MEDIA RELEASE - CHRISTMAS CHEER ON SHOW AT MICHELLE ROWLAND'S SENIORS MORNING TEA - 14 DECEMBER 2018

Michelle Rowland MP, Federal Member for Greenway, held her annual Christmas morning tea for local seniors yesterday at Max Webber Library in Blacktown. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - ONE YEAR LATER: COMMUNICATIONS POLICY STILL ON A ROAD TO NOWHERE UNDER THE LIBERALS - 14 DECEMBER 2018

A year ago today, Labor warned communications policy is on a road to nowhere under the Liberals because the Government’s communications policy roadmap, commenced in 2016, had not been consulted on or released by late 2017. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - COMPETITIVE NEUTRALITY INQUIRY: EXPERT PANEL CONFIRMS MINISTER WRONG ON ABC & SBS - 13 DECEMBER 2018

Yesterday afternoon Minister Mitch Fifield released the report of the inquiry into the competitive neutrality of the national broadcasters. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - USO REFORM: FIFIELD CEMENTS LEGACY AS DO-NOTHING MINISTER - 5 DECEMBER 2018

Joint with Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. Following a Productivity Commission review which commenced in June 2016, a USO taskforce, and two and a half years having elapsed, Mitch Fifield has today re-announced an acronym to describe existing safeguards for the delivery of phone and broadband services. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - MITCH FIFIELD: MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS IN NAME ONLY - 4 DECEMBER 2018

Joint with Shadow Minister for Regional Communications. Last night, the Senate supported a successful Labor amendment to the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 to correct a legislative issue that was preventing eligible financial assistance from being paid to a regional broadcaster. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - BREAKING: COMMUNITY WIN FOR COMMUTER PARKING AT SCHOFIELDS STATION! - 30 NOVEMBER 2018

After five years of tireless campaigning across the community and thousands of signatures on petitions, the campaign for a multistorey car park at Schofields Station being run by Michelle Rowland MP, the Federal Member for Greenway, and Dr Annemarie Christie, Labor Candidate for Riverstone, has reached an important milestone. Continue reading

SPEECH - SCHOFIELDS STATION COMMUTER PARKING - 29 NOVEMBER 2018

In September, I was pleased to rise in parliament to talk about an important development in one of the long-running community campaigns in my electorate: the urgent need for more commuter parking at Schofields train station. Continue reading

SPEECH - RIVERSTONE NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE & COMMUNITY AID - 28 NOVEMBER 2018

Recently I was disturbed to learn that scores of community organisations were to be stripped of federal funding from the Financial Wellbeing and Capability Activity program emergency relief stream. One of the organisations affected by this decision is the Riverstone Neighbourhood Centre and Community Aid Service Inc, which services my electorate. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - ONE YEAR ON AND OVER 1 MILLION HFC HOUSEHOLDS STILL IN NBN LIMBO - 27 NOVEMBER 2018

One year ago, to this day, NBNCo broke news of the HFC rollout halt with a mind bending press release that was entitled: “NBN Co takes customer experience improvement program to new levels” Continue reading

TRANSCRIPT - SKY AM AGENDA - 26 NOVEMBER 2018

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECTS: Victorian State Election; Newspoll.  Continue reading