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State government agencies like Service NSW should be conducting regular welfare checks on the elderly following tougher restrictions, advising people over 70 to stay home, according to NSW Labor.

March 30, 2020

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NSW Labor is calling for the NSW Government to urgently provide state stimulus to community organisations and charities so they can provide food, shelter and other support to the thousands of people flooding their services needing help.

 

March 24, 2020

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Jo Haylen MP, State Member for Summer Hill joined NSW Labor today in outlining a straightforward plan to protect casual employees and contractors using the State Government’s buying and employing power.

March 20, 2020

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Despite seniors being the most at risk group of being adversely affected by COVID-19, the NSW Government is failing to provide clear consistent advice specifically for seniors.

March 17, 2020

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Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, today congratulated the eighteen local community groups that share in $300,000 funding in this year’s Community Building Partnership grants.

March 13, 2020

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Labor is demanding answers after National Minister Paul Toole confirmed the Regional Seniors Travel Card has more than doubled its budget, in just the program’s first month.

March 02, 2020

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Veterans are again being left on the side of the road by the Nationals, with reports they will be forced to wait up to three months before they can apply for the Regional Seniors Travel Card.

February 26, 2020

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Jo Haylen MP, Shadow Minister for Seniors and Cost of Living, has made an official complaint to the NSW Electoral Commission about the Nationals’ Regional Seniors Travel Card rort.

February 19, 2020

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An expansion of the eligibility criteria of the $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card has failed to include seniors who receive a carer’s payment or disability support pension. 

February 17, 2020

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In what appears to be another major issue with the card, only seniors in receipt of the Aged Pension are able to apply, leaving some of the neediest and most vulnerable seniors in regional communities without access to the $250 scheme.

February 14, 2020