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

Blog: Should an alternative route for the Coffs Harbour Bypass undergo re-examination?

The three trenches being proposed by the Liberal National Governments on the #Coffs bypass are 30 to 50 per cent bigger than the QE2. And there will be three of them within 14 kms. At last Thursday's community meeting on the Coffs Harbour Bypass, there were a significant number of voices saying the previously rejected … Continue reading Blog: Should an alternative route for the Coffs Harbour Bypass undergo re-examination?

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

Letter: Response to a Coffs resident asking for previous CBD bypass routes to be examined due to the missing tunnels.

Context The response is in relation to a request from a resident to revisit routes previously proposed due to the lack of tunnels in the "Preferred concept design" released this week. Response I agree with the overall sentiment that we will need a bypass around Coffs Harbour (such as those investigated in 2001). This, in … Continue reading Letter: Response to a Coffs resident asking for previous CBD bypass routes to be examined due to the missing tunnels.

Blog: Great stuff today from the Australian Workers Union – standing up for NPWS, workers, community safety & nature.

The Liberal and National parties love breaking down our key institutions - CSIRO, ABC, TAFE, Medicare & NPWS. We have to stop them. Source: Coffs Coast Advocate print edition Staff cuts spark fire fears as conditions worsen IN the face of potentially one of the most catastrophic bushfire seasons on record, the Australian Workers Union … Continue reading Blog: Great stuff today from the Australian Workers Union – standing up for NPWS, workers, community safety & nature.