LIBERALS NO TALK, NO ACTION ON MALDON-DOMBARTON RAIL LINK

 

Illawarra MPs, Sharon Bird and Stephen Jones, today slammed Malcolm Turnbull’s response to the Australian Infrastructure Plan which failed to mention the Maldon-Dombarton Rail Link once.MD__50M_27_Aug_2013_1.JPG

 

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2016 VOLUNTEER GRANTS NOW OPEN

Sharon Bird and Stephen Jones today announced that the 2016 Volunteer Grants program is now open for applications.

Grants of between $1000 and $5000 are available to local volunteer organisations to purchase small equipment items, contribute towards the cost of training courses and background checks, and to help to reimburse volunteers for the cost of their fuel or transport.

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Minister sneaks into town with nothing

Illawarra MPs, Sharon Bird and Stephen Jones, today slammed Industry Minister, Greg Hunt, following his empty-handed visit to the Illawarra today.

Labor has been lobbying the Government to get serious about securing the future of steel. 

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Illawarra children saved from loss of the dental scheme

Hundreds of children across the Illawarra will continue to receive access to dental services as a result of some tough negotiations in Parliament this week.

That’s because Labor MPs and Senators stood up against Malcolm Turnbull’s plan to force over five million children onto long public dental waiting lists by opposing the Government proposal to axe the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS).

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Community kitchen garden funding for healthy kids

IMG_0364.JPGSharon Bird today met with the P&C and visited Mt St Thomas Public School to announce funding of $19,591 under Round 2 of the Stronger Communities Programme (SCP) for the Mount St Thomas Community Kitchen Garden project.

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One year of Turnbull means nothing but cuts for the Illawarra

One year of Malcolm Turnbull has meant nothing but cuts for the Illawarra.

 

Sharon Bird and Stephen Jones today said that the Illawarra has continued to be ignored by the Liberals.

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Steel report requires action from coalition government

Illawarra MPs Stephen Jones and Sharon Bird have called on the Turnbull Government to act decisively to secure the future of Australian steel.

 

Late on Friday afternoon the Government finally released the Anti-Dumping Commission’s report into the impact of overseas steel on the nation’s steel industry.

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Helensburgh Men's Shed - almost there!

Sharon Bird today visited the new site for the Helensburgh Men’s Shed and met with local coordinators to discuss their plans for the refurbishment of the shed to get it established and up and running.

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Sporting facilities upgrade for cool kids

Sharon Bird today visited the Bulli PCYC to announce funding of $7,694 under Round 2 of the Stronger Communities Program (SCP) for the upgrade of the sporting courts on the upper level of the Bulli PCYC.

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Time for Minister to take action on steel

Sharon Bird, Federal Member for Cunningham and Stephen Jones today backed Kim Carr and Nick Champion’s calls for Industry Minister, Greg Hunt, to release the “updated” Anti-Dumping Commission’s report on the impact of overseas steel makers in the Australian market prior to Friday’s International Trade Remedies Forum (ITRF) to allow the ITRF to properly do its job.

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