Natasha Ledger

Northern Tablelands

Independant

NORTHERN TABLELANDS
Policies

We pay our respect to elders past present and emerging.

NO RATE RISES

Say No to regional rate rises. Demand Increase Regional Infrastructure Funding from Federal now.

TRAINS
Armidale to Wallangarra
Black Mountain, Guyra, Llangothlin, Ben Lomond
Glenn Innes, Broadwater, Tenterfield, Wallangarra.

Connecting People
The train represents a vital economic corridor, both locally and further afield. Reducing household freight, fuel and food costs, now and into the future.

Freighters offering 100,s of millions in contracts already to utilise the train service.
Bike trail -End the division NOW. We can work together achieving all our goals.
Rail represents an Increase of air exports.
This unique opportunity exists for us to create, design, and deploy a train utilising any nearby or existing technology to accommodate the project.

INSTALL REGIONAL INCINERATOR ELECTRIC GENERATOR

Incorporating a ‘Waste to Product’ Manufacturing plant for each Council.
Invest in councils to deploy a waste to product manufacturing facility.
Regional tips are coming to the end of their lifecycle
We have a real and tangible waste issue, regionally and nationally.
‘Train delivers waste to incinerator and recycle plants daily creating wealth of energy for NSW’

REVIEW LOCAL LOADS ON ROADS TRANSPORT COSTS

To move loads locally we pay some of the highest premiums in the state.
Reducing premiums locally extends our local exports competitive platform.
Lowering transport costs encourages market confidence and competition.

MEDICAL CENTRES BUSINESS PLAN

Business Plan – A Welcome Creation Strategy- To accommodate Specialist and Doctors, to the region long term.
Sustain Regional Doctors Long Term.

Increase specialists functioning capacity.
Introduce Quality control reform, for aged care and Public Hospitals.
Push to Review medical schedule fee according to Earnings.
Increase forums, with experts and community to ascertain local industry demands.
HAS THE HUNTER NEW ENGLAND MERGER WORKED? REVISE THE OUTCOMES TOGETHOR!

MORE REGIONAL NETWORKING

Regional Knowledge is Regional Wealth.
Encourage more regional forums within and between faculties.
Instate ministers, for each Sector.
Health, Education, Emergency services, Farming, Tourism, Water, Building, Science, Culture, Tourism.
Local Councillor Recognition Awards

MANUFACTURE AUSTRALIAN MADE WORK CLOTHING HERE IN THE NEW ENGLAND NOW!

Start here start now
Build the manufacturing shed. Get the equipment. HIRE STAFF.
Increase worker moral, throughout Australia. Workers, wearing Australian made, creating Australia.
100% OWNED AND OPERATED AUSTRALIAN MADE WORK WEAR.
Take advantage of the obvious factor.
OUR CLOSE PROXIMITY TO; COTTON, WOOL, RAIL, AIRPORT.

LOCAL FUNDING INCENTIVES

REINSTATE MOREE CATTLE YARDS

ENGAGE community LOCALS

DESIGN, DEVELOP, DEPLOY to standards for functionality.

APPLY FOR FARMING FOR THE FUTURE FUND

Tafe / Training / Apprentices

Provide Free Economics, Marketing and Construction courses for the first 200 Interested Students.

Half rego / Travel vouchers available for travel, up to 100 km for apprentices and students

PROVIDE RELIABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS / DEPLOY STORM WATER CATCHMENT PROGRAM.

ENGAGE WITH BUNDARRA LOCALS.

 Upgrade communication networks to achieve reliable coverage.

WORK WITH NATIONAL WATER INVESTMENT STRATEGY.

GUYRA LOCAL TRANSPORT INFASTRUCTURE

FUND GUYRA AS A FUEL HUB EMPLOY LOCAL INDUSTRY

FUNDING IS AVAILABLE through THE NATIONAL FOSSIL FUELS INVESTMENT STRATEGY.

Fuels transported to and from Guyra by road, soon to be via rail, can be stored at a holding facility.

 Storing fuels in our region allows deployment of low cost fuels locally when world trade prices are high. Representing cost savings at the bowser for our region.

HILLGROVE TIP VOUCHERS / FILTRATION UPGRADE

Investigate Hillgrove’s societies concerns on present tip fees. Investigate Guyra’s water filtration upgrade

REINSTATE DUVAL PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Armidale education administration historically created two schools, understanding the benefits, with our children’s best interest in mind.

TOWN HALLS

Conduct voting for the Seat of the Northern Tablelands at Local Town Halls, or the nearest historic or debilitated building. A single voting location is equitable, fair and safe for nominees and voters.

Enquire into the govt. loss of two portfolios for the region. Enquiries # Govt. Misuse of public funds

REGIONAL FUNDING INCENTIVES

LOCAL COURT REFORM

REFORM FUNDING TO

Replace outdated judicial functions with mediation arbitration facilities. Families facing changes or young offenders require assistance not costs. Eliminate costly court proceedings, providing a fair platform for all parties, facing change of life circumstances.

Work with community interest groups to Replace Children in Custody Costs, with Health Reform Programs.

THE BUILDING INDUSTRY CODE

FUND and Support Building Reform for better Practices in Product and Design

Work to Define Environmental standards for each zone.
Achieve Environmental cohesion, with National Building Standards.

MORE HOUSING

Supply Housing. 

To work with communities to create ‘Step-by-Step’ strategies assisting first home buyers into the market.

Develop programs uniquely fitting to our region, to accommodate increasing housing demands.

AG-FOOD EDUCATION.

Farming our Children’s futures.

Fund ‘value Add’ Production ‘start ups’.

INVENTIONS INVESTMENT, METHODS BOASTING CLEAN ENERGY

Geothermal

Potential uses of Local Zeolite

ENVIRONMENT VIABLE Buildings Practices.

TAFE TRAINING

Six month Fee Freeze for people obtaining training, which meets local Industry demands.