Blog: Bill Shorten in Parliament – Motion on Australia’s non discriminatory immigration policy (15 August 2018)

I move, that this House: 1 Acknowledge the historic action of the Holt Government, with bipartisan support from the Australian Labor Party, in initiating the dismantling of the White Australia Policy. 2 Recognise that since 1973, successive Labor and Liberal National Party Governments have, with bipartisan support, pursued a racially non-discriminatory immigration policy to the … Continue reading Blog: Bill Shorten in Parliament – Motion on Australia’s non discriminatory immigration policy (15 August 2018)

Briefing: Addressing the climate crisis – where does Labor stand?

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?

Briefing: Tax cuts

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

News Release: Bellingen Broadband Bungle – the government must explain the delay

Statement by Andrew Woodward 11 June 2018 Bellingen Broadband Bungle - the government must explain the delay The delivery of fast and reliable internet to Bellingen has suffered another blow with the government delaying the roll-out of the NBN in Bellingen township by a further six months. Under this government, the NBN has become the … Continue reading News Release: Bellingen Broadband Bungle – the government must explain the delay

News Release: Cowper dudded again by Malcolm Turnbull and The Nationals

Statement by Andrew Woodward 7 June 2018 Cowper dudded again by Malcolm Turnbull and The Nationals New research released today by a Canberra based policy think-tank, The Australia Institute (TAI), shows the federal seat of Cowper is ranked 135th out 146 seats that will derive the biggest benefit from Malcolm Turnbull’s tax cuts. The analysis … Continue reading News Release: Cowper dudded again by Malcolm Turnbull and The Nationals