Blog: Rebuilding progressive politics on the Coffs and mid-north coasts

Andrew Woodward, Labor Candidate for Cowper. Monday, 20 May 2019 This week, there will be millions of words written about the election result. We also need to talk about what happened here locally. It wasn't good. On the national front, my view is that the tide of scare campaigns, self-interest, lies, Clive's money, national media … Continue reading Blog: Rebuilding progressive politics on the Coffs and mid-north coasts

News Release: Labor will support people in financial hardship in Cowper

SENATOR JENNY MCALLISTER SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES SENATOR FOR NEW SOUTH WALES ANDREW WOODWARD CANDIDATE FOR COWPER LABOR WILL SUPPORT PEOPLE IN FINANCIAL HARDSHIP IN COWPER A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million over four years to emergency relief organisations across the country, including $46,000 to organisations in Cowper. This election … Continue reading News Release: Labor will support people in financial hardship in Cowper

Blog: Why me!

Questions from Nine Media (formely Fairfax Regional papers). Who are you? (eg What do you do? Where do you live? What connections do you have with the local area?) I work in sustainability and environmental management and communications and live in Bellingen. I first moved to the mid-north coast in the mid 1980’s and later … Continue reading Blog: Why me!

News Release: It’s time to change Cowper to Labor

IT’S TIME TO CHANGE COWPER TO LABOR  Next Sunday morning, Australia will wake up with Bill Shorten or Scott Morrison as Prime Minister.  We won’t wake up with a minor party or independent Prime Minister. It will be either a Labor or Liberal PM.    We’ve been working hard to make it sure it is a Labor Prime Minister.  … Continue reading News Release: It’s time to change Cowper to Labor

Briefing: Labor’s national cultural policy

RENEWING CREATIVE AUSTRALIA: LABOR’S NATIONAL CULTURAL POLICY  Labor will today launch its plan for Arts Policy: Renewing Creative Australia. The plan puts a renewed focus on the telling of Australian stories through all art forms. This election will be a choice between a united Shorten Labor Government, which will restore the arts and culture in Australia, or … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s national cultural policy

Briefing: Labor’s plan to improve the NBN

LABOR’S PLAN TO IMPROVE THE NBN  A Shorten Labor Government will end six years of Coalition chaos with a responsible plan to improve the National Broadband Network (NBN) and give Australian households a network that is affordable and reliable.We recognise that world-class broadband infrastructure is critical to boosting productivity right across the economy.We also recognise … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s plan to improve the NBN