chatting to abc radio about the 2016 election campaign

NICK RHEINBERGER: On the other side of the ledger it is the Labor party challenging. As you might have heard the polls are 50-50 or something like 49 -51 according to others like The Australian’s poll. Continue reading

Radio Interview about the future of steel in australia

NICK RHEINBERGER: Yesterday there was a press conference called just up the road from us in Victoria Street in Wollongong, at the Australian Workers’ Union. It was all about steel and the visit of the Parliamentary Secretary for Manufacturing, Nick Champion.    Continue reading

Chatting to ABC Radio about a new approach to illicit drugs policy

NICK RHEINBERGER: In a speech to the Drug Summit, the Parliamentary Drug Summit, Stephen Jones had some really interesting things to say about things that he has been seeing in drug treatment centres right around Australia.   Continue reading

Speaking outside parliament house about medicinal cannabis

STEPHEN JONES, SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR HEALTH: Good morning everybody. The idea that the discredited Human Services Minister is going to be put in charge of one of the most significant public policy issues - the privatisation of Medicare - beggars belief.    Continue reading

Speaking to the media with Ben Oakley

STEPHEN JONES, SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR HEALTH: I’m delighted to be here today with my parliamentary colleague, Sharon Bird, and Ben Oakley and his father Michael. We are here today because finally the Government has introduced legislation which puts us on the path to legalising cannabis for medicinal purposes.   Continue reading

Interview on PVO NewsHour About Why the GST will hurt households

PETER VAN ONSELEN: It's time for our political panel. I’m joined now by Labor frontbencher Stephen Jones, appreciate your time.   Continue reading

Doorstop Interview at Parliament House

SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR HEALTH, STEPHEN JONES: Morning everyone. Well, it is the job of the Health Minister to advocate policies that are going to advance the health of the nation.    Continue reading

Doorstop on Illawarra Drug Treatment Cuts

JOURNALIST: Tell us, at the moment what is the situation like in terms of the number of people you have coming through the doors?   Continue reading

Interview with ABC Illawarra about drug treatment cuts

JOURNALIST: Tell us, at the moment what is the situation like in terms of the number of people you have coming through the doors?   Continue reading

Interview with ABC Illawarra About Saving Steel

JOURNALIST: Obviously the workers have voted to keep BlueScope Steel open. The company is going to confirm that tomorrow, it is a given. But for the long-term interest, anti-dumping is such a big issue. Why does it affect our local industry so much?   Continue reading