LABOR TO REVITALISE ILLAWARRA NETBALL

A Shorten Labor Government will commit $2 million towards upgrading the netball facilities at Berkeley’s Fred Finch Park.  Continue reading

$11 MILLION BOOST FOR MEDICAL INNOVATION AND INTELLIGENT FABRICATION AT UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

A Shorten Labor Government would invest $10 million to further expand the capability of the Facility for Intelligent Fabrication (FIF) and $1 million to establish a 3D BioPrinting Facility at the University of Wollongong (UOW). Continue reading

LABOR COMMITS TO PROGRESSING THE MALDON-DOMBARTON RAIL LINK

A Shorten Labor Government would provide $50 million in investment to work on the completion of the long-stalled Maldon-Dombarton rail link to boost productivity and promote growth in the Illawarra region. Continue reading

LABOR COMMITS FUNDING TO HARS EXPANSION

A Shorten Labor Government will commit $750,000 towards the expansion of the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society’s museum at Illawarra Regional Airport.  Continue reading

GOVERNMENT USING MOBILE BLACKSPOT FUNDS TO PUMP UP ITS ELECTION BID

The Morrison Governments’ decision to push ahead with a 5th round of Mobile Phone Blackspot funding can only be seen as a clumsy attempt to pork barrel regional electorates in the lead up to the Federal Election. Continue reading

LABOR REFERS NEW ENGLAND MOBILE TOWER TO NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE

Labor has referred allegations of irregularities in the award of contracts under the Mobile Phone Blackspot Program to the ANAO (the Australian National Audit Office). Continue reading

MORE INVESTMENT IN THE ABC AND MORE REGIONAL JOBS UNDER LABOR

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $13 million to the ABC to support regional broadcasting services, more local and regional content, emergency broadcasting and the creation of a News Literacy Program. This investment will also create more jobs in regional Australia. Continue reading

LAST MINUTE CON DOESN’T MAKE UP FOR CUTS AND CHAOS

Last night’s Federal Budget was a pathetic attempt to cover up the past six years of cuts and chaos by the Liberal and National Coalition. Continue reading

ABC CUTS LOCKED IN BY MORRISON’S BUDGET

After six years of Liberal lies, cuts and chaos, Morrison has locked in his future ABC cuts, depriving the national broadcaster of $83.7 million over the next three years. Continue reading

LABOR FUNDING BOOST FOR SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS BOTANIC GARDEN EDUCATION CENTRE

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $400,000 to the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens (SHBG) to build a new Education Centre. Continue reading