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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Thursday, 31 July 2014

LABOR LAUNCHES DAY OF ACTION TO SAVE HOMELESSNESS SERVICES FROM BAIRD’S CUTS

Labor MPs and candidates will be asking members of local communities to sign a petition as part of a day of action against the Baird Liberal Government’s changes to funding for specialist women’s refuges – which will see many forced to close across the state.

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

STATEMENT ON SHOOTING DEATH OF ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE WORKER

NSW Labor has offered its heartfelt condolences to the family of Environment and Heritage worker Glenn Turner following his tragic death while undertaking his job in far western NSW.

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014

LABOR URGES STATE GOVERNMENT TO SPEND SOME OF RECORD CAMERA REVENUE ON PEDESTRIAN SAFETY – ESPECIALLY ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN

NSW Labor urged the State Liberal-National Government to re-direct some of the record $149 million collected in camera fines to improve pedestrian road safety – especially children’s safety.

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014

TRANSPORT MINISTER WASTING COMMUTER TIME AND TAXPAYER MONEY BY BANNING OPAL CARD SALES FROM TRAIN STATION TICKET WINDOWS

Shadow Minister for Transport Penny Sharpe today said that Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian is wasting the valuable time of commuters and taxpayers’ money by banning train station staff from selling Opal Cards from ticket windows.

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014

NSW LABOR CELEBRATES 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF EDUCATION WEEK

Shadow Minister for Education and Training Ryan Park said today that the 60th anniversary of Education Week was an opportunity for local communities to reflect on the importance of a strong public education system and the benefits it has provided millions across NSW.

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Monday, 28 July 2014

LABOR TO HALT BAIRD’S FEE HIKES TO KEEP TAFE AFFORDABLE IN WYONG

Deputy Opposition Leader Linda Burney and Labor Candidate for Wyong David Harris today blasted the Liberal Government for once again taking an axe to TAFE – with the budget revealing fee hikes and course cuts that will put quality education and training out of reach of many people living in Wyong. 

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