Shadow Ministerial Releases
NSW Labor welcomes mining employers and union agreement on COVID-19
03 April 2020
NSW Labor has welcomed a mining industry agreement involving employers and unions placing the health and safety of all workers as a key priority while making sure the industry keeps working for the benefit of all Australians during the COVID-19 virus pandemic.
LABOR: RELEASE RESOURCES FOR REGIONS FUNDS NOW
02 March 2020
The NSW Labor Opposition has demanded the $24 million for regional communities, that is unallocated in Round 6 of the Resources for Regions program, is released to support regional communities immediately.
NSW LABOR STANDS UP FOR MINING WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES ANNOUNCES SWEEPING OVERHAUL OF WORKPLACE PRACTICES AT COUNTRY CONFERENCE
29 February 2020
NSW Labor Leader Jodi McKay has announced Labor will introduce major reforms to workplace practices to ensure mining workers in NSW are given a fair go.
NSW LABOR WELCOMES NO SELL OFF OF FORESTRY CORPORATION DECISION
20 February 2020
NSW Labor has today welcomed the Government's adoption of its call to stop the sell-off of Forestry Corporation.
LABOR SHADOW CABINET MEETING IN TUMUT CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE FORESTRY INDUSTRY ASSISTANCE
11 February 2020
Labor is calling on the Berejiklian Government to take immediate steps to support timber-dependent towns like Tumut, Tumbarumba and surrounding communities where the forestry industry has been devastated by the recent bush fires.
NSW GOVERNMENT DOUBLES DOWN ON FORESTRY CORPORATION SCOPING STUDY SELL OFF WHILE FIRES STILL BURN
06 February 2020
The Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, has refused to rule out privatising Forestry Corporation, despite admitting the industry is "on its knees" and the asset value is unknown.
HOW DARE YOU NOT STAND UP FOR FORESTRY WORKERS, JOHN BARILARO?
30 January 2020
NSW Labor has challenged the Nationals Party Leader, John Barilaro, to stand up and protect forestry workers in rural and regional New South Wales by shelving the proposed sell-off of Forestry Corporation for good.
CALLS FOR BARILARO TO INTERVENE ON FIRE DAMAGED FENCE REPLACEMENT COSTS
19 December 2019
The NSW Labor Opposition has called on the Deputy Premier John Barilaro to direct Forestry Corporation to contribute to the costs of replacing fence lines damaged by fire on land it shares with private landholders.
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.