LABOR WILL FIX MOBILE BLACK SPOTS ALONG PRINCES HIGHWAY

Labor’s Regional Communications Spokesperson, Stephen Jones, and Labor Candidate for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips today announced that Labor will provide up to $2 million in essential funding to help fix mobile blackspots along the Princes Highway. Continue reading

LABOR TO REBUILD MOORE PARK SLSC CLUBHOUSE

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $900,000 towards rebuilding the Moore Park Surf Life Saving Clubhouse. Continue reading

RURAL AND REGIONAL UNI EDUCATION GETS A BIG BOOST FROM LABOR

Labor will take strong action to ensure city kids and country kids have the same opportunity to get a uni education. Continue reading

LABOR’S ‘FAIR GO WEEK’ FOR LOCAL UNI STUDENTS

An extra 3300 locals will be able to get a university education under a Shorten-Labor Government. Continue reading

LABOR DELIVERS FUNDING TO UPGRADE IAN MCLENNAN PARK

Member for Whitlam Stephen Jones has delivered funding to help Ian McLennan Park will get a much needed upgrade to its amenities. Continue reading

LIBERALS SHAFT STEEL RECOMMENDATIONS

The Liberals have given up on the steel industry, today announcing that they do not support developing an Australian steel policy, responding to the Senate Economics References Committee Report: Australia’s steel industry: forging ahead, by not accepting any of the committee’s 28 recommendations.   Continue reading

LABOR WILL INVEST IN A NEW LEISURE CENTRE FOR BATEMANS BAY

A Shorten Labor Government will invest $25 million to help build the Batemans Bay Regional Aquatic, Arts & Leisure Centre, ensuring the local community has a modern facility that will effectively meet the challenges of a growing region. Continue reading

AGED CARE COMMITMENT WON’T FIX ISSUES CAUSED BY COALITION

Too little, too late. More than 30,000 locals in the electorate of Whitlam are aged over 65 (almost 20 percent of the total population) and around 3,500 are aged over 85.  In Cunningham, almost 27,000 people are over the age of 65 (over 17 per cent) and around 4,208 are aged over 85. Continue reading

NEW IPADS FOR OAK FLATS PS

Member for Whitlam Stephen Jones has secured funding to purchase new iPads for Oak Flats Public School. Continue reading

TAFE AND APPRENTICES CANNOT AFFORD ANOTHER TERM OF LIBERAL CUTS

The commencement of a new TAFE year is a reminder of the stark difference between Federal and NSW Labor and the Liberals when it comes to TAFE funding, skills education and apprenticeship training. Continue reading