In state information, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has joined Labor chief Chris Minns within the radio studio this morning with 2GB Breakfast host Ben Fordham for a debate forward of the March 25 election.
Both leaders have been requested to arrange three questions for one another forward of the talk. Minns’ first query to Perrottet was about strain on NSW hospitals.
Minns mentioned widespread resignations are occurring in main hospitals throughout the state off the again of the pandemic.
“They’re telling me, consistently, that your government is not backing them and supporting them,” Minns mentioned.
Perrottet backed the Liberal get together’s funding in NSW hospitals, however mentioned wage will increase for well being staff need to be cheap.
“If you look at our emergency departments, they are the best in the country,” the NSW premier mentioned.
“As a former treasurer of the state for five years, you can’t be all things to all people.”
Perrottet’s first query to Minns was in regards to the WestConnex infrastructure challenge, asking the Labor chief – if he was premier – how he would have paid for it.
The NSW premier scoffed at Minns’ response when the Labor chief mentioned he would have used funds from the dividends of state-owned companies.
“There’s a reason why the previous Labor government, there were no schools being built, no hospitals, and they closed 90 schools across NSW,” Perrottet mentioned
“There were no metros and no motorways, not because of a lack of intent, but because they couldn’t have, they didn’t have the means to pay for it. And what you’ve just heard from Chris is he doesn’t have a plan.
“Chris, you can’t build major infrastructure on state-owned corporation dividends.”