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.

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...

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?” ...

Breaking the Bellwether

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