A few people have asked where I stand on the Adani mine. Again, I am opposed to it many grounds and have been vocal in my opposition. You can: Read my letter to the Premier of Queensland for 30 March 2017) (LINK) Read a motion passed by the Bellinger River Branch (LINK) Here are two … Continue reading Blog: Labor’s position on the Adani mine
Media coverage Click the blue and underlined next to be taken to the story Coffs Harbour Advocate (Paywall) Port Macquarie News Nambucca Guardian and Macleay Argus, Bellingen Shire Courier-Sun NBN Prime7 Coffs Harbour Advocate (Paywall) You can see my To Do List here (LINK). Updated: 9 August 2018
The Economist this week has a sobering piece on the current state of global initiatives to address climate change. It opines: “Yet as the impact of climate change becomes more evident, so too does the scale of the challenge ahead. Three years after countries vowed in Paris to keep warming “well below” 2°C relative to … Continue reading Briefing: Addressing the climate crisis – where does Labor stand?
Background This is a collective response I gave to numerous comments in response to a post I made to the "Kempsey Cinema Action Group" Facebook Group on 1 August 2018. In my original post I said: Hi everyone, I am Andrew Woodward, Labor candidate for Cowper. I have been following your issue for a few … Continue reading Briefing: Kempsey cinema development
Country Labor's Peter Alley will contest the seat of Port Macquarie and the 2019 state election. 20 June 0218, Port Macquarie News THE race for the seat of Port Macquarie at the next state election is officially on. Country Labor has announced long-standing party member Peter Alley as its candidate for the 2019 election. Mr … Continue reading Blog: Peter Alley to be Labor’s candidate for the State seat of Coffs Harbour
Statement by Andrew Woodward 13 June 2018 Statement regarding Andrew Fraser (following the announcement of his retirement) I admire anyone from any political persuasion who undertakes a period of their life in public office. It is a stressful, time-consuming and challenging role; all done under the microscope of public and media scrutiny and commentary, which … Continue reading News Release: Statement regarding Andrew Fraser (following the announcement of his retirement)
Statement by Andrew Woodward 11 June 2018 Bellingen Broadband Bungle - the government must explain the delay The delivery of fast and reliable internet to Bellingen has suffered another blow with the government delaying the roll-out of the NBN in Bellingen township by a further six months. Under this government, the NBN has become the … Continue reading News Release: Bellingen Broadband Bungle – the government must explain the delay
Statement by Andrew Woodward 7 June 2018 Cowper dudded again by Malcolm Turnbull and The Nationals New research released today by a Canberra based policy think-tank, The Australia Institute (TAI), shows the federal seat of Cowper is ranked 135th out 146 seats that will derive the biggest benefit from Malcolm Turnbull’s tax cuts. The analysis … Continue reading News Release: Cowper dudded again by Malcolm Turnbull and The Nationals