Tuesday, December 16, 2008

NSW Lib Updates

Premier: NSW Housing Falls Behind Again! What Are You Doing?
Written by Chris Hartcher MP
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Shadow Minister for Housing Chris Hartcher today condemned Premier Nathan Rees for not doing enough to assist the housing industry in NSW after the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its September Quarter 2008 8750.0 ‘Dwelling Unit Commencements‘.

“The figures released today show that NSW is still falling behind all other States and Territories this quarter. NSW is also the only State to have fallen for the second quarter in a row in new unit dwellings,” Mr Hartcher said.
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Campbell Lies On Opposition IPART Submission - Again
Written by Gladys Berejiklian MP
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Transport Minister David Campbell has again lied over the Opposition’s position on IPART’s review of rail fares, Shadow Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian said today.

“The NSW Liberal/Nationals made a submission to IPART in July opposing any fare increases (copy attached),” Ms Berejiklian said.
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Commuters Forced To Pay For Labor’s Incompetence
Written by Gladys Berejiklian MP
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Shadow Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today slammed the State Labor Government for increasing CityRail fares by up to 30% over four years given worsening train services.

“It is unacceptable that from 4 January 2009 commuters will be forced to pay an extra 7.5% to catch a train, for some commuters this will mean an extra 31% over four years,” Ms Berejiklian said.
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Hospital Waiting Lists Increase: An Extra 4,284 Patients In The Last 12 Months
Written by Barry O'Farrell MP
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Hospital waiting lists have increased by more than 4,000 patients in the last year, highlighting Labor’s mismanagement of the health system, NSW Opposition Leader Barry O’Farrell and Shadow Minister for Health Jillian Skinner said today.

In September 2007 the elective surgery hospital waiting list stood at 53,424. It has risen to 57,708 according to the September 2008 figures.
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State Labor Government’s Neglect Condones Systemic Corruption In RailCorp
Written by Gladys Berejiklian MP
Monday, 15 December 2008
Shadow Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian said today the ICAC into final report RailCorp was a damning indictment of the State Labor Government’s inaction to combat entrenched corruption within the organisation over 13 years.

“Today’s final report confirms State Labor’s inaction in dealing with corruption over a long period of time has seen it become entrenched to an unprecedented level making RailCorp a ‘shambolic’ organisation,” Ms Berejiklian said.
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Canberra Saves Rees And Roozendaal From Even Bigger Deficit
Written by The Hon Greg Pearce MLC
Monday, 15 December 2008
Shadow Treasurer Greg Pearce said today the Federal Government has rescued the incompetent State Labor Government from an even bigger Budget deficit than forecast.

Treasurer Eric Roozendaal has released the mid-year Budget review showing a deficit of $712 million – which was made to look a lot better courtesy of a $840 million handout from Canberra.
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10-Yr-Old Boy Left In Pain For 15 Hours With Dislocated Wrist And Fractured Arm
Written by Jillian Skinner MP
Monday, 15 December 2008
Revelations a 10-year-old boy waited 15 hours in agony after dislocating his wrist and fracturing his arm because no hospital would admit him would cause distress to families across Western Sydney, Shadow Minister for Health Jillian Skinner said today.

10-year-old Riley Thompson of Camden fell last Monday evening, dislocating his wrist and fracturing his arm. He was taken to Camden ED at 8pm, but sent home with painkillers after being diagnosed, and was told to present at Campbelltown the next day.
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Further Prison Escape Revelations: Time For ICAC To Investigate And Rees To Release Tapes
Written by Greg Smith SC MP
Monday, 15 December 2008
Revelations aired tonight on Seven News that escaped prisoner Alex Mihail told authorities on his capture that he walked out the front door of Long Bay Correctional Centre further shows the need for ICAC to fully investigate this alleged cover up, Shadow Attorney General and Shadow Minister for Justice Greg Smith SC said today.

“When you have public officials prepared to put their necks on the line to speak up, it’s time for ICAC to investigate this alleged cover up,” Mr Smith said.
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Nathan Rees 100 Days: Wrong Priorities, Wrong Decisions And Lies
Written by Barry O'Farrell MP
Sunday, 14 December 2008
Nathan Rees’ first 100 days as Premier have been marked by wrong decisions, wrong priorities and a disregard for the truth, NSW Opposition Leader Barry O’Farrell said today.

“After 100 days of Nathan Rees as Premier, it’s the same old Labor Party and nothing has changed,” Mr O’Farrell said.
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