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?
NATIONALS HUMILIATED OVER COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS The federal and state National Party governments have been humiliated over the Coffs Harbour Bypass with news today that key decisions on the project will be put off until after elections next year. The National Party had set the whole bypass project up as a PR festival pre the … Continue reading News Release: Nationals humiliated over Coffs Harbour Bypass
THE POLITICAL BACKGROUND OF PATRICK CONAGHAN The new National Party candidate for Cowper, Patrick Conaghan, needs to make a statement on his political background. Labor understands Mr Conaghan has previously been a member of the Liberal Party. Knowing the extent of his membership and links into the Liberal Party is important for the people of … Continue reading News Release: The political background of Patrick Conaghan
QUESTIONS FOR THE NATIONAL PARTY CANDIDATE FOR COWPER The National Party candidate for Cowper must immediately declare where he stands on critical issues like tax cuts, penalty rates, schools funding, Medicare, climate change, new coal-fired power stations, unemployment, the NBN, the banking industry, Coffs Bypass, Kempsey Council and the Great Koala National Park. The electorate … Continue reading News: Questions for the National Party candidate for Cowper.
LABOR CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF THE FULL COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS PREFERRED CONCEPT DESIGN REPORT The federal and state governments must immediately release the full Preferred Concept Design Report into the Coffs Harbour Bypass. To date, the governments have only released a “Summary Report”. Where is the full report? Why hasn’t this been released? Why … Continue reading News: Labor calls on the governments to release the full Preferred Design Concept report for the Coffs Harbour Bypass and not just the “Summary Report”.