ELECTION RESULT I congratulate the Nationals and Pat Conaghan on his victory. Pat is a decent person and has much to do. My hope for him is that he will play a key role in modernising the National Party. Politics in Australia will be better if it does. Pat has a huge job ahead and … Continue reading News Release: Election Result
BOB HAWKE In my 30 years as a senior political journalist and later as a member of the Labor Party, I had many encounters with Bob Hawke. I saw him at the top of his game as PM. I also saw him at the other end of the spectrum, helping and mentoring Labor candidates and … Continue reading News Release: Bob Hawke
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
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
MORRISON'S BIZARRE ANNOUNCEMENT ON A TIDAL POOL FOR PORT MACQUARIE Scott Morrison breezed into Port Macquarie today on a vote buying exercise. All he did was buy a non existent project which is nothing more than a idea. It is clear, the tide is going out on his prime ministership. Mr Morrison in Port today … Continue reading News release: Morrison’s bizarre announcement on a tidal pool for Port Macquarie
WHAT BRIDGET MCKENZIE DIDN'T SAY IN BOWRAVILLE TODAY The Deputy Leader of the National Party, Senator Bridget McKenzie, visited Bowraville today and failed to mention her overall cuts to health funding for rural and regional Australia. She failed to menation the Liberals and Nationals will slash $900 million from regional hospitals over the next six … Continue reading News Release: What Bridget McKenzie didn’t mention on her visit to Bowraville today.
VOTING BEGINS - PUT THE NATIONALS LAST When people go to vote in this year’s federal election, they should remember two critical things. One, we’ll all be better off with a Labor voice inside a Labor Government. Two, put the Nationals last. They don’t deserve your vote. The cuts, chaos and division of the Liberals … Continue reading News Release: Voting begins – put the Nationals last
KATE WASHINGTON MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (NSW) EDUCATION MINISTER’S FIRST TEST – WILL SHE SAVE EUNGAI PRESCHOOL? Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education, Kate Washington, has joined calls from parents on the Mid North Coast to save their local preschool. Eungai Preschool, one hour north of Port Macquarie, is in a funding … Continue reading News Release: NSW Education Minister’s first test – will she save Eungai preschool
THIS ELECTION IS ABOUT POLICY, STABILITY AND FAIRNESS AND ENDING CUTS, CHAOS AND DIVISION The election to be held in May is an election about policy, stability and fairness. The era of political personalities and cuts, chaos and division must end. Under the National Party, we have been taken for granted. We have been neglected. … Continue reading News Release: This election is about policy, stability and fairness and ending cuts, chaos and division
PATRICK CONAGHAN CONTINUES THE COFFS HARBOUR TRUTH BYPASS AND DISPLAYS LITTLE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HOW GOVERNMENT WORKS The National Party candidate for Cowper has continued the Coffs Harbour truth bypass and demonstrated an astonishing lack of knowledge about how government's work. This week’s federal budget included no increased allocation for the Coffs Harbour Bypass to cover … Continue reading News Release: Patrick Conaghan continues the Coffs Harbour truth bypass and displays little knowledge of how government works.