New Page means new commitment for Saffin
THE newly reconfigured boundary of Page is an opportunity for Labor candidate Janelle Saffin to confirm her commitment to deliver.
"It just makes good sense for Maclean and Nimbin to be included in Page," she said.
"The result is that the entire local government areas of both Clarence Valley and Lismore are now included."
"The community of interest for health and transport infrastructure will be well-served by continuing the coastal sweep from Evans Head to Woolgoolga.
"For Nimbin, I look forward to building on the work of Richmond MP Justine Elliot, to deliver the services they need in education, health and jobs.
Ms Saffin said this included her track record to secure Federal funding for the Pacific Highway for the early works between Woolgoolga to Ballina.
"I am pleased to see this work progressing well and continuing to provide the jobs that this much needed public safety project was premised on," she said.
"However, we need to be watchful of where the employment goes. It won't be good enough if a large proportion of wages drive or fly out of our region every Friday to be spent elsewhere."