Media Releases

Sunday, 03 March 2019

LABOR’S ADDITIONAL $158 MILLION DOMESTIC, FAMILY AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE SUPPORT PACKAGE

NSW Labor Leader, Michael Daley, has today announced that Labor will provide an extra 200 specialist domestic violence housing places for women and children, as part of an additional $158 million package, if elected in March.

In 2014, the Liberals and Nationals cut $20 million from specialist domestic violence shelters, leaving parts of NSW with the highest domestic violence rates without refuges.

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Thursday, 28 February 2019

LABOR RELEASES A RAFT OF POLICIES TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT OF NSW

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Labor has unveiled a raft of targeted environmental policies that will protect and enhance the state’s natural environment and repair the damage caused after eight years of neglect by the Liberals and Nationals.

In addition to a 50 per cent Renewable Energy Target by 2030, Labor will seek to ensure the state’s threatened natural parks and waterways are safeguarded for the future.

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Wednesday, 27 February 2019

LABOR WILL REPLACE 1,000 AGEING DEMOUNTABLES

Labor will replace 1,000 ageing demountables with new permanent air-conditioned classrooms, as part of the largest investment in schools by any state government.

The Lane Cove electorate, which includes suburbs like Gladesville, Artarmon, Putney and Greenwich has more than 43 ageing demountable classrooms.

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Monday, 25 February 2019

A DALEY GOVERNMENT TO DELIVER NURSE TO PATIENT RATIOS – MORE THAN 5,500 NURSES

A Daley Labor Government will oversee the largest injection of nursing staff into NSW hospitals in a generation with more than 5,500 nurses and midwives to deliver mandated nurse to patient ratios.

Labor’s nurse to patient ratio system will apply to emergency, maternity, medical and surgical and paediatric wards.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019

$35 MILLION BOOST FOR MUSIC SECTOR

A Daley Labor Government will increase public support for the music industry from $4 million to $35 million, providing a boost to musicians, venues, and an industry that generates hundreds of millions of dollars to the NSW economy.

Since the Liberals and Nationals were elected in 2011, NSW has lost hundreds of music venues and thousands of jobs, and we are now losing music festivals as well.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019

ANTHONY ROBERTS SHORT-CHANGES HIS OWN ELECTORATE

After 20 months of refusing to pay outstanding legal fees owed to Lane Cove Council following a legal fight to stop the forced amalgamation of local Councils, Anthony Roberts and the NSW Liberal Government have short-changed the residents of his own electorate.

Lane Cove Council incurred $382,254 in legal fees to fight off the NSW Liberals unpopular proposal to forcibly amalgamate with Ryde Council and Hunters Hill Council. However, the NSW Liberal Government only identified $320,000 of legal costs and has offered to pay Lane Cove Council $255,000.

 

 

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Monday, 18 February 2019

LABOR TO END PLANNING CHAOS ON MEDIUM DENSITY HOUSING

A Michael Daley Labor Government will immediately scrap the contentious Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code for all councils if elected on 23 March, bringing to an end the Liberals and Nationals’ chaotic approach to medium density housing.

The Code, which permits a range of housing types to be approved and constructed without the consent of councils or consultation with neighbours, has been plagued by indecision and heavy-handedness from the Liberals and Nationals.

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Thursday, 14 February 2019

My Councillor Update - Council Meeting - 18th February 2019

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Thursday, 14 February 2019

LANDCARE NSW TO GROW UNDER A DALEY LABOR GOVERNMENT

NSW Labor Leader Michael Daley MP (Front row 2nd from left) and

Andrew Zbik - Labor Candidate for Lane Cove (Front row third from left) in Gladesville on Thursday.

 

Michael Daley and Labor will invest $32.5 million in 3,000 Landcare, Bushcare and Rivercare groups across the length and breadth of NSW.

Labor’s commitment will double current funding and enable the organisation to deploy more front line and regional co-ordinators to assist volunteer groups with on ground works, resourcing, strategy and securing other partnerships.

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019

LABOR WILL SHUT DEVELOPERS’ SPOT REZONING BACKDOOR

Michael Daley and Labor will end the Liberals’ backdoor spot rezoning process for developers which has hijacked the planning system in Sydney.

This will stop developers going to the state government to seek a site-specific amendment to a council’s Local Environmental Plan (LEP) after it has been rejected by a council. LEPs set zoning controls across local council areas, determining what type of development can take place.

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