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LABOR WANTS PARRAMATTA RIVER TO BE SWIMMABLE AGAIN

Post by andrew4lanecove. Deputy Opposition Leader Penny Sharpe today announced that a Daley Labor Government will invest $1.8 million in priority actions towards making Parramatta River swimmable again by 2025. Ms Sharpe was joined at a proposed future swim site at Putney Park by Labor candidates Jerome Laxale for Ryde, Andrew Zbik for Lane Cove, and Tom Hore for Drummoyne, to promise the funding. Continue reading
 

LABOR’S UNPRECEDENTED SCHOOL BUILDING PROGRAM: 204 SCHOOLS TO BE BUILT AND UPGRADED

A Daley Labor Government, if elected this month, will embark on an unprecedented $7.4 billion school building program. Labor is committed to building and upgrading 204 schools right across NSW as part of the largest investment in public schools in NSW history. NSW Labor Leader, Michael Daley, said it is part of Labor’s investment into our schools that will put our children’s future before Sydney stadiums. Continue reading
 

$2.7 BILLION BOOST FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS

A Daley Labor Government will provide NSW public schools with an extra $2.7 billion worth of Gonski needs-based funding over the life of current State and Federal funding agreements This commitment will mean more than $1,500 extra, every year, for every student in NSW public high schools, and more than $1,200 for every public primary school student. Under Labor, NSW will become the first state in Australia to deliver 100 per cent of the standard level of funding for every student. Continue reading
 

LABOR WILL HIRE AN ADDITIONAL 5,000 TEACHERS

NSW Labor Leader, Michael Daley, has announced today that a Daley Labor Government, if elected this month, will hire an additional 5,000 teachers across NSW. By 2036, it is estimated there will be one million students enrolled in NSW public schools. Only Labor will hire the additional teachers needed to keep up with demand and provide the best opportunities for our children. Continue reading
 

LABOR MANDATES BETTER PATIENT CARE IN MENTAL HEALTH: NURSE TO PATIENT RATIOS

A Daley Labor Government will introduce nurse-to-patient ratios in mental health units in the NSW hospital system, a policy that forms the centrepiece of its Mental Health policy package. Mandating nurse-to-patient ratios will dramatically improve patient care, reassure family members and support hard working nurses and other hospital staff. Continue reading