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DECRIMINALISING MEDICINAL CANNABIS SETBACK AFTER BILL DEFEATED

August 11, 2017

The NSW Government yesterday defeated proposed legislation that would have decriminalised medicinal cannabis possession in a set-back for terminally ill people, their families and carers in the Illawarra.

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SCULLY SLAMS LIBERALS GRUBBY SLUR ON WOLLONGONG

August 10, 2017

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, took aim at the NSW Government for slurring the City of Wollongong during a fiery debate on new planning laws, which mandate new local planning panels, last night on the floor of the Parliament.

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VOICE OF 12,000 LOCALS TO STOP THE PRIVATISATION OF SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL HEARD IN PARLIAMENT

August 10, 2017

The voice of 12,000 Illawarra petitioners opposing the privatisation of Shellharbour Hospital was heard in the Legislative Assembly of the NSW Parliament this afternoon.

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LABOR PROMISES TO PROTECT WORKERS IN THE ILLAWARRA FROM WAGE THEFT

August 07, 2017

Labor Leader Luke Foley has met with young workers in Wollongong to hear their concerns about wage theft while outlining his comprehensive plan to eliminate the exploitation of vulnerable employees.

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LABOR’S PLAN TO OUTLAW THE EXPLOITATION OF YOUNG WORKERS

July 29, 2017

A Foley Labor Government will introduce laws to crack down on businesses – including head franchisors – that are guilty of ongoing, widespread and systematic wage theft – the practice of underpaying staff or paying them less than the legal minimum wage.

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TRANSPORT ACCESS PROGRAM CUT BY $80 MILLION – ANOTHER BLOW TO UNANDERRA STATION LIFTS

July 28, 2017

The Government program that funds upgrades to train stations has been cut by $80 million in the 2017-18 NSW Budget.

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