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
NATIONALS HUMILIATED OVER COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS The federal and state National Party governments have been humiliated over the Coffs Harbour Bypass with news today that key decisions on the project will be put off until after elections next year. The National Party had set the whole bypass project up as a PR festival pre the … Continue reading News Release: Nationals humiliated over Coffs Harbour Bypass
An open letter to local National Party members and sundry internet trolls The local National Party members and internet trolls think they have the scoop of the century with the “shock - horror" revelations that I haven’t lived here all of my life. Indeed a few of them seem quite obsessed with it. Old mate … Continue reading Blog: Meet the blow-in
QUESTIONS FOR THE NATIONAL PARTY CANDIDATE FOR COWPER The National Party candidate for Cowper must immediately declare where he stands on critical issues like tax cuts, penalty rates, schools funding, Medicare, climate change, new coal-fired power stations, unemployment, the NBN, the banking industry, Coffs Bypass, Kempsey Council and the Great Koala National Park. The electorate … Continue reading News: Questions for the National Party candidate for Cowper.
GRANT TO BORAL TIMBER FOR BIOFUELS STUDY AT HERONS CREEK I am pleased to see the Labor Environment Action Network (LEAN) express its concern about a grant by the federal government's Australian Renewable Energy Agency for a project centred on the Boral Timber mill at Heron's Creek near Port Macquarie. The government has given $500,000 … Continue reading News: Labor concerned about a government grant to Boral Timber for study at Herons Creek near Port Macquarie.
LABOR RELEASES ITS SUBMISSION ON THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS Labor today released its submission on the Coffs Harbour Bypass as a part of the public consultation process, currently scheduled to conclude on Friday, 26 October 2018. The full ten-page submission is here: LINK WEDNESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2018 EXCERPT Introduction In short, the Australian Labor Party … Continue reading News: Labor releases its submission on the Coffs Harbour Bypass
On Sunday 18 November 2018, members of the Hawke and Keating Governments will come together to share tall tales about their times in the Ministry, governments and offices of two of our greatest leaders. Our first confirmed speaker is the Hon. John Brown, former Minister for Sport and Tourism and Member for Parramatta, 1977 to … Continue reading Cowper in the city – a fundraiser in Sydney