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Grafton has lost jobs in the abbatoir, in Telstra and now the NSW government want to cut jail jobs
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Grafton is top priority for jail inquiry - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

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Grafton is top priority for jail inquiryClarence Valley Daily ExaminerIn the past four weeks, the outpouring of community grief following the downsizing of the Grafton Jail has translated onto the pages of at least 30 public submissions sent to...
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Clarence MP wants jail swap - ABC Local

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Clarence MP wants jail swapABC LocalThe state member for Clarence says he's still hopeful of convincing his own government to reverse its decision to downsize the Grafton jail.
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Valley-based strategy to drive economic growth - Coffs Coast Advocate

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Valley-based strategy to drive economic growthCoffs Coast Advocate"Since the slashing of more than 90 state public servant jobs at Grafton Gaol, I have been lobbying Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Cabinet ministers to get a place-based economic...
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Fine arts cuts and broken promises - Northern Rivers Echo

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Sky News AustraliaFine arts cuts and broken promisesNorthern Rivers EchoThree million dollars has been cut from Fine Arts at TAFE in North Coast Institute including at the Lismore TAFE campus.
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Clarence Greens: Labor sides with Coalition: votes down Greens ...

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"Labor's vote against this motion is inconsistent with statements Labor MPs have made at protests against Coalition state government cuts to TAFE. ... Loading... Authorised by Mark Purcell, PO Box 1324, Grafton, 2460, for the NSW Greens.
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North Coast Voices: This Stoner-Gulaptis pea and thimble trick would be laughable if it didn't affect NSW North Coast families

North Coast Voices: This Stoner-Gulaptis pea and thimble trick would be laughable if it didn't affect NSW North Coast families | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
@jrobertsonmp Seems Deputy Premier Stoner & Clarence MP think Clarence Valley voters & local media can't count http://t.co/yRhXQ4TT #jobs...
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TAFE students slugged with fee hike - My Daily News

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TAFE students slugged with fee hikeMy Daily NewsHowever, the announcement was not as disastrous for TAFE colleges as many people thought, according to North Coast Institute of TAFE (NCIT) director Elizabeth McGregor.
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Govt cuts hit Valley hard again - Grafton Daily Examiner

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But Mr Gulaptis said he will try to get some exemption for Grafton TAFE from the projected job cuts because of the current position in the region following the Grafton Jail restructure. "With some of my colleagues we're working ...
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Clarence Greens: O'Farrell's war on public schools and TAFE cuts ...

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"This round of job losses comes after the previous Labor government cut TAFE to the bone. After sixteen years in office, per student funding was down 48 percent and fees and charges grew 15 percent ahead of inflation.
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Grafton part of NSW prisons inquiry - ABC Local

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Grafton part of NSW prisons inquiryABC LocalClarence MP Chris Gulaptis said if the terms of reference allow it, the inquiry may recommend reopening the Grafton facility.
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North Coast Voices: Gulaptis not flavour of the month with these ...

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That petition was ignored and the limit was reduced, with decided benefit to the local wildlife, a gradual return of the previously believed extinct koala population, and with no fuss or protest ever since, until Mr Gulaptis comes ...
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Paramedics fear for their lives - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

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Paramedics fear for their livesClarence Valley Daily ExaminerMember for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said he had recently been briefed by a senior ambulance officer and it was his understanding that the proposed roster reforms were intended to improve...
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Clarence Greens: O'Farrell signs on to TAFE privatisation agenda

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The O'Farrell government is intending to break up the TAFE system, increase the reliance of the public provider on commercial 'fee-for-service' courses and reduce non-contact hours for teachers, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.
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O'Farrell Govt 'sensitive' to Grafton: MP - Coffs Coast Advocate

O'Farrell Govt 'sensitive' to Grafton: MP - Coffs Coast Advocate | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
O'Farrell Govt 'sensitive' to Grafton: MPCoffs Coast AdvocateAS PUBLIC servants watch over their shoulders in the Clarence Valley, local member Chris Gulaptis said the O'Farrell Government was "very sensitive" to Grafton in the wake of the jail...
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Seven new jobs for the Clarence Valley | Clarence Valley Daily ...

Seven new jobs for the Clarence Valley | Clarence Valley Daily ... | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
"This new Clarence project will see the establishment in Grafton of a factory for the manufacture of Aboriginal-designed and made ceramic tourism and art products, with the creation of seven new jobs" "I congratulate the ...
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Govts decision 'sets precedent' | Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

Govts decision 'sets precedent' | Clarence Valley Daily Examiner | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
Mr Cansdell resigned in a cloud of controversy last September after walking into Grafton police station with a speeding fine with a falsified statutory declaration on the back signed by one of his staff members.
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TAFE cuts a serious concern | TAFE Education

TAFE cuts a serious concern | TAFE Education | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
LISMORE City Council approved a motion to express objections to the proposed cuts to jobs and courses in TAFE and school education in NSW.
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Jail cuts bite back - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

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MEMBER for Clarence Chris Gulaptis says the lack of planning and consultation that characterised the decision to downsize the jail has come back to bite it.
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Unemployment decreasing - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

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State MP for Clarence Chris Gulaptis was very keen to respond to some good news. "Fourteen workers leaving the Clarence and 279 new jobs created are outstanding numbers," said Mr Gulaptis. "This is a very good news ...
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North Coast Voices: No NSW National Parks jobs to go from Clarence Valley until next year's state budget?

North Coast Voices: No NSW National Parks jobs to go from Clarence Valley until next year's state budget? | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
RT @no_filter_Yamba: Clarence Valley doing it for themselves since local state MP is waste of space http://t.co/9V7dwZA4 #gulaptis #job ...
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National MP for Clarence spinning faster than a new top

National MP for Clarence spinning faster than a new top | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
The O'Farrell-Stoner Government announced a $1.7 billion cut in education spending on 11 September 2012 and Nationals MP for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, told local media on 12-13 September that a) he wasn't aware of ...
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Jail downsize under scrutiny | Northern Rivers News | Local News in ...

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A NSW Upper House inquiry will scrutinise the downsizing of the Grafton Jail as part of a broader inquiry investigating prison closures and restructures.
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75 new Grafton jobs announced | Northern Rivers News | Breaking ...

75 new Grafton jobs announced | Northern Rivers News | Breaking ... | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
DEPUTY Premier Andrew Stoner announced 75 new public sector jobs for Grafton today - some of them entirely new positions and others to be relocated from Sydney.
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Did Gulaptis tell anyone in his electorate about the NSW Parliamentary

Did Gulaptis tell anyone in his electorate about the NSW Parliamentary | Save Grafton | Scoop.it
The NSW Nationals MP for Clarence Chris Gulaptis, whose electorate is experiencing ongoing job losses and economic stress, is on this committee and attends its meetings and was present at its one and only public hearing ...
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Jobs to go as NPWS restructures - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

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Jobs to go as NPWS restructuresClarence Valley Daily ExaminerMember for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said while he had not been made aware of any changes, other than what he had heard from the community over the past few days, he would be making further...
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