Blog: Children on Nauru

THE HON SHAYNE NEUMANN MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION FEDERAL MEMBER FOR BLAIR CATHERINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND MEDICARE MEMBER FOR BALLARAT MEDICAL TRANSFER OF CHILDREN FROM AUSTRALIAN-FUNDED REGIONAL PROCESSING CENTRES Labor will introduce legislation to address the Government’s failure to ensure children in Australian-funded regional processing centres receive the urgent medical care … Continue reading Blog: Children on Nauru

Blog: Response to letters about the Adani mine proposal

Hello, I have received a handful of emails from people concerning the Adani mine. First, thank you for your concern about climate change, the environment and this proposal. I share your concern. My response to those writing is: Thank you for your correspondence asking about the position of Labor and myself on the Adani issue. I … Continue reading Blog: Response to letters about the Adani mine proposal

News Release: bypassing Coffs Harbour – next steps

BYPASSING COFFS HARBOUR - NEXT STEPS Last night's public meeting on the Coffs Harbour Bypass was unanimous in opposition to the design released by the government. The clear preference was for tunnels. Labor wants tunnels and not trenches, as previously promised by governments. The governments must deliver. This is not negotiable.  There was also strong … Continue reading News Release: bypassing Coffs Harbour – next steps

News Release: Governments must obtain consensus on bypassing Coffs Harbour

GOVERNMENTS MUST OBTAIN CONSENSUS ON BYPASSING COFFS HARBOUR The two governments need to make the case that this is the right route; with the right design, and with overwhelming public support. We support the bypassing of Coffs Harbour as soon as possible, but not at any cost to the community, natural environment, heritage or economy. There's … Continue reading News Release: Governments must obtain consensus on bypassing Coffs Harbour

News Release: The National Party needs to stop complaining about the poor reaction to the Coffs Bypass and get a new design with real tunnels and not trenches

THE NATIONAL PARTY NEEDS TO STOP COMPLAINING ABOUT THE POOR REACTION TO THE COFFS BYPASS AND GET ON WITH A NEW DESIGN WITH REAL TUNNELS AND NOT TRENCHES The National Party needs to stop complaining about how poorly the Coffs Harbour Bypass Preferred Concept Design has been received by the community. The National Party should … Continue reading News Release: The National Party needs to stop complaining about the poor reaction to the Coffs Bypass and get a new design with real tunnels and not trenches

News: Andrew Fraser admits he hasn’t even looked at the new bypass design a week after its release.

ANDREW FRASER ADMITS HE HASN'T EVEN LOOKED AT THE NEW BYPASS DESIGN A WEEK AFTER ITS RELEASE The state National Party member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today admitted he hasn't even looked at the new design of the bypass featuring trenches instead of tunnels. Today in the Coffs Bypass Facebook group, Mr Fraser said: "I … Continue reading News: Andrew Fraser admits he hasn’t even looked at the new bypass design a week after its release.

News Release: News Coffs Harbour Bypass design is higher, noisier​ and uglier than first thought

NEW COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS DESIGN IS HIGHER, NOISIER AND UGLIER THAN FIRST THOUGHTThe “Preferred Concept Design” for the Coffs Harbour Bypass is higher, noisier and uglier than what we have been lead to believe by the federal and state governments. What we saw unveiled to the public tonight (Thursday) in Coffs Harbour is a disaster … Continue reading News Release: News Coffs Harbour Bypass design is higher, noisier​ and uglier than first thought

News Release: the Coffs Harbour Bypass “Preferred concept design” is totally flawed and should be trashed.

THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS “PREFERRED CONCEPT DESIGN” IS TOTALLY FLAWED AND SHOULD BE TRASHED The Coffs Harbour Bypass “Preferred concept design” released by the federal and state governments this week is totally flawed and should be trashed. Both governments should await further investigations on the impact of noise impacts on up to 1,000 properties; the … Continue reading News Release: the Coffs Harbour Bypass “Preferred concept design” is totally flawed and should be trashed.

News: For the record – The National Party’s promises on the Coffs Harbour Bypass

THE NATIONAL PARTY'S PROMISES ON THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS The National Party has repeatedly stated directly or leads people to believe two or three tunnels would be involved with the Coffs Harbour Bypass. It is understood a spokesperson for the Member for Cowper, Luke Hartsuyker, is telling the media that ‘no tunnels we’re ever promised’. … Continue reading News: For the record – The National Party’s promises on the Coffs Harbour Bypass

News Release: Coffs Harbour Bypass – sell-out of the century

COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS - SELL-OUT OF THE CENTURY I have watched the news conference in Coffs Harbour involving Mr McCormack, Mr Hartsuyker and Ms Pavey. (Source: ABC) Comparison to West Connex. No.  I am not proposing a toll road through Coffs Harbour. I was saying West Connex is mostly underground. Why do they get tunnels … Continue reading News Release: Coffs Harbour Bypass – sell-out of the century