approved by Council, undertaken by … Continue reading News: Confirmed – National Party cronyism show moves to Kempsey today
COMPANY CHAIRED BY NEW NATIONAL PARTY STATE CANDIDATE RECEIVES OVER $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GRANTS IN 2018 The National Party on Saturday selected Mr Gurmesh Singh as its candidate for the New South Wales state seat of Coffs Harbour. Mr Singh is the Chairman of Oz Group Co-op Ltd, a blueberry farming group on … Continue reading News: Company chaired by new National Party candidate receives over $3 million in federal government grants in 2018
Having Michelle visit Bellingen was always a part of the process of come up with a way to fix the NBN problem in Bellingen and elsewhere. The digital divide in Bellingen township - and the case to switch fixed wireless to FTTC - is now firmly among priority areas being considered by Labor. Yes, much … Continue reading Blog: Statement on the NBN in Bellingen