Andrew Zbik for Lane Cove

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Lane Cove Labor is delighted to welcome NSW Labor Deputy Leader and Shadow Minister for Planning & Infrastructure, Michael Daley MP, to its campaign launch and fundraiser.

The campaign launch will be held on Tuesday, 29th August at “The Terrace Room”, Lane Cove Community Hub, 3 Little Street, Lane Cove. It begins at 7:30pm.

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Andrew Zbik, Labor Candidate for West Ward and David Roenfeldt, Labor Candidate for Central Ward, recognise the pain and suffering experienced by public transport users in the local area.

Lane Cove Labor have been running a campaign to improve the bus service in and out of the area.

Lane Cove Labor have organised for NSW Shadow Minister for Transport Jodi McKay to visit the Lane Cove bus interchange on Thursday morning 24th August.

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Your Candidates for West Ward



Your West Ward Candidates: (Left to right) Andrew Zbik, Lyn Nasir and Wayne Enright.

The Labor ticket for West Ward will be led by Andrew Zbik who was the Labor Candidate for the Lane Cove State electorate at the 2015 State Election. In that election Andrew achieved a swing of +9.5% towards Labor.

Andrew works as a Senior Financial Planner for a non-aligned wealth advisory group in the city of which he is a part-owner. His professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University as well as the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law.

He is married to Bronwyn and has two children.

Andrew has been the President of Lane Cove Labor since 2010 and an active member of Macquarie University Rowing Club located in Tambourine Bay since 2002. Over the last few years Andrew has led campaigns locally to have more buses assigned to Lane Cove, stand up against changes to weaken racial discrimination laws and to develop policies to help address the housing affordability issue in Australia through his role as an elected member of NSW Labor’s Economic Policy Committee.

“I believe any level of Government works best when there is a variety of ideas that are shared and considered. I hope that by running as a candidate for Councillor that I can present a progressive voice for the interests of local residents.” Andrew said.

The second candidate for West Ward is Lyn Nasir. Lyn works in the city at the Federal Court of Australia as an Information and Records Manager and has an educational background in library and Information science, education and management.  

Lyn is passionate about the environment and has been very active for seven years working with a local sustainability group to improve the environment of Lane Cove.

The third candidate for West Ward is Wayne Enright. Wayne has a career that spans four decades in an Arts Administration role in the performing arts sector. Wayne has keen interest in environmental conservation and wishes to see the green leafy nature of our area preserved. 

Andrew Zbik Welcomes Liberal Premier’s Backflip on Forced Council Amalgamations Ahead of Lane Cove Council Election

Labor Candidates Andrew Zbik and David Roenfeldt today welcomed the backflip announced yesterday by the NSW Premier that Lane Cove Council will not be forced to merge with Hunters Hill and Ryde Councils. 

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Lane Cove Labor Announces Candidates for Lane Cove Council Election

Six candidates who are members of Lane Cove Labor today announced that they shall contest two Wards for the upcoming Lane Cove Council Election to be held on Saturday 9th  September.

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Anthony Roberts' Band-Aid Solution to Bus Overcrowding

Who would build a house but not plan to connect it to electricity or water supplies? No one would. Why would you build 2,000 new homes and not provide extra services such as buses? This is the current situation faced by residents in Lane Cove. 

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Anthony Roberts Idea to Use Superannuation for New Home Buyers is Not So Super.

The idea by Anthony Roberts – State Member for Lane Cove saying that he wants first home owners to be able to access their superannuation to purchase their first homes (North Shore Times – Thursday 23rd February) is yet another example of the Liberals undermining the superannuation system in Australia. Once again they are not tackling the real problems contribution to making housing unaffordable for many Australians. 

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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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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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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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