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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: $60m boost for Australian content on ABC and SBS

$60M BOOST FOR AUSTRALIAN CONTENT ON ABC AND SBS  A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million to the ABC and $20 million to the SBS over three years to boost Australian content and stories on Australian screens. With this investment, the ABC will show additional new and returning scripted drama, comedy, children’s and music … Continue reading Briefing: $60m boost for Australian content on ABC and SBS

Briefing: Labor will build a stronger future for regional Australia

LABOR WILL BUILD A STRONGER FUTURE FOR REGIONAL AUSTRALIA A Shorten Labor Government will invest $795 million in a comprehensive Plan for Regional Development, to ensure the strength of our regions.   We need real change – because more of the same isn’t good enough.    This election is a choice between a Shorten Labor Government … Continue reading Briefing: Labor will build a stronger future for regional Australia

Briefing: Federal public service

APS WORKPLACE RELATIONS STATEMENT ELECTION 2019    Labor is committed to building a public service that can properly deliver the essential Government services our community relies on, offers frank and fearless advice to Government, and has fair workplace conditions and rights.    Labor is all too aware of the consistent attacks that the Australian Public Service (APS) has seen under the … Continue reading Briefing: Federal public service

Briefing : Labor will get high speed rail back on track and with stations in Port and Coffs

LABOR WILL GET HIGH SPEED RAIL BACK ON TRACK - AND WITH STATIONS IN PORT AND COFFS   A Shorten Labor Government will invest $1 billion to begin securing the corridor required to build a High Speed Rail Link from Brisbane to Melbourne via Sydney and Canberra.    This election will be a choice between a united Shorten Labor Government, which will build the transport infrastructure Australia needs for the future, … Continue reading Briefing : Labor will get high speed rail back on track and with stations in Port and Coffs

Briefing: Labor’s plan for our ADF personnel and veterans

LABOR’S PLAN FOR OUR ADF PERSONNEL AND VETERANS Labor has launched its comprehensive plan for ADF Personnel and Veterans today, which solidifies our commitment to our current and ex-service personnel and their families.  In the past three years, Labor has announced a number of policies which will overwhelmingly support both current serving personnel, as well … Continue reading Briefing: Labor’s plan for our ADF personnel and veterans