Media Releases

Monday, 12 March 2018

LIBERALS HIT LESS THAN 1% OF NEW JOB TARGET BUT SPEND MILLIONS

A job creation scheme set up by the Liberal government in 2015 has hit just one per cent of its target at the mid-way point through the program, a Labor Opposition freedom of information request has found.

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Wednesday, 28 February 2018

PARK AGAIN CALLS ON NSW ORIGIN TEAM TO BASE THEMSELVES IN THE REGION

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra Ryan Park has once again written to the NSW Rugby League inviting them to visit the region to look at the facilities available with a view to have the NSW State of Origin team training camp based in the Illawarra.

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Monday, 19 February 2018

ILLAWARRA BRACING FOR MORE CUTS TO TAFE

More staff cuts are slated for TAFE this year as the Berejiklian-Barilaro Government continues its ideological assault on state-funded tertiary education.

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Thursday, 15 February 2018

UNEMPLOYED AND UNDEREMPLOYED - THE STATE OF NSW UNDER THE LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

 

Despite continual attempts by the Berejiklian Government to paint a rosy economic picture for the state, the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures reveal unemployment and underemployment are still on the rise.

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Friday, 09 February 2018

ROYAL NATIONAL PARK UNDER PRESSURE

The latest survey of visits to NSW national parks has revealed the public’s love affair with our national parks continues to grow with visitation skyrocketing in the last two years, going up 32% from 39.2 million visits in 2014 to 51.8 million in the latest 2016 report. The Royal National Park is number 2 in terms of volume with 4.6 million visits

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Friday, 09 February 2018

DELAYS IN MEDICINAL CANNABIS APPLICATIONS FOR TERMINALLY ILL

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra and Member for Keira Ryan Park has again criticised the Berejiklian Government for unnecessarily delaying medicinal cannabis applications from doctors for patients with terminal illnesses and other serious medical conditions.

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Friday, 02 February 2018

MOUNT KEIRA - FAR FROM REACHING ITS PEAK

 

Ryan Park, Shadow Minister for the Illawarra is urging the Government to prioritise funding for Mt Keira and follow Labor’s lead and match the $5 million commitment to upgrade facilities at the Mt Keira summit park.

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Monday, 15 January 2018

PROPOSAL TO MOVE AUSTRALIA DAY IS FLAWED

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra Ryan Park has said a proposal by the Greens to change Australia Day to another day is one that he does not support and fails to recognise the fact that our national day has now become an opportunity to educate and inform Australians about the fact that Aboriginal people were the original inhabitants of the land we all call home.

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Saturday, 13 January 2018

BEREJIKLIAN GOVERNMENT’S ADVERTISING SPEND JUMPS UP WITH MILLIONS WASTED ON ABANDONED SCHEMES

The Berejiklian Government’s advertising spend has jumped up by $16 million dollars in just a year, with millions wasted on policies that were ultimately abandoned.

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Saturday, 13 January 2018

BEREJIKLIAN IGNORES ADVICE ON HOUSING THAT COULD HELP AFFORDABILITY CRISIS IN NSW

Gladys Berejiklian ignored advice from her own Treasury officials that highlighted how negative gearing reform could help tackle housing affordability in NSW.

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