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, Member for Blacktown and Shadow Minister for Western Sydney.

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

AUDITOR-GENERAL’S REPORT REVEALS LIBERALS FAILING TO PUT ENOUGH POLICE ON THE BEAT

The NSW Opposition has said today that the Auditor-General has given the Liberals another F on their end of term report card - with the state’s police force revealed to have been understrength by 245 police officers.

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014

LIBERALS ABANDON MORE THAN 400,000 PEOPLE IN NEED: NO PLAN FOR SOCIAL HOUSING AS WAITING LIST BLOWS OUT

The waiting list for social housing has spiralled out of control under the NSW Liberal Government, with almost 3,500 additional eligible families now on the social housing waiting list compared to when the Liberals took office.

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014

DISASTROUS END OF TERM REPORT CARD ON SYDNEY TRAINS – BAIRD GOVERNMENT GETS “F” FOR FAIL

The Baird Government’s controversial new train timetable has been given a massive thumbs down by commuters with a whopping 949 per cent increase in complaints over the past year.

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Friday, 14 November 2014

LABOR PROPOSES NATIONAL GAS RESERVATION TO PROTECT JOBS IN HUNTER ENERGY-INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES

NSW Opposition Leader John Robertson has called on the Baird Liberal Government to join Labor in supporting a domestic gas reservation policy to put downward pressure on gas prices that are threatening jobs in energy-intensive industries across the Hunter. 

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Friday, 14 November 2014

BAIRD MISSING IN ACTION AS NEW FIGURES SHOW WORSENING HUNTER JOBS CRISIS

The NSW Labor Opposition has accused Premier Mike Baird of going completely missing in the wake of the Hunter jobs crisis – with the latest monthly ABS data showing Hunter unemployment significantly worse than the rest of NSW.

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Friday, 14 November 2014

SENDING JOBS OVERSEAS IS POOR POLICY

This opinion piece was published in the Daily Telegraph.

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