Media Releases

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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Wednesday, 02 August 2017

WAGES GROWTH REMAINS AT RECORD LOW WHILE THE BEREJIKLIAN GOVERNMENT DOES NOTHING

NSW Labor is accusing the Berejiklian Government of failing to address the wages crisis as inflation remains higher than wages growth and households struggle to pay tolls, taxes and transport fares.

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Friday, 28 July 2017

MORE NSW JOBS LOST TO VICTORIA

The Berejiklian Government has let another 300 jobs slip through its hands as the Victorian Labor Government secures Australia’s largest air conditioning manufacturer Seely International.

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

BEREJIKLIAN GOVERNMENT WASTED $25 MILLION ON FAILED EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY

Taxpayers have been forced to fork out more than $25 million dollars for the Berejiklian Government’s failed Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL), since the reform was announced in December 2015 to the backflip on the decision in May this year.

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017

ILLAWARRA RESIDENTS FACING RECORD POWER PRICE HIKES

A future Foley Labor Government will work to make electricity more affordable for Illawarra families and businesses.

 

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