Our Heroes Deserve a Medal, Not A Pay Cut

The NSW Liberal-National Party Government are cutting the pay of over 2500 local public sector workers including nurses, health workers, police officers and schools teachers.

Across the Tweed, there are 619 teachers, 1,110 health workers and 139 police officers who will have their pay cut.

Geoff Provest must explain why he voted in Parliament to give a pay cut to over 2,500 workers in our local community.

There are hard-copies of the petition at my office. You can also download and print the petition by clicking the image below:

Please return the completed originals to Justine’s office in person or post to:

  • PO Box 6996 Tweed Heads South NSW 2486

For these Petitions to be submitted the NSW Parliament requires the following:

  • the person signing must be a Resident/Citizen of NSW • NO FAXES of signed petition • NO PHOTOCOPIES of signed petition • ONLY ORIGINALS will be accepted • Every signature must be original hand-writing, and signatures must not be pasted on, photocopied or transferred in any other way.

The Petition reads:

To the Honourable Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly:

This petition of citizens of New South Wales brings to the attention of the House the NSW Government’s plans to cut the pay of more than 400,000 public sector workers across NSW.

We, the undersigned petitioners, ask the Legislative Assembly to urgently pass legislation blocking this proposed pay cut and to commit to protecting the pay and conditions of all workers across NSW.

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