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Fire and Emergency Services Levy Bill 2017

Mr DAVID SHOEBRID GE ( 11:43 ): On behalf of The Greens, I indicate that we oppose the Government’s Fire and Emergency Services Levy Bill 2017. We oppose it because the Government’s legislation offers a billion-dollar gift to the insurance companies, which will be paid for primarily by ordinary mums and dads and residential owners […]

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A big new unfair tax: Baird’s Christmas present for NSW

The Baird Government’s proposed new state-wide emergency services tax will slug homeowners an extra $200 million a year to unfairly subsidise NSW businesses. The government’s own 2012 discussion paper made it clear that these changes will cost homeowners an extra $200 million a year while delivering businesses over $250 million in tax cuts. Baird’s big […]

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O’Farrell to shift emergency costs from insurers to public

Proposed changes by the O’Farrell government to the way Emergency Services are funded will see inequitable cost-shifting from insurance companies to home owners, says Greens NSW MP David Shoebridge. At a press conference this morning, FBEU Secretary Jim Casey presented David with a duffel bag full of submissions to the Emergency Services Minister, as well […]

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