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. Continue reading

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

Post by andrew4lanecove. To watch video on YouTube CLICK HERE 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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

$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. Continue reading