Member for Maitland Jenny Aitchison has put Health Minister Brad Hazzard on notice that there must be local workers including apprentices, Aboriginal people and women employed on the construction of the New Maitland Hospital. The NSW Government has appointed Multiplex Constructions to build the $470 million facility at Metford. Ms Aitchison’s office has today received a number of calls from Maitland companies expressing concern that local firms may be overlooked for involveme
The NSW Labor Opposition has slammed Deputy Premier John Barilaro for his continued failure to pay the stranded North Coast subcontractors waiting to get paid $7.3 million and has launched a petition to bring the issue on in State Parliament. In his guise as Small Business Minister Mr Barilaro visited the area last weekend raising hopes that he would finally deliver and pay the 23 subcontractors who have worked on the Pacific Highway upgrade between Woolgoolga and Ballina. Sh
Shadow Minister for Small Business, Jenny Aitchison has slammed the Nationals Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, for his continuing failure to stand-up for subcontractors affected by the Ostwald Brothers collapse. The Labor Opposition met with 11 sub-contractors last Sunday who are seeking repayment of $7.3 million owed to them for work completed on the Pacific Complete Project, and action by government to stop similar collapses from happening again. The collapse has caused
The Berejiklian-Barilaro Government has once again failed to come up with any solutions or answers for the stranded North Coast subcontractors waiting to get paid $7.3 million for work done on a State Government roads project. Hot on the heels of a visit to State Parliament on Sunday by 11 members of the 23 families affected by the collapse of Ostwald Brothers in August 2017, the NSW Labor Opposition piled the pressure on the Government to come up with answers. NSW Opposition
Member for Maitland, Jenny Aitchison MP, introduced a Notice of Motion into the NSW Parliament today, calling on the Government to immediately reverse its recent decision to axe 35 staff from the Maitland Revenue NSW office. Recently the Berejiklian Government announced devastating cuts that add to the previous jobs losses from Crown Lands, Family and Community Services and Community Health taking the total number of public sector jobs ripped out of the Maitland electorate to
More Maitland public sector workers at the Office of State Revenue are set to lose their jobs after the NSW Berejiklian Government announced it will be axing another 34 staff from the Maitland office.
Member for Maitland, Jenny Aitchison, strongly criticised the decision to target the Maitland electorate, after she led a campaign with the Public Service Association last year which saw 25 saved out of some 65 jobs slated for cuts by the Berejiklian Barilaro Liberal National