The Premier and Minister for Education are having difficulty deciding if they should put their left hand in or their right foot out when it comes to the hokey pokey of school decision making.
In their latest drip feed on Education and COVID-19 they placed the task of how a staggered return to school would play out in the hands of school principals and their leadership teams, which is a hat tip to their much-maligned policy of Local Schools, Local Decisions.
Leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party The Hon. Robert Borsak MLC acknowledged the Australian Government on their recent announcement of taking advantage of record low oil prices to purchase additional fuel reserves, but regions are key to providing safe and secure infrastructure to store our critical fuel assets.
Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party leader Robert Borsak has slammed the NSW Government decision to remove the requirement for local councils to advertise in local newspapers, at a time when newspapers are dying due to lack of advertising revenue.
Leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party, Robert Borsak, has said the viability of member clubs across New South Wales should be a priority for the Government and they should be allowed to open as soon as possible before many are forced to close permanently.
As a former teacher of over 15 years I have had too many phone calls, messages and emails from former colleagues, parents and even past students over the last few weeks. The common theme in all this correspondence is what in the hell is the Prime Minister, NSW Premier and Minister for Education bumbling along with when it comes schools and covid-19.
Just when we thought that the opportune resignation of the Arts Minister Don Harwin, may have resulted in some sanity being brought into the Powerhouse project, it only gets worse. Now the Premier of New South Wales Gladys Berejiklian is taking over as Arts Minister.
Given the disaster that has hit our community with the Covid-19 virus, the cost to the economy and the Arts community in NSW, one would think that perhaps sanity would prevail, and the government dump this vanity project?
But no, it seems not.
Leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party The Hon. Robert Borsak MLC called out the Deputy Premier on his failure to deliver vital water to irrigators and farmers to enable them to grow the produce necessary for our COVID-19 stricken communities.
Deputy Leader of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party and Member for Orange for Orange Philip Donato MP today, Friday 17th April 2020, called on the Government to waive annual registration fees for our nurses and other essential registered healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.