MORE than 110 businesses and residents affected by the Sydney light rail project have registered their interest in joining a class-action lawsuit against the state government. Last year Central Sydney revealed the state government had agreed to backdate rent relief to businesses who could prove they had been affected as a result of delayed construction […]
This morning I spoke with 2GB‘s Alan Jones about the ongoing Light Rail saga, rent and power price gouging at circular quay and the struggling mental health of small business owners. Transport for NSW have advocated for some time now that landlords need to get behind their business tenants and support them through this construction […]
I spoke recently with Matt O’Sullivan from the Sydney Morning Herald about the plight of businesses in Circular Quay, affected by the ongoing Sydney Light Rail project. These businesses operate from premises owned by Transport for NSW, and are in the midst of massive revenue falls as a result of the ongoing construction. In the […]
Yesterday I spoke with 2GB’s Ben Fordham about the continuing crisis facing business owners along the Sydney Light Rail route. I spoke of the challenges businesses are facing, and in particular how difficult it is for these people to receive any relief. To listen to the interview, click below.
Tim Howard from the Daily Examiner wrote recently about my involvement in helping ease the plight of 23 sub-contractors from the Far North Coast of NSW. In 2017, a construction firm working on a major NSW highway upgrade went into liquidation, resulting in a failure to pay upwards of $7.5million to 23 NSW sub-contractors. These […]
On April 6 I was interviewed by Alan Jones on 2GB about the light rail disaster that continues to plague businesses and taxpayers across Sydney. I am fighting for justice as small businesses feel the damning effects of light rail construction, leaving many without foot traffic for three years now. Meanwhile, the foreign company building the […]
On March 26 I was interviewed by Steve Price on 2GB about the launch of the Small Business Matters Party, why I am standing as well as my plans and vision for the future of the party. Listen to the interview, spread the word and let’s put small business first!
While the NSW Government is quick to talk up the end of Sydney Light Rail Construction I have made the following comments in an article in the Wentworth Courier “I’ve experienced half my lease in a construction zone with half my business gone, paying full rent for a prime position that no longer exists. The State government is underestimating […]
Lifeline for 700,000 Small Businesses in NSW Launch of New Political Party Small Business Matters Independent City of Sydney Councillor, Angela Vithoulkas hopes to give small business a voice by securing a seat in State Parliament at the next election after launching her own political party Small Business Matters. As a small business owner of Vivo Café on […]
I was recently interviewed on Ten Eyewitness News regarding the residents of Doncaster Ave in Kensington who are living a nightmare, like so many residents and small business owners along the entire light rail route. When will the NSW Government take responsibility and step up for these people? How much do we all have to […]