FURTHER BLOW TO THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS - THE NATIONALS BACK DOWN ON FUNDING FOR TUNNELS IN THIS YEAR’S FEDERAL BUDGET The National Party tonight confirmed that there would be no additional funding contained in the 2 April 2019 federal budget as to honour a commitment to include tunnels in the Coffs Harbour Bypass. The … Continue reading News Release: Further blow to the Coffs Harbour Bypass – the Nationals back down on funding for tunnels in this year’s federal budget
REVEALED: NATIONALS BACKING AWAY FROM TUNNELS FOR THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS A letter from the Roads and Maritime Services NSW (RMS) reveals the National Party has again lied to the people of Coffs Harbour in declaring it is committed to building tunnels on the Coffs Harbour Bypass. On 15 January 2019, the NSW National … Continue reading News Release: Revealed – Nationals backing away from tunnels for Coffs Harbour Bypass
Mr Harry Creamer under the banner of “Climate Change Australia” in the Bellingen Courier, 27 February 2019 declared his support for Mr Rob Oakeshott, an independent candidate for the seat of Cowper at the federal election. As a professional working in the environmental sustainability industry; the holder of Master of Environmental Management (UNSW), and one … Continue reading Letter to the editor: Rob Oakeshott – the inconvenient truth
TOUGHER, FAIRER, FASTER - LABOR’S RESPONSE TO THE BANKING ROYAL COMMISSION A Shorten Labor Government will act faster and go further in standing up for victims of banking misconduct. Labor fought for the Banking Royal Commission – unlike Scott Morrison and the Liberals who voted against the Royal Commission 26 times, called it a “populist … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s response to the Banking Industry Royal Commission
Only four per cent of Australians benefit from this cash refund system, but all of us pay for it. And 80 per cent of the benefit goes to the wealthiest 20 per cent of retirees. This system costs Australia $5.9bn, more than the federal govt spends on public schools. Soon it will cost us $8bn. … Continue reading Briefing: Some facts on dividend imputation
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.
THE COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS COVER-UP CONTINUES The NSW National Party candidate for the state seat of Coffs Harbour, Gurmesh Singh, last night made two key statements at the Coffs Harbour Bypass Action Group candidates’ forum. These statements require immediate clarification from the federal government. First, Mr Singh confirmed what was in the leaked draft media … Continue reading News Release: The Coffs Harbour Bypass cover-up continues
For most young families in Australia, the dream of purchasing and owning their own home is almost completely out of reach. Working and middle-class families are increasingly being priced out of the housing market. Ownership rates for young people aged 25-34 have spiralled downwards in recent years from 60% to 48%. Young people are being … Continue reading Briefing: Capital Gains Tax and negative gearing
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.