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Pre poll voters face a clear choice

As voting begins at pre poll, Labor candidate for Page Janelle Saffin has reminded voters of the choice they face: investing in schools, health and jobs – or seeing Australian healthcare Americanised to fund a $50 billion big business tax cut.

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BUSINESSES AND HOMES IN PAGE TO BENEFIT FROM LABOR’S NBN PLAN

Labor’s Regional Communications spokesperson Stephen Jones and Labor’s candidate for Page Janelle Saffin have today said that Labor’s NBN plan will be a game changer for homes and businesses in the region.

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LABOR ANNOUNCES NEW FUNDING TO HELP NORTHERN NSW FIGHT ICE USE

Labor’s alcohol and illicit drugs policy spokesperson Stephen Jones, Richmond MP Justine Elliot and Labor’s candidate for Page Janelle Saffin today announced that a Shorten Labor Government will invest $2 million to upgrade “The Buttery” rehabilitation service in Binna Burra.

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​SAFFIN ANNOUNCES $300,000 FOR NORTHERN RIVERS COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTRE

Janelle Saffin, Federal Labor Candidate for Page, today said a Shorten Labor Government would provide $300,000 over three years to ensure the Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre has the funds to continue helping people in need.

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Nationals have let down Page

The Abbott-Turnbull Government has short-changed the people of Page with more than $11 million in cuts to financial assistance grants used by local councils to maintain roads.

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LABOR WILL ALWAYS FIGHT FOR MEDICARE

Labor will ensure that access to health care is determined by your Medicare card, and not your credit card, and will reverse the Turnbull Government’s GP Tax by stealth, Labor candidate for Page Janelle Saffin said today.

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PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE CUT BY $351 MILLION

The Liberal-National Coalition Government quietly cut funding for the Pacific Highway duplication by $351 million in this month’s 2016 Budget, adding to last year’s $130 million cut, Labor candidate for Page Janelle Saffin said today..

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BUDGET DISADVANTAGES LOCAL WOMEN AND FAMILIES

The Liberal-Nationals 2016 Budget does nothing to advance the priorities and aspirations of Australia’s regional and rural women, locking in all the unfair disadvantage affecting women of the last two budgets.

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PAGE MOST DISADVANTAGED WHEN IT COMES TO TAX CUTS

It’s official, Page is the most disadvantaged electorate in Australia when it comes to getting a share of the Turnbull-National government’s budget tax cuts for high-income earners.

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Shadow Attorney General slams cuts to programs aimed at stopping family violence on the North Coast

Shadow Attorney General Mark Dreyfus MP, and federal Labor Candidiate for Page Janelle Saffin have condemned federal Government cuts to the Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, which could force the closure of programs aimed at preventing violence against women.

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