Shadow Ministerial Releases

FORESTRY CORPORATION WORKERS UNSUNG HEROES IN NSW FIRE FIGHT

09 December 2019

NSW Labor has heaped praise on Forestry Corporation staff who are among the agencies helping fight fires across New South Wales. 

FORESTRY ROADS BILL COULD BANKRUPT LOCAL COUNCILS

27 November 2019

The NSW Labor Opposition has warned 26 rural and regional councils are at risk of going bankrupt if they're forced to foot the bill for forestry roads as a result of the proposed sale of Forestry Corporation by the NSW Liberal Nationals Government. 

CALL FOR GOVERNMENT TO FACE FORESTRY SELL-OFF VOTE

20 November 2019

The NSW Labor Opposition has demanded the NSW Liberal and Nationals Government table the scoping study report it has commissioned into the sell-off of the Forestry Corporation in the Legislative Assembly and face a vote on whether it should be sold off. 

LEAKED DOCUMENTS UNCOVER GAPS IN LOCAL NATIONAL PARKS POSITIONS

20 November 2019

Secret internal documents leaked to the NSW Labor Opposition reveal the Liberal Berejiklian Government has failed to fill more than 100 frontline firefighting positions in national parks across the state, 17 of those from the South Coast. 

GOVERNMENT SITTING ON $24 MILLION FUNDING FOR RESOURCES REGIONS

05 November 2019

The NSW Liberal and Nationals Government is sitting on $24 million in funding meant for resource regions at a time when many rural and regional areas are crying out for infrastructure investment. 

REGIONS DUDDED IN RESOURCES FOR REGIONS FUNDING DEBACLE

13 October 2019

The Berejiklian-Barilaro Liberal National Government has been exposed dudding regional NSW, after it emerged that almost half of the $50 million Resources for Regions funding has yet to be spent in Regional NSW. 

NSW LABOR WELCOMES INDEPENDENT PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW

05 October 2019

NSW Labor welcomes the review of the operations of the Independent Planning Commission. 

LABOR DECLARES BATHURST FORESTRY CORP NOT FOR SALE

29 September 2019

NSW Labor Deputy Leader Yasmin Catley and Shadow Minister for Natural Resources Paul Scully, today declared Labor will fight to defend Forestry Corporation jobs in Bathurst.

NSW LABOR WELCOMES MINING JOBS INCREASE ACROSS REGIONS

18 September 2019

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources, Paul Scully, has welcomed the increase in the mining workforce across New South Wales over the last financial year.

GLADYS BEREJIKLIAN CAUGHT OUT ON NSW FORESTRY SELL OFF PLANS

05 September 2019

Despite promising before the election that there would be no privatisations, Liberal Premier Gladys Berejiklian has been caught out lying about plans to privatise NSW Forestry Corporation.