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Mobile Black Spot Programme

Labor supports the allocation of an additional $60 million to the Mobile Black Spot Programme. Labor supports action to reduce mobile blackspots, but like the Turnbull Government’s promise to deliver the NBN, the Mobile Black Spot Programme has over-promised and... read more...


Press Conference with Mark Dreyfus - Sydney

E&OE TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE SYDNEY FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2016 SUBJECT/S: AFP Raids; Malcolm Turnbull’s mismanagement of the NBN. MARK DREYFUS, SHADOW ATTORNEY-GENERAL: We’ve had a series of extraordinary events overnight with a police raid being conducted at the Commonwealth... read more...


Help us celebrate the Centenary of Milperra

  Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, local historian Mr Andrew Molloy and Bankstown Councillor Ian Stromborg are working on a plan to celebrate the centenary of Milperra. Jason is calling on local residents, schools and community groups to contribute their ideas on... read more...


Malcolm Turnbull's arrogance and incompetence have cost taxpayers billions

Malcolm Turnbull’s arrogance and incompetence have cost taxpayers billions of dollars in returns on their investment in the National Broadband Network. Malcolm Turnbull recklessly ignored advice in 2013 that switching to his second rate copper NBN would damage the rate of... read more...


Turnbull wields Abbott's axe at the ABC

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has suffered another cut at the hands of Malcolm Turnbull. This time, Mr Turnbull can’t blame Tony Abbott. In a Budget that is Liberal to its core, the ABC will be savagely cut again to go with the more than $250 million cuts suffered... read more...


Tribute to the late Jack Bedford OAM

A couple of years ago on my wedding anniversary the phone rang, and I gave the phone to my wife, Louise, to answer. On the other end of the line was my mate, Jack. When she answered the phone he started singing the song, Louise, the 1929 classic by Maurice Chevalier. My wife... read more...


Complaints about Malcolm Turnbull's Mess soar

Complaints about Malcolm Turnbull’s second rate copper NBN have soared in the suburbs where it has finally been switched on. The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman revealed yesterday that the top four suburbs in Australia for complaints in the March quarter were Toukley,... read more...


MPI - Malcolm Turnbull's Mess

***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** This is the latest report from Akamai, which ranks internet speeds of different countries around the world. It is a damning indictment on this government and this Prime Minister because, in the last three years, Australia has gone from 30th in the... read more...


Kids' Dental Scheme cuts hit hard in Bankstown

  Local families in Bankstown will be hit hard by Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to axe Labor’s Child Dental Benefits Scheme. The scheme provides more than 32,000 eligible children in Bankstown with up to $1,000 in treatment from the dentist of their choice every two years.... read more...


Interview with David Koch and Natalie Barr (Subjects: Education, tax reform)

E&OE TRANSCRIPTTELEVISON INTERVIEWSUNRISEMONDAY, 2 MAY 2016 SUBJECT/S: Education, Tax reform DAVID KOCH: Education is the latest battleground for this election. The Government have announced a $1.2 billion boost for schools with strings attached, including new checks on... read more...