MCCORMACK INSULTS THE MID-NORTH COAST'S UNEMPLOYED Unemployed people in Port, Coffs, Kempsey and on the mid-north coast should pick up the phone and call the National Party today asking where they can start work tomorrow. The Leader of the National Party and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack today told Parliament in Question Time: “If you … Continue reading News Release: McCormack insults the mid-north coast’s unemployed.
Federal Labor is 100 per cent committed to delivering the Coffs Harbour Bypass. Bypass Version 1.0 The federal government announced $971 million in funding for the Coffs Harbour Bypass on 8 May 2018. This is known as Bypass Version 1.0. In the same week, Labor announced it would honour that commitment in Government. Labor's announcement was … Continue reading Blog: Coffs Harbour Bypass – next steps
Beware of those claiming credit for Labor's investments in health in Cowper. It was Labor that funded two of the biggest hospital redevelopments in the area in the past decade - Port Macquarie and Kempsey hospitals. Port Macquarie Hospital Health Minister, Nicola Roxon, Rudd Labor Government, 2010 Budget, $96 million, NSW Government: $8 million News … Continue reading Blog: Hospital funding facts
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
The National Party has spent the past years claiming credit for projects initiated by the former federal Labor Government. The truth is, the only contribution by the National Party to these was to turn up at the openings and cut ribbons. For the record: the former Federal Labor Government invested $7.9 billion on the Pacific … Continue reading Blog: The truth about the Pacific Highway
A Labor Government will introduce a new two year National Preschool and Kindy Program – the biggest ever investment in early childhood education in Australia. Under Labor, approximately 4,000 children in the Port, Kempsey, Coffs and on the Mid-North Coast will have greater access to early education, giving them the best possible start to their … Continue reading Briefing: Preschool
9 December 2018 The Editor, Coffs Coast Advocate, Editor, Ms Barbara Davis, is 100 per cent wrong when she says Federal Labor hasn’t made a commitment to building the Coffs Harbour Bypass (Coffs Coast Advocate, 8 December 2018, Cut to the bypass chase). A ten-second fact check reveals that the front page of the Coffs … Continue reading Blog: Letter to the editor – Cut to the bypass chase.