Statement by State Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin in support of March 4 Justice rallies across the Northern Rivers and Australia:
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STATE Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin estimates that the popular Regional Seniors Travel Card so far has injected more than $3.5 million into local economies within our Electorate of Lismore.
LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin, who as Federal Member for Page secured $60.25 million in Commonwealth funding as a catalyst for the $320-million Lismore Base Hospital redevelopment, says she’s pleased the project is entering its final stage.
A RECENT Parliamentary speech by Lismore MP Janelle Saffin on the digital divide in rural and regional New South Wales has put her in touch with an action group helping isolated communities to access suitable broadband.
STATE Member for Lismore has welcomed the official opening of a $171,150 refurbishment of Tenterfield Hospital’s dedicated palliative care place as a win for Tenterfield Shire residents.
LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin has condemned the axing of up to 29 TAFE NSW jobs on the Northern Rivers as a betrayal by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who gave an iron-clad promise in 2019 that there would be no public service job cuts in regional and rural New South Wales.
NSW Labor has called out the Berejiklian-Barilaro Government for spending a tiny portion of funding promised for digital connectivity, leaving communities in the Electorate of Lismore in the digital dark ages.
STATE Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin has congratulated land managers across our Electorate on sharing in more than $1.5 million worth of NSW Government funding under the 2020-21 Crown Reserves Improvement Fund Program (CRIFP).
NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has lost any shred of credibility he had left by defending the alleged rorting of joint NSW-Australian Government bushfire relief funding to shore up Coalition-held electorates, according to Lismore MP Janelle Saffin.
STATE Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin is hoping Lismore City Council can reset and make local ratepayers and businesses its main priority in the months leading up to local government elections in September this year.