Speak Up launches water register petition as Dalton amends bill for privacy

SFF Murray MP Helen Dalton has urged all NSW residents to sign a new online petition demanding the NSW Government create a public register listing all owners of the state’s water entitlements.      “In...
31 August, 2020
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Dalton tables 1000-strong petition demanding NSW Government address Wentworth doctor crisis during Covid-19 pandemic

Murray MP Helen Dalton has presented a petition of more than 1,000 signatures to NSW Parliament, demanding the state government fund a new medical facility in Wentworth  “As Covid-19 rages through Victoria, the town of...
11 August, 2020
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NSW-Victoria Border zone must be expanded urgently to prevent chaos

Murray MP Helen Dalton is urging the NSW Government to expand the area within Victoria that NSW residents can travel for essential purposes.“I’m being bombarded with constituents whose daily lives are being destroyed,” Mrs Dalton...
20 July, 2020
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SFF kills NSW Government plan to cut real pay of nurses & teachers

SFF Murray MP Helen Dalton says her party will block the NSW Government’s push to freeze the pay of nurses, teachers, police and all frontline workers; following a video conference with NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet...
28 May, 2020
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Water needed to protect Australia's food security during pandemic

The NSW Government must ensure irrigated food producers get a water allocation this season, to protect the nation’s food security, says SFF Murray MP Helen Dalton. “The lack of rice on supermarket shelves this week...
12 April, 2020
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Demise of regional newspapers is a Covid-19 public health danger

  (Note: Above map highlights areas where regional papers have stopped publishing due to Covid-19. Map created by Saffron Howden. Link to map here)  SFF Murray MP Helen Dalton has called on both state and...
28 March, 2020
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New law to end water secrecy introduced to NSW Parliament

On Thursday 27 February, I introduced the first ever bill in Australian history that would force politicians to declare their water ownership; and allow members of the public to search online the water holdings of...
10 March, 2020
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Hay safe house will save women two hour drive to Griffith

SFF Murray MP Helen Dalton has urged the NSW Government to consider a wonderful community proposal to convert a dormant government building in Hay into a safe house for women and children fleeing violence.Hay volunteer...
23 February, 2020
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Drought could persist for several years if lobbyists continue to change water rules

Rain will not end drought conditions across southern NSW if the NSW Government allows special interests to secretly siphon off water before it reaches the river, says SFF Member for Murray Helen Dalton “Government ministers...
18 February, 2020
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Parliament to debate water royal commission as petition hits 10,000

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition urging the NSW Parliament to request a federal royal commission; and a national water register revealing who owns water across the nation.   SFF Murray MP Helen...
25 January, 2020
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