News: Anthony Albanese address to the NSW Country Labor Conference

ANTHONY ALBANESE ON NORTH COAST ISSUESToday 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 … Continue reading News: Anthony Albanese address to the NSW Country Labor Conference

News: Remarks in support of an urgency motion on the drought at the Country Labor conference.

Prepared textDrought is not just west of the great dividing range. This is an issue east of the dividing range as well. Rainfall is at record lows. Temperatures are at record highs. I am running for Cowper. Port to Kempsey to Dorrigo to Coffs. In Cowper and it's surrounds, we have about 8.5k people in … Continue reading News: Remarks in support of an urgency motion on the drought at the Country Labor conference.

Briefing: Dividend Imputation – Chris Bowen talks dividend imputation with Michelle Grattan

Here's some audio of Chris Bowen talking about Dividend Imputation Policy with Michelle Grattan. (Runs: 1 minute 43 seconds) Full podcast - Chris Bowen with Michelle Grattan at The Conversation: LINK Resources Labor is cracking down on a loophole that gives tax refunds to people who have a lot of wealth but don’t pay any income … Continue reading Briefing: Dividend Imputation – Chris Bowen talks dividend imputation with Michelle Grattan

News Release: Rushed and half-baked Coffs Bypass announcement confirmed 

Statement by Andrew Woodward 21 May 2018 Rushed and half-baked Coffs Bypass announcement confirmed A Senate Estimates hearing tonight in Canberra has confirmed that the recent announcement of funding for the Coffs Harbour Bypass was a rushed and half-baked announcement designed to do nothing more than try and save Luke Hartsuyker's now terminal political career. The Coffs … Continue reading News Release: Rushed and half-baked Coffs Bypass announcement confirmed