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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

Statement by Wayne Swan, National President of the Australian Labor Party

STATEMENT ON ELECTION RESULT  On behalf of the Australian Labor Party I would like to thank all our Party members and supporters for their hard work and dedication during the election campaign. The result is deeply disappointing and our Party has a responsibility to analyse the result and to respond maturely. Attributing blame or fault to any particular individual … Continue reading Statement by Wayne Swan, National President of the Australian Labor Party

Briefing: Labor’s positive plan for agriculture

LABOR’S POSITIVE PLAN FOR AGRICULTURE  A Shorten Labor Government has a positive plan to lift productivity and sustainable profitability in Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors.  This election is a choice between a Shorten Labor Government with a plan for agriculture, or more cuts and chaos from the Liberals and Nationals who are asleep at the wheel.   … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s positive plan for agriculture

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

Briefing: Labor’s fair go plan for younger Australians

LABOR'S FAIR GO PLAN FOR YOUNGER AUSTRALIANS Labor has launched our plan for a Fair Go for Younger Australians. After almost six years of cuts and chaos under the Liberals, our united Labor team is ready to deliver a fair go for young Australians.   Labor understands the pressures younger Australians are under. Labor will work to … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s fair go plan for younger Australians