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
CLICK TO CALCULATE YOUR TAX CUT Updated: 3 August 2018
With Labor – 99 per cent of businesses will receive a tax cut, no business will have their tax rate increased, and all businesses will be able to plan and invest with confidence and certainty.
This table, without doubt confirms the fairness of Labor’s tax cuts and the unfairness of the @the_nationals tax cut. Cowper will be better off under Labor’s plan because 87% of people here learn less than $80k a year. Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Read all about it here: LINK. Updated: 3 June 2018
Budget Reply Speech by Bill Shorten to parliament, 10 May 2018 Speech by Chris Bowen to National Press Club, 16 May 2018 Overview
Resources Brotherhood of St Laurence report and news release. Labor's view: Barrie Cassidy interviews Labor’s employment services spokesman, Ed Husic Labor's Youth Jobs Connect: Fact Sheet Updated: 29 May 2018
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 … Continue reading Briefing: Dividend Imputation – Chris Bowen talks dividend imputation with Michelle Grattan
The Change Cowper campaign is now carbon neutral. We have purchased three tons of offsets through Greenfleet Australia to cover ourselves for six months. Our offsets pay for the planting of trees in biodiverse forests in Australia. We purchased three tons of off-sets for $45. The figure is based on a calculation made for the 2016 … Continue reading Briefing: Carbon Neutral Campaign