Minister for Regional Communications Bridget McKenzie has today confirmed the Government has no plans to re-establish the vital shortwave radio service in Northern Australia.Nov 29 2018
During Senate Question Time, Senator Malarndirri McCarthy asked Minister McKenzie if she stood by her statement that […]
Shadow Minister for Regional Communications Stephen Jones has written to Regional Services Minister Bridget McKenzie, calling for a commitment to re-instate ABC Shortwave Radio right now.
Labor last week announced $2 million towards re-establishing the vital service which is relied upon […]Nov 29 2018
A Shorten Labor Government will reverse the Federal Government cuts to Healthy Harold with a commitment of $2 million over the next five years.
The 2017 Federal Budget ceased all funding for Life Education, the organisation behind the iconic health education […]Nov 21 2018
In Alice Springs today, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications, Stephen Jones MP, joined with Senator Malarndirri McCarthy and the Hon Warren Snowdon MP to announce that a Shorten Labor Government will provide the ABC with $2 million in funding to […]Nov 19 2018
A Shorten Labor Government will invest in the health and wellbeing of our veterans in the Top End by establishing the Scott Palmer Service and Veterans’ Support Hub.
The Scott Palmer Service and Veterans’ Support Hub will be a dedicated centre […]Nov 16 2018
MEDIA RELEASE – LABOR WILL DELIVER $14 MILLION IN EXTRA FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN DARWIN AND PALMERSTON
The Member for Solomon Luke Gosling says local public schools will be over $14 million better off under a Shorten Labor Government.
“Parents and teachers will be able to find out how much extra funding their local public school will get […]Nov 01 2018
Despite making a number of flashy announcements, after almost three and a half years the Federal Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has only given $5 million in funding to one project in far west Western Australia.
This was confirmed during […]Oct 26 2018
SCOTT MORRISON’S ATTACKS ON NORTHERN TERRITORY HOSPITAL FUNDING
Scott Morrison’s hospital cuts are stretching Northern Territory hospitals to their limits.
Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare Catherine King today joined Northern Territory Health Minister Natasha Fyles to tour the recently-opened Palmerston Regional […]Oct 26 2018
During Senate Estimates this week, the Federal Government again failed to rule out job cuts to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Northern Territory operations.
During questioning by the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, Bureau CEO and Director of Meteorology, Dr Andrew […]Oct 25 2018
The Federal Government today failed to rule out job cuts to the Bureau of Meteorology in the Northern Territory.
Federal Member for Solomon Luke Gosling asked Minister for the Environment Melissa Price to rule out further federal public service […]Oct 18 2018