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
The NSW election will be held on Saturday 23 March 2019. Within the federal seat of Cowper, there are three state seats - Coffs Harbour, Oxley and Port Macquarie. We have three excellent candidates running. Just click their photos to be taken to their Facebook page. Susan Jenvey - Oxley Peter Alley - Port Macquarie … Continue reading Blog: 2019 State Election – the Country Labor team
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
Friends, I know these people are well intentioned but the only people they are helping is the current government of Australia. And I would say to everyone gathered here that I’ve waited as Opposition Leader for the next election, forfive years and two months and if I’ve got to wait a couple more minutes, well … Continue reading Blog: Bill Shorten’s address to ALP National Conference
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
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.
It is now under six months until the election so I thought I would do my own version of Q&A based on the many questions I have received when I have been out and about. I have also received many comments on our social media posts. We’re now averaging over 30,000 engagements a month on … Continue reading Q&A
HON JULIE COLLINS MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR AGEING AND MENTAL HEALTH MEMBER FOR FRANKLIN LIBERAL GOVERNMENT’S BETRAYAL OF OLDER AUSTRALIANS REVEALED AS 126,000 NOW WAIT FOR HOME CARE The release of the latest on the Morrison Government’s home care packages waitlist has revealed more than 126,000 older Australians are now languishing waiting for care. The further blow … Continue reading Blog: Aged care waiting list on the NSW Mid-North Coast now 1443.