John Robertson MP

Putting people first

John Robertson and Labor are fighting for a stronger and fairer New South Wales.

John Robertson is the NSW Labor Leader and Member for Blacktown.

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Friday, 19 September 2014

STATEMENT ON RETIREMENT OF DR ANDREW MCDONALD MP - CHANGES TO LABOR’S FRONTBENCH

I would like to acknowledge and thank Dr Andrew McDonald on his enormous contribution to the Labor Party following his announcement last evening that he will not be recontesting the 2015 State Election.

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Friday, 19 September 2014

BAIRD CAUGHT NAPPING AS HUNTER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SOARS

The NSW Opposition has accused the Baird Government of being caught napping as unemployment soars across the Hunter – with fresh data showing the number of jobless people in the region has risen by 15,100 over the past year.

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Friday, 19 September 2014

FERNLEIGH TRACK PROTECTION BILL INTRODUCED INTO NSW UPPER HOUSE

The Fernleigh Track Protection Bill was introduced yesterday into the NSW Upper House by Labor MLC Lynda Voltz to protect conservation lands owned by the NSW Government adjoining the Fernleigh Track.

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

LABOR PANS GOWARD PLAN FOR COMPOST GARDEN ON PYRMONT BRIDGE

The Labor Opposition has called for the State Government to abandon the construction of a three dimensional garden on the congested Pyrmont Bridge, labelling it a mad plan.

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS ALMOST DOUBLES UNDER LIBERALS’ WATCH

Shadow Minister for Education Ryan Park has called on the Baird Government to hold an urgent summit to look at ways to reduce violence and drug use in schools – as new figures reveal serious incidents in NSW schools have almost doubled since 2009.

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

RAIL LINE REMOVAL BEFORE THE ELECTION WOULD BE AN ACT OF VANDALISM

NSW Opposition Leader John Robertson has called on the Baird Government to back off its plans to dismantle the Newcastle rail line before the State election in March.

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