I’m out across the state listening to the concerns of residents and communities, campaigning for Labor policies and holding the NSW Liberal Government to account.
With a number of NSW Labor Caucus colleagues who have also signed the pledge to protect ageing, disability and home care services in NSW.
White Ribbon Walk with Luke Foley and Andrew O’Keefe, Coogee Beach Playground.
Blue Mountains with Linda Burney MP, Trish Doyle MP and Anthony Albanese MP
Adam Searle, Prue Car and Walt Secord at Labor’s National Conference
Labor stall at Lawson Magpie Markets, with Mayor Mark Greenhill, Trish Doyle and Labor branch members.
Blue Mountains campaigning with Trish Doyle and Anthony Albanese.
Campaigning for penalty rates, workers’ rights, local jobs, Medicare, and higher education in the lower Blue Mountains.
Adam Searle with Labor Leader Luke Foley and Shadow Minister for the Environment Penny Sharpe at a community meeting in Breeza to hear from local property owners, farmers, community stakeholders and representatives of the local Indigenous community about the damaging effect the open cut mine will have on the Liverpool Plains.
In the Southern Highlands with Ursula Stephens, meeting with Wingecarribee Council and community organisations about infrastructure planning.
NSW Labor Women’s Forum event with Jodie Harrison and Mark Lennon
First Equal Pay dinner held by Unions NSW, with guest speakers journalist/broadcaster/activist Tracy Spicer, and early childhood educator and union activist Marian Rakosi.
Highlighting the schools maintenance cost blowout under the Liberals at Kiama High School with Penny Sharpe MLC and Gilmore Labor’s Fiona Phillips
Speaking to local radio in Goulburn
Sub Continent Friends of Labor Team in dinner with state and federal Labor MPs.
Doorknocking in the Wollongong electorate with Labor MP Paul Scully.
Adam Searle with Labor Leader Luke Foley and Shadow Minister for the Environment Penny Sharpe at the Liverpool Plains to demand the NSW Government cancel the Shenhua Watermark open cut mine.
Australia Day 2016, in Glenbrook speaking with the grassroots community volunteers working in the ACTU campaign in the federal electorate of Macquarie.
Supporting Blue Mountains MP, Trish Doyle
Supporting Londonderry MP, Prue Car.
Supporting Trish Doyle MP in the Blue Mountains.
Adam took NSW Labor’s campaign for a fair price for solar energy to the streets outside Parliament. The Berejiklian Government is seeking to punish solar households for saving consumers over $2 billion off their energy bills. Only Labor will ensure solar households get s fair price for making a significant contribution to our shared energy needs. (May 2018)
In Lismore to announce Labor will repeal the Baird Government’s undemocratic anti-protest laws -with NSW Labor leader Luke Foley, Justine Elliott MP and Labor’s Janelle Saffin.
Speaking with community members in Kiama with Labor’s Glenn Kolomeitz.
Marking the upgrade of the GWH to two lanes each way from Glenbrook to Katoomba
Highlighting the schools maintenance cost blowout under the Liberals at Heathcote High School with Heathcote Labor’s Maryanne Stuart.
At Northparkes copper and gold mine outside Parkes, with Mick Veitch MLC.
Adam speaking at a public rally in Orange calling for the Liberal-National Government to amend its cruel changes to the NSW workers compensation scheme.
The NSW Labor shadow cabinet visit to Goat Island – known traditionally as Me-mel – to celebrate the news that Labor’s policy to return the land to the Aboriginal people of NSW has been adopted.
Price rise: Adam Searle with Fairfield MP Guy Zangari, Cabramatta MP Nick Lalich and Prospect MP Hugh McDermott talking to Lighting Town Cabramatta owner Ya Wang. Source: Fairfield City Champion
Speaking to Bluescope Steel workers and stakeholders in the Illawarra, announcing NSW Labor’s Secure and Sustainable Steel Jobs package.
Sydney May Day rally with Courtney Houssos MLC and Jodi McKay MP
Supporting Port Macquarie MP, Kate Washington
At the NSW Labor State Conference 2018: Adam announced that a Labor Government elected in March 2019 would enact new laws to punish workplace deaths. Everyone has the right to return home safe from work, but we are still losing too many to deaths occurring in the workplace.
Supporting Bernard Fitzsimon in the 2016 Orange by-election, with Blue Mts MP, Trish Doyle.
As Shadow Energy Minister, Adam joined Milltech’s Fred Reis, employee Dean Taylor and local MP Kate Washington to discuss the company’s bill shock as energy prices soar. (Source: Newcastle Herald)
Adam with Upper House Labor colleagues, signing the Protest Book that will be delivered to the NSW Governor, opposing the NSW Liberal Government’s harsh new anti-protest laws (2016).
Speaking to media: the NSW Legislative Council passes a Bill calling for the NSW Government to use at least 90% Australian steel in all projects by and for State and Local Government agencies.
Protesting the Liberal-National Government’s cruel changes to the NSW workers compensation scheme.
Small business roundtable in Maitland with Jenny Aitchison MP
With Mark Greenhill at the local government elections with NSW General Secretary Kaila Murnain and Blue Mountains MP Trish Doyle
With Former Treasurer, Wayne Swan and Blue Mountains Councillor, Romola Hollywood, at the launch of NSW Labor’s #SchoolsandHospitalsbeforeStadiums campaign
Supporting Mt Druitt Labor MP, Edmond Atalla.
Highlighting the schools maintenance cost blowout under the Liberals at Katoomba High School with Trish Doyle MP and local families.
Campaigning in Ballina to stop the NSW Liberal Government’s power sell-off.
In Wollongong, announcing NSW Labor’s policies to protect workers from exploitation and wage theft. Adam Searle with Sara and Aiden – young local workers sharing their experiences.
At Springwood Town Centre, joining concerned members of the community in the federal electorates of Macquarie and Lindsay in signing a letter in support of protecting penalty rates.
Addressing the power sell-off rally in Oatley with Labor’s O’Bray Smith.
Adam Searle with Labor Leader Luke Foley and Shadow Minister for the Environment Penny Sharpe on the Liverpool Plains to talk with local property owners and farmers about the damaging effect the Watermark open cut mine will have on the Plains.
Adam Searle with Labor Leader Luke Foley and Shadow Minister for the Environment Penny Sharpe, meeting with local property owners and farmers on the Liverpool Plains near Breeza to call on the NSW Government to shut down Shenhua’s Watermark open cut mine.
With Prospect MP, Hugh McDermott
Blue Mountains Unions Council “NSW Not For Sale” rally in Springwood Town Square, outlining Labor’s plans to stop the cuts and rebuild TAFE, stop the full privatisation of disability services and keep the electricity network in community hands.
Supporting Labor MP, Emma Husar.
Announcing NSW Labor’s Secure and Sustainable Steel Jobs package with Ryan Park MP.
Adam and Campbelltown MP, Greg Warren calling for action to stop the skyrocketing power prices.
With Labor Leader, Luke Foley, to announce NSW Labor’s policy to legislate to protect gig economy workers.
Highlighting the schools maintenance cost blowout under the Liberals at Cranebrook High School with Prue Car MP and Emma Husar MP.
Supporting Bernard Fitzsimon at the 2016 Orange by-election.
Royal Botanic Gardens for the Lysicrates Prize 2016, showcasing the work of emerging Australian playwrights.
Speaking to the media at a public rally calling for the Liberal-National Government to amend its cruel changes to the NSW workers compensation scheme.
Manildra power plant at Bomaderry with Shadow Ministerial colleagues Peter Primrose and Ryan Park, and South Coast Labor’s Fiona Phillips.
NSW Labor supporting our NSW State Emergency Service workers and volunteers
Adam with Shadow Member for the Illawarra Ryan Park MP and Member for Wollongong Paul Scully MP at the University of Wollongong Innovation Campus’ Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) to discuss Labor’s plan to re-regulate electricity and make prices more affordable for Illawarra families and businesses.
In Wollondilly with Country Labor’s Jo-Ann Davidson, taking with local residents and business operators about the impact of high electricity bills as well as possible solutions.
Talking to gig economy workers like Kirby about NSW Labor’s policy to legislate to protect gig economy workers.
Guest speaker at the 2016 AGM of the Australian Asian Lawyers Association
With Shadow Minister for Primary Industries, Mick Veitch MLC and Ballina Labor’s Asren Pugh – meeting with Ballina Fishermen’s Co-operative and local fishers to discuss the negative impacts of Liberal-National parties’ Commercial Fishing reforms on the industry.
NSW Labor fringe event on small business with Tony Burke MP and Chris Bowen MP.
Adam with Country Labor’s David Ewings, talking with local residents about their skyrocketing electricity bills. The Liberals and Nationals have done everything to make household and small business power bills as expensive as possible. The only winners from privatisation and deregulation are the big power companies. Only Labor has a positive plan to make energy affordable and secure: https://adamsearle.org/hot-topics/rising-power-prices/
Adam announces Labor’s coal seam gas policy for the Central Coast, with Kathy Smith, Linda Burney and Geoff Sundstrom.
In Wollongong, announcing NSW Labor’s policies to protect workers from exploitation and wage theft. Adam with South Coast Labor Council’s Arthur Rorris and young local workers Ashleigh, Sara and Aiden.
In Wollongong, announcing NSW Labor’s policies to protect workers from exploitation and wage theft. Adam Searle with Luke Foley MP, Paul Scully MP and Anna Watson MP.
At Cranebrook High with Prue Car MP and Emma Husar MP to expose the $1.6 million maintenance bill backlog at this school under the Liberals.
ACTU campaign to protect penalty rates
Welcoming to NSW Parliament, the visiting delegation to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete – with Sophie Cotsis MLC, Courtney Houssos MLC and Steve Kamper MP.
NSW Labor StateConference 2016: Adam addressed the NSW ALP State Conference in the “Prosperity At Work” debate, reaffirming the NSW Parliamentary Party’s support for measures to address gender inequality in the workplace – whether in the public or private sectors – higher standards of safety for working people, and a fair and industrial independent umpire.
Visiting the Caltex sustainable soil regeneration facility at Kurnell with Mick Veitch MLC.
Signing the St James Ethics Centre/Sydney Morning Herald “Politician’s Pledge”, committing to upholding high standards of integrity and probity in public life if re-elected to the NSW Legislative Council on 28 March.
Meeting with Victorian Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, Fiona Richardson; with NSW Parliament colleagues Tania Mihailuk MP, Jodi Harrison MP and Hugh McDermott MP
Adam with NSW Labor leader Luke Foley and Ryde Labor’s Jerome Laxale visiting small business owner Quynh at her café in Marsfield to discuss the increasing electricity prices and cost of living pressures at home and at work.
In Granville with Julia Finn MP and local resident Philip Begleys discussing NSW Labor’s plan to re-regulate electricity prices.
Campaigning to stop the NSW Liberals’ power sell-off in Oatley Labor’s O’Bray Smith.
NSW Labor state MPs and MLCs at NSW Labor State Conference
Sydney May Day rally
In Coonamble (Barwon) listening to local farmers and residents about the proposed Santos Narrabri CSG project near the Pillaga Forest and the associated Western Slopes pipeline which will negatively impact local communities.