LABOR STATEMENT ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT

A Shorten Labor Government will partner with local government to build better local communities and tackle some of the key challenges the sector faces. We will contribute nearly $1 billion in new funding to local government through initiatives outlined in our Local Government Plan.   Continue reading

LABOR TO IMPROVE SUPPORT FOR WOMEN ESCAPING FAMILY VIOLENCE

A Shorten Labor Government will commit $1.5 million to the Illawarra Women’s Health Centre to establish a service to support women escaping and recovering from domestic and family violence (DFV). Continue reading

LABOR BOOSTS FUNDING TO SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS ARTISANS COLLECTIVE

A Shorten Labor Government will commit $95,000 to upgrade facilities at the Old Potato Shed in Robertson to support the Southern Highlands Artisans Collective (SHAC). Continue reading

MCKENZIE NEEDS TO EXPLAIN MOBILE BLACK SPOT COVERAGE COMMITMENT

Labor calls on Bridget McKenzie to show she is not telling porkies to regional Australia about the Coalition’s regional communications policy. Continue reading

LABOR’S FAIR GO FOR THE ILLAWARRA AND SOUTH COAST

Labor’s Illawarra Team have this week launched their $1.2 billion plan to improve infrastructure and boost health and education services across the Illawarra and South Coast. Only the Labor candidates have set out a detailed plan to boost the economy, generate jobs and improve services for locals. Continue reading