Media Releases

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

TAXPAYERS FORKING OUT $30 MILLION FOR BEREJIKLIAN GOVERNMENT’S CONSULTANTS

Hard-earning taxpayers have been forced to pay over $30 million dollars for consultants as the Berejiklian Government scrambles to fix its IT bungle.

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Sunday, 03 September 2017

EXCESSIVE PRIVATISATION: OVER 20,000 GOVERNMENT PROPERTIES SOLD OFF BY THE LIBERAL-NATIONALS

The privatisation-mad NSW Liberal National Government has now sold a sickening 20,000 properties since it came to office.

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Thursday, 24 August 2017

MORE THAN $165 MILLION UP FOR GRABS IN UNCLAIMED MONEY

 

NSW residents are being urged to check if they are eligible to claim some of the $165 million that is sitting in NSW Government coffers as unclaimed money.

 

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Thursday, 17 August 2017

OPAL DATA CONFIRMS COMMUTER DEMAND HAS SURGED ON THE SOUTH COAST LINE

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra, Ryan Park and Member for Wollongong Paul Scully say they are not surprised by revelations that monthly passenger demand on the South Coast Rail Line has increased by around 15% in just one year.

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Thursday, 17 August 2017

LABOR WELCOMES INVESTIGATION INTO SALE OF AUSGRID

The NSW Labor Opposition has welcomed the NSW Auditor-General’s decision to examine the sale process of Ausgrid.

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Friday, 11 August 2017

NEW KIOSK OPENS AT BELLAMBI SURF CLUB

Being able to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee while soaking in the uninterrupted ocean views is now a reality at Bellambi, thanks to the opening of a new kiosk at the surf club.

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Tuesday, 08 August 2017

REGIONS SHORT-CHANGED IN LIBERAL-NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Nationals Leader John Barilaro and their predecessors have short-changed Rural and Regional NSW by more than $230 million in the last four years.

Against its own policy of committing 30 per cent of Restart NSW funds to the regions, the Liberal-National Government has failed to do so for the last three years (see Restart NSW Fund Financial Report extracts below).

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Tuesday, 08 August 2017

STAMP DUTY ALMOST DOUBLED UNDER BEREJIKLIAN GOVERNMENT

Housing affordability in NSW is being further exacerbated by the soaring cost of stamp duty.

Figures released by Revenue NSW show the average stamp duty per transaction for a residential property has reached a record $34, 080 in 2016-17, a whopping $15, 000 more than in 2011-12.

Shadow Treasurer Ryan Park says this highlights the fact that NSW has become the highest taxing state in more than a decade, leaving families further priced out of the housing market with the median property price at over $1.17million and rising.

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Sunday, 06 August 2017

BEREJIKLIAN CONTINUES TO AWARD FAT CATS WHILE WAGES GROWTH REMAINS AT RECORD LOWS

 

The NSW Labor Opposition has slammed Premier Gladys Berejiklian for being out of touch after she signed off on six-figure pay rises for senior bureaucrats, and spent half a million dollars on top end of town recruitment consultants.

 

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Thursday, 03 August 2017

NATIONALS WANT TO TAKE THE SUNSHINE AWAY

Member for Keira has slammed a proposal from the NSW National Party that would slash day light saving hours by a month as a reckless attack on small businesses and local residents.

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