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.Read more
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).Read more
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.Read more
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.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
A future Foley Labor Government will work to make electricity more affordable for Illawarra families and businesses.
Ryan Park Shadow Minister for the Illawarra is appalled that the Illawarra is missing out again when it comes public transport. This is despite the Transport Minister, Andrew Constance committing to “a better run into town” for commuters from the South Coast and Illawarra.Read more