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LOCAL JETSTAR JOB LOSSES

June 25, 2020

NBN NEWS, THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020 Today was a terribly sad day for the aviation industry including here in the Hunter. Over 200 locally based Jetstar engineers, cabin crew, pilots and flight crew were informed they'd lost their jobs.

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NBN NEWS - ‘FREE CHILDCARE’ COMES AT A COST TO EDUCATORS

May 06, 2020

NBN NEWS, TUESDAY 5 MAY 2020 Who knew when the Government announced free childcare that this would lead to centres closing down, family daycare educators being paid zero dollars for a week's work, and nurses not being able to find care for their kids?

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Failure on climate change undermines Pacific step-up

June 19, 2019

ABC News 24 The World June 19, 2019

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Cuts to community sector groups

February 18, 2019

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FEBRUARY 18, 2019 CUTS TO COMMUNITY SECTOR GROUPS Swansea Community Cottage and Charlestown Carers Group are two valuable local organisations that are affected by this Government's cruel and heartless approach to the community sector.

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Aged Care Royal Commission

January 19, 2019

The Government has finally kicked off an aged care Royal Commission. Whilst I welcome this wholeheartedly, I am sceptical of the motive considering it has come just before an election and considering the current Prime Minister cut $1.2 billion from aged care funding when he was treasurer. There are 127,000 people waiting for aged care packages that they are entitled to however the funding is not there. I have one of the oldest elect...

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Fiji PM uges Morrison to do more to transition to renewables

January 19, 2019

The Government's 2030 emissions reduction target is inadequate - a 28% cut on 2005 levels. The Government's own figures which they released just before Christmas says they are not even going to meet it. The Government's own figures say they will only cut emissions by 7% versus 28%. And carbon pollution under this Government has increased every year since 2014. They have gone up 5%. What Craig and the Liberal Party are about is denying climate...

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