Blog: Children on Nauru

THE HON SHAYNE NEUMANN MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION FEDERAL MEMBER FOR BLAIR CATHERINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND MEDICARE MEMBER FOR BALLARAT MEDICAL TRANSFER OF CHILDREN FROM AUSTRALIAN-FUNDED REGIONAL PROCESSING CENTRES Labor will introduce legislation to address the Government’s failure to ensure children in Australian-funded regional processing centres receive the urgent medical care … Continue reading Blog: Children on Nauru

Blog: High Speed Rail for Port and Coffs

THE HON ANTHONY ALBANESE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, CITIES AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SHADOW MINISTER FOR TOURISM MEMBER FOR GRAYNDLER IT’S TIME FOR THE MORRISON GOVERNMENT TO GET BEHIND HIGH SPEED RAIL  Today I re-introduced to Parliament a Private Member’s Bill that would create an authority to begin detailed planning for construction of a High Speed … Continue reading Blog: High Speed Rail for Port and Coffs

News Release: Federal and state governments caught red-handed misleading about the Coffs Harbour Bypass.

FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS CAUGHT RED-HANDED MISLEADING ABOUT THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS The federal and state governments have been caught red-handed misleading the community about the Coffs Harbour Bypass and the reasons for dumping tunnels and preferring third-rate trenches. Labor has reviewed the previously unreleased “Pacific Highway Upgrade Coffs Harbour Bypass - State significant infrastructure … Continue reading News Release: Federal and state governments caught red-handed misleading about the Coffs Harbour Bypass.

Blog: Coalition failing regional Australia

STEPHEN JONES MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT MEMBER FOR WHITLAM COALITION FAILING REGIONAL AUSTRALIA Before looking at incentives to encourage people to move to regional Australia to relieve congestion in Sydney and Melbourne, the Morrison Government must first look to deliver on existing policy promises … Continue reading Blog: Coalition failing regional Australia

News Release: Governments must obtain consensus on bypassing Coffs Harbour

GOVERNMENTS MUST OBTAIN CONSENSUS ON BYPASSING COFFS HARBOUR The two governments need to make the case that this is the right route; with the right design, and with overwhelming public support. We support the bypassing of Coffs Harbour as soon as possible, but not at any cost to the community, natural environment, heritage or economy. There's … Continue reading News Release: Governments must obtain consensus on bypassing Coffs Harbour

News Release: The National Party needs to stop complaining about the poor reaction to the Coffs Bypass and get a new design with real tunnels and not trenches

THE NATIONAL PARTY NEEDS TO STOP COMPLAINING ABOUT THE POOR REACTION TO THE COFFS BYPASS AND GET ON WITH A NEW DESIGN WITH REAL TUNNELS AND NOT TRENCHES The National Party needs to stop complaining about how poorly the Coffs Harbour Bypass Preferred Concept Design has been received by the community. The National Party should … Continue reading News Release: The National Party needs to stop complaining about the poor reaction to the Coffs Bypass and get a new design with real tunnels and not trenches

News: Andrew Fraser admits he hasn’t even looked at the new bypass design a week after its release.

ANDREW FRASER ADMITS HE HASN'T EVEN LOOKED AT THE NEW BYPASS DESIGN A WEEK AFTER ITS RELEASE The state National Party member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today admitted he hasn't even looked at the new design of the bypass featuring trenches instead of tunnels. Today in the Coffs Bypass Facebook group, Mr Fraser said: "I … Continue reading News: Andrew Fraser admits he hasn’t even looked at the new bypass design a week after its release.

News: For the record – The National Party’s promises on the Coffs Harbour Bypass

THE NATIONAL PARTY'S PROMISES ON THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS The National Party has repeatedly stated directly or leads people to believe two or three tunnels would be involved with the Coffs Harbour Bypass. It is understood a spokesperson for the Member for Cowper, Luke Hartsuyker, is telling the media that ‘no tunnels we’re ever promised’. … Continue reading News: For the record – The National Party’s promises on the Coffs Harbour Bypass

Briefing: Forests

Downloads Briefing (A4 x 4) Summary (A5 single) Labor positions on current forests and forestry related issues Since 2011 the Liberal National Government has in NSW has done more to harm koalas than save them, including: Introducing land clearing laws that could see eight million hectares of core koala habitat destroyed; Signing off on clearing codes … Continue reading Briefing: Forests