Six candidates who are members of Lane Cove Labor today announced that they shall contest two Wards for the upcoming Lane Cove Council Election to be held on Saturday 9th September.Read more
NSW Senator Sam Dastyari visited Lane Cove last Tuesday evening to address a public forum about proposed changes to racial discrimination laws in Australia.
The forum discussed the recently released report by the Commonwealth Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights reviewing the Racial Discrimination Act and particularly sections 18C and 18D of that Act.Read more
The idea by Anthony Roberts – State Member for Lane Cove saying that he wants first home owners to be able to access their superannuation to purchase their first homes (North Shore Times – Thursday 23rd February) is yet another example of the Liberals undermining the superannuation system in Australia. Once again they are not tackling the real problems contribution to making housing unaffordable for many Australians.Read more
We extend an invitation to our public forum with Senator Sam Dastyari on Tuesday 7th March 2017. The evening will explore the debate around allowing racial discrimination in Australia.Read more
Housing affordability is going to continue to be a big issue. I believe Labor still has the best policy to address this issue.
There is no question that negative gearing on investment properties has distorted our housing market. A $600,000 home for a couple who wish to live in it will cost them $700 a week in principle and interest repayments. That same home if purchased by an investor will cost $100 week after tax deductions and depreciation.Read more
The next meeting of the Lane Cove Branch of the NSW Labor Party will be on Thursday 22nd September at 7:00pm.
To visit our meeting please email [email protected] or call Andrew on 0422 038 253.
The 2016 election presents a clear choice between Labor’s plan to invest in better healthcare, hospital, schools and teachers, and the Coalition’s insistence on tax cuts for the wealthiest Australians.Read more