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Friday, 02 June 2017

Another budget for the city. Nothing for the regions

Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison fail again.

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Saturday, 06 May 2017

Bill Shorten visits Nowra, fights for healthcare

The Federal Opposition Leader held a town hall meeting in Nowra in April, as part of his national listening tour of regional areas.

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Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Meryl Swanson Slams Four Year Wait For Specialists in Regional Hospitals

The Federal Member for Paterson has singled out John Hunter Hospital as one of many suffering from the Federal Government’s cuts to Medicare and health.

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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Fair Work Commission guts the regions

The recent decision by the Fair Work Commission to cut penalty rates, with no compensatory increase in other areas of pay, is one that will affect millions of people in regional Australia.

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Sunday, 08 January 2017

Another successful Country Conference

The 2016 Country Labor Conference in Dubbo was a huge success with hundreds of members and delegates in attendance.

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Tuesday, 06 December 2016

2016 Year In Review

This past year has been dominated by the Federal Election, and the consequences that has had for Country NSW. Country Labor has been growing in membership, getting active and leading the charge over the last 12 months.

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Thursday, 10 November 2016

Liberals & Nationals fail the Hunter Valley on health

The people of Maitland are sick of the Baird Government’s failed health promises. Five years after being promised a state-of-the-art public hospital they are now left asking, “Where has it all gone?” 

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Monday, 05 September 2016

Breaking the Bellwether

For the first time since 1972, the seat of Eden-Monaro has been
won by the party that didn’t win government.

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Parliament should clean up greyhound racing not ban it

The NSW government will soon introduce its legislation to shut down the $335 million greyhound industry.

 

 NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley and Shadow Gaming and Racing Minister Michael Daley have outlined a plan to reform the industry rather than shutting it down.

 

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Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Address To The Inaugural Country Labor Forum

"The fact that so many of my Labor team are here today is a reflection of our shared faith in the potential and possibility of country Australia."

- Bill Shorten 
Leader of the Opposition
Member for Maribyrnong

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