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PUBLIC FORUM: Should Racial Discrimination be Allowed in Australia?

North Sydney Labor is organising a public forum with NSW Senator Sam Dastyari on Tuesday 7th March to discuss the proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.

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A New Premier. No New Changes.

NSW has its seventh Premier in a decade! As Gladys Berejiklian takes office and a new cabinet is sworn in today, below are some issues I think that need to be focused on. However, I am not holding my breath.

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The Fight for Housing Affordability Must Continue.

Housing affordability is going to continue to be a big issue. I believe Labor still has the best policy to address this issue. 

There is no question that negative gearing on investment properties has distorted our housing market. A $600,000 home for a couple who wish to live in it will cost them $700 a week in principle and interest repayments. That same home if purchased by an investor will cost $100 week after tax deductions and depreciation. 

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Liberals Versus Liberals on Forced Council Amalgamations A Failure

Today, Justice Moore of the NSW Land and Environment Court dismissed court action by the Liberal dominated Lane Cove Council against the Baird Liberal Government's plans to force the amalgamation of Lane Cove, Hunters Hill and Ryde Councils.

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Lane Cove Labor Secures Commitment For Schools in Lane Cove

The Sydney Metro Strategy for new dwellings in Lane Cove has increased demand for student places at local State Public Schools and State High Schools.

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LABOR'S NEGATIVE GEARING CHANGES WILL MAKE HOUSING MORE AFFORDABLE.

Bill Shorten's announcement yesterday about Labor's new policy on the treatment of negative gearing is an example of how rank-and-file members can contribute to the creation of Labor Policy.

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LOCAL LABOR FORUM CALLS FOR ANTHONY ROBERTS TO SHOW SOME GUTS AND OPPOSE FORCED COUNCIL AMALGAMATIONS

The Hon. Peter Primrose MLC Shadow Minister for Local Government together with the Mayor of Ryde Jerome Laxale, addressed a community forum on the State Government’s proposed forced amalgamation of Lane Cove, Hunters Hill and Ryde Councils.

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Will Joe Hockey Be Selfish And Impose The Cost Of A By-Election?

Is Joe Hockey going to be selfish and force local residents to a by-election twelve months out from a general Federal election? 

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Peter Primrose MLC & Labor Shadow Minister for Local Government to visit Lane Cove

Lane Cove Labor is happy to announce that Peter Primrose MLC & Labor Shadow Minister for Local Government is to visit Lane Cove on Thursday 1st October for a public forum discussing the prospect of forced Council amalgamations.

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LETTER TO NORTH SHORE TIMES: LABOR CONFIRMS OPPOSITION TO FORCED COUNCIL AMALGAMATIONS

Recent Letters to the Editor have suggested that the Labor party is in favour of forced amalgamations. This is not correct.

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