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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

The Liberals are ripping you off with their Opal card.

The Liberals' Opal Card is costing hundreds of commuters across NSW more. The Liberals are banning discounted monthly, quarterly and yearly tickets, hiking up transportation costs by $440 each year. And you won't even be able to buy or top-up your Opal Card from most stations. Are you tapped off? Report your complaint and we'll take them to the Government to ensure we're not ignored.

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Friday, 10 October 2014

Liberals stripped away support for injured NSW Workers.

The Liberals have stripped away support for the rehabilitation and medical treatment of injured NSW Workers. Work related injuries such as nervous shocks can no longer be claimed under the new reform and industrial hearing loss will no longer receive lifetime assistance but a single set of hearing aids and 12 months of batteries and repairs. Take a stand and tell the Baird Government to scrap these unfair changes. Sign our petition

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Saturday, 04 October 2014

Labor will prioritise Community Language Schools.

Shadow Education Minister Ryan Park announced that Labor will increase funding to over $6 million each year, so the 30,000 students, teachers and volunteers who attend and operate Community Language Schools across NSW are well-resourced. Learning a second language is important not just for our migrant community, but for Australians to gain a competitive edge in the international market.

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Friday, 03 October 2014

We only have six months

There are just 6 months until the next election.

Are you in? www.nswlabor.org.au/volunteer


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Monday, 29 September 2014

Labor will create a Sydney Marine Park to protect Sydney Harbour

Today, we announced that a NSW Labor Government will create a dedicated Sydney Marine Park. Protecting the world renowned Sydney Harbour will preserve its precious beauty and diversity for our future generations to enjoy.

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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Liberal's will waste $340 million ripping up the Newcastle rail line

The Liberals are planning to rip up the Newcastle rail line, making it harder for people to travel. This is in spite of the Newcastle City Council recommending increasing the use of public transport by 400%. 

 

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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

The Liberal's lack of action on jobs is hurting the central coast

Since the Liberals were elected 4,800 more people are unemployed on the Central Coast. This raises unemployment rates to 7.6%, a number well above the NSW state average and 2.3 per cent higher than it was in April 2011. As jobs disappear on the Central Coast, the Liberals have no ideas and no plans about how to reverse this trend. To find out more about Labor's action plan, click here.

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Sunday, 21 September 2014

The Liberals are letting our kids fall behind

Under the NSW Liberals, NSW is falling behind other states in key education indicators. Labor knows we need inspiring curriculum programs and investment in teachers, which is why Labor will fund an additional 200 scholarships for talented students to train as teachers. Click here to read more.

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

Stand Up For Mental Health

The Baird Government's closure of the free Hunter New England Health District counselling service will prevent thousands of patients from receiving proper treatment. Stand up with NSW Labor to fight for the reversal of Liberal's cost-cutting decisions. Sign our petition today.

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Ballina Community Preselection: Vote this Weekend!

Vote in person this weekend for the Ballina community preselection! Residents of Ballina can have their voices heard on Labor's candidate choice for the 2015 State Election at polling booths across the electorate on the 20th September.

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