Media Releases

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

LABOR TO DELIVER NEW BUS SERVICE FOR COMMUTERS IN EAST RYDE

New Bus Route Announcement - East Ryde - Labor

Shadow Minister for Transport Jodi McKay MP has today joined Mayor of Ryde Jerome Laxale, Councillor Penny Pedersen and Labor Candidate for Lane Cove - Andrew Zbik to announce that a Labor government will deliver a new public bus service for Ryde linking East Ryde, Boronia Park, Top Ryde and North Ryde station.

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018

DALEY’S FAIR FARES POLICY – FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORT FOR SCHOOL KIDS IN LANE COVE TO EASE THE COST OF LIVING

School children will be able to enjoy free travel on public transport under a Daley Labor State Government that is focused on putting the family budget first. 

Labor’s Fair Fares policy will forego this revenue to abolish all charges for children under 16 years of age or while they remain at school. 

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Thursday, 01 November 2018

Andrew Zbik Calls on Anthony Roberts MP to grant moratorium

On Tuesday night, Labor Candidate Andrew Zbik attended the Lane Cove Planning Alliance forum at the Lane Cove Community Hub to discuss the St Leonards South and Crows Nest development projects. Lane Cove Mayor Pam Palmer, Greens spokesperson for Planning David Shoebridge and the Member for Lane Cove and NSW Minister for Housing and Planning Anthony Roberts MP were also in attendance.

The packed room of passionate and well-informed locals had many questions, particularly for Mr Roberts.

During his speech, Mr Zbik asked Mr Roberts to grant a moratorium on planning proposals that has been previously requested by the Lane Cove Council. The purpose of a moratorium is to allow the St Leonards and Crows Nest Draft 2036 Plan to be finalised and confirm what infrastructure will be provided before any further rezonings and substantial residential developments are commenced. 

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018

FAIR FARES - LABOR TO COMPENSATE LANE COVE COMMUTERS DELAYED ON SYDNEY TRAINS

A Foley Labor government will give long-suffering train commuters from Lane Cove refunds for avoidable delays to their journey.

The Berejiklian Liberal Government has consistently ruled out compensating train travellers, despite consistent delays across the network as a result of Transport Minister Andrew Constance’s failure to properly resource his failed timetable.

This week, as train travellers faced yet more delays across the network due to driver shortage, Labor announced its Fair Fares policy.

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