POLITICS IN COWPER I am fighting for a better deal on employment, environment, equality and integrity in politics. These are the key issues in Cowper. We need more than just infrastructure here. We also need a vision, services and assistance for the people of Port, Coffs, Kempsey and the mid-north coast. People like Labor's positive … Continue reading News Release: Politics in Cowper.
COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS - VERSION 2.0 Today’s announcement on the Coffs Harbour Bypass is a humiliating and embarrassing backdown by the federal and state Liberal-National Party governments. The National Party has been shamed into today’s announcement. The National Party botched this; mislead the people; divided the community; caused much anger and again delayed this critical … Continue reading News Release: Coffs Harbour Bypass Version 2.0
THE COFFS CHRISTMAS CRAWL - BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE NATIONAL PARTY Motorists travelling north and south on the Pacific Highway will face lengthy traffic jams at Coffs Harbour this holiday period thanks to the mismanagement of the Coffs Harbour Bypass project by the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison Government. Post-Christmas and New Year traffic jams of up to … Continue reading News: The Coffs Christmas Crawl – brought to you by the National Party.
THE NATIONAL PARTY'S COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS SHAM EXPOSED The National Party's Coffs Harbour Bypass project has been revealed as being a sham with the NSW Government confirming no actual “Preferred Concept Design Report” exists. Labor has obtained evidence via Government Information Public Access (previously known as Freedom of Information) that the "Summary Report" recently released … Continue reading News: The National Party’s Coffs Harbour Bypass sham exposed
KEMPSEY AIRPORT On Tuesday 4 December 2018, Kempsey Council met to discuss a Noise Management Plan for the airport, devised by the Kempsey Airport Reference Group and a consultant. Aviation is a federal matter. I understand it was recognised by Council the report was incomplete and not fit for public release at this time. I further … Continue reading News: Kempsey Airport
THE NATIONALS NEED TO EXPLAIN WHY THE GOVERNMENT WON’T ACT ON MID-NORTH COAST PETROL PRICESPetrol prices in some parts of the Mid-North Coast are forty per cent higher than the cost of petrol near Scott Morrison's electorate in Sydney. Today (Monday, 3 December 2018), petrol in Port Macquarie was $1.579 a litre - 44 cents … Continue reading News: The Nationals need to explain why the government won’t act on Mid-North Coast petrol prices.
COFFS BYPASS - THE PREMATURE END OF THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION PERIOD The public consultation period for the Coffs Harbour Bypass officially closes tomorrow, Friday, 30 November 2018, signalling a premature milestone in a highly flawed process. The conclusion of the public consultation period comes when crucial reports on the impacts of noise, Aboriginal heritage, the … Continue reading News: Coffs Bypass – the premature end of the public consultation period.
CONFIRMED - NATIONAL PARTY CRONYISM SHOW MOVES TO KEMPSEY TODAY The National Party cronyism show has moved south today with community and national media concern about a company owned by a Kempsey Councillor and National Party member undertaking work on the controversial cinema development. The cinema project was promoted and approved by Council, undertaken by … Continue reading News: Confirmed – National Party cronyism show moves to Kempsey today
COMPANY CHAIRED BY NEW NATIONAL PARTY STATE CANDIDATE RECEIVES OVER $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GRANTS IN 2018 The National Party on Saturday selected Mr Gurmesh Singh as its candidate for the New South Wales state seat of Coffs Harbour. Mr Singh is the Chairman of Oz Group Co-op Ltd, a blueberry farming group on … Continue reading News: Company chaired by new National Party candidate receives over $3 million in federal government grants in 2018
NEW AMSA REGIONAL OFFICE IS WELCOME NEWS BUT WHY TAKE FOUR YEARS TO COMPLETE? The announcement by the federal government today that the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) will establish a regional office in Coffs Harbour is logical and welcome news. Coffs Harbour will become the 20th AMSA office throughout the country and it is logical … Continue reading News: New AMSA office in Coffs is welcome but why take four years?