Fiona Phillips

My plan for Gilmore

I'm a local, I've been listening to locals for years, and I'm ready to deliver for our community as your representative in Canberra. Labor will: Fix our schools and hospitals. Restore funding cut by the Liberals and Nationals, to ensure every community has quality public schools and hospitals. Ease pressure on family budgets. End the Medicare freeze and give tax breaks to workers, not the top end of town. Stand up for workers. Reverse cuts to penalty rates and crack down on the abuse of labour hire and 457 visas. Invest in cheaper, cleaner energy. Deliver 50 per cent of electricity from renewables by 2030. Build a strong economy that works for us all. Make the top end of town pay their fair share, so we can build new infrastructure and give workers a fair go. Continue reading

LABOR TO HELP NOWRA COMPANIES WIN DEFENCE CONTRACTS

A Shorten Labor Government will make Nowra a focus of Australia’s defence industry future by appointing a Local Procurement Officer, to make sure Nowra companies can compete for, and win, local defence contracts. Continue reading

LABOR INVESTS $33,000 IN NEW SURF LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT

Shadow Minister and Whitlam MP Stephen Jones and Labor’s candidate for Gilmore Fiona Phillips have announced a Shorten Labor government will deliver a $33,000 boost to give Broulee’s surf lifesaving volunteers a helping hand. Continue reading

LABOR INVESTS $50,000 IN NEW RESOURCES FOR BOMADERRY HIGH SCHOOL

Labor’s Candidate for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips, today announced a Shorten Labor government will invest $50,000 in brand new facilities for Bomaderry High School. Continue reading

LABOR INVESTS IN LOCAL NETBALL FACILITIES

Labor’s candidate for Gilmore Fiona Phillips today announced a Shorten Labor Government will match the Coalition’s commitment and invest $475,000 in local netball facilities. Continue reading

LABOR INVESTS $50,000 IN NEW RESOURCES FOR JAMBEROO PUBLIC SCHOOL

Labor’s candidate for Gilmore Fiona Phillips today announced a Shorten Labor Government will invest $50,000 in brand new facilities for JamberooPublic School. Continue reading

LABOR ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION FOR SHOALHAVEN TAFE

Shadow Minister for Regional Services and Whitlam MP Stephen Jones and Labor’s candidate for Gilmore Fiona Phillips today announced a funding boost for the Shoalhaven TAFE Campus in Bomaderry. Continue reading

LABOR ON BOARD WITH $2.5 MILLION COMMITMENT FOR MOBILE EARLY START “DISCOVERY SPACE” AT UOW

A Shorten Labor Government would invest $2.5 million to develop a mobile “Discovery Space” for the University of Wollongong to take to regional and remote communities including primary schools, preschools, early childhood centres and playgroups. Continue reading

SOLAR TO DELIVER CHEAPER ENERGY BILLS FOR SCHOOLS IN GILMORE UNDER A SHORTEN LABOR GOVERNMENT

A Shorten Labor Government will help Australian schools cut their energy bills and access cleaner energy by establishing a Solar Schools program to help schools access solar panels and battery storage. Labor will make available up to $1 billion in finance from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation for the rollout – benefitting up to 4,000 schools. Continue reading