Blog: Labor small business policy

LABOR LAUNCHES ITS PLAN FOR SMALL BUSINESS   Labor has today launched its official Small Business policy handbook “Standing up for Small Business.” Through active consultation and engagement, Labor knows there are many challenges facing established and emerging small businesses in this country, and we are committed to enabling and encouraging their success. A Shorten … Continue reading Blog: Labor small business policy

Blog: Letter to Bill Shorten on the environment

14 March 2019 The Hon. Bill Shorten MP Leader, Federal Parliamentary Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition Parliament House CANBERRA ACT 2600 Hello Bill, Greetings from Cowper where I can report the people of Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie, Kempsey and the mid-north coast are very enthusiastic about your vision and plan for Australia and … Continue reading Blog: Letter to Bill Shorten on the environment

Blog: Labor to put Aussie hotels back in control

LABOR TO PUT AUSSIE HOTELS BACK IN CONTROL   Local accommodation providers will have greater control of their own businesses under a Shorten Labor Government, making small businesses more competitive and reducing the price of a weekend away.   If elected, Labor would ensure that Australia’s accommodation providers would have the ability to set their … Continue reading Blog: Labor to put Aussie hotels back in control

Letter to the editor: Rob Oakeshott – the inconvenient truth

Mr Harry Creamer under the banner of “Climate Change Australia” in the Bellingen Courier, 27 February 2019 declared his support for Mr Rob Oakeshott, an independent candidate for the seat of Cowper at the federal election. As a professional working in the environmental sustainability industry; the holder of Master of Environmental Management (UNSW), and one … Continue reading Letter to the editor: Rob Oakeshott – the inconvenient truth

Blog: Labor’s response to the Banking Industry Royal Commission

TOUGHER, FAIRER, FASTER - LABOR’S RESPONSE TO THE BANKING ROYAL COMMISSION A Shorten Labor Government will act faster and go further in standing up for victims of banking misconduct. Labor fought for the Banking Royal Commission – unlike Scott Morrison and the Liberals who voted against the Royal Commission 26 times, called it a “populist … Continue reading Blog: Labor’s response to the Banking Industry Royal Commission

Blog: Coffs Harbour​ Bypass – next steps

Federal Labor is 100 per cent committed to delivering the Coffs Harbour Bypass.  Bypass Version 1.0 The federal government announced $971 million in funding for the Coffs Harbour Bypass on 8 May 2018. This is known as Bypass Version 1.0. In the same week, Labor announced it would honour that commitment in Government. Labor's announcement was … Continue reading Blog: Coffs Harbour​ Bypass – next steps