ENABLING PROGRAM CHANGES TO COST UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE $79 MILLION

New figures reveal the University of Newcastle will lose an additional $79 million if the Turnbull Government’s planned changes to university enabling programs proceed.  

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REGAL CINEMA SAVIOURS SCOOP 2017 VOLUNTEER AWARDS

An army of dedicated volunteers who helped save Birmingham Gardens’ Regal Cinema from almost certain demise have scooped the field at the 2017Newcastle Volunteer Service Awards.

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PM MUST ACT ON NEWCASTLE JUDICIAL VACANCY

In a speech to Parliament this morning, Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon urged the Prime Minister to step in and direct the Attorney-General to fill the vacancy that has left Newcastle’s Federal Circuit Court down a judge for six months.

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UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE COULD LOSE $100 MILLION IN GOVERNMENT CUTS

Revelations about the depth of cuts to the University of Newcastle if the Turnbull Government’s higher education legislation passes the Parliament have angered Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon.

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SAFETY AND AUSTRALIAN JOBS UNDER THREAT AT NEWCASTLE PORT

Today I stand united with workers and the unions that represent them in their fight against worker exploitation at Newcastle Port.

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE

I was horrified by the findings of the Human Rights Commission’s National Report on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities.

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FAMILY LAW INQUIRY MUST HEAR FROM CHIEF LAW OFFICERS

I am deeply disappointed with the majority decision of the Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee to scrap yesterday afternoon’s hearing with Chief Justice Bryant and Chief Judge Pascoe at the eleventh hour.

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PLEA TO SAVE UoN ENABLING PROGRAMS

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon is requesting direct Ministerial intervention into the Turnbull Government’s plans to charge students $3,200 for students to access critical university preparation courses which have previously been delivered at no cost.

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NEWCASTLE SCHOOL CUTS CAMPAIGN LAUCHED

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has used Public Education Day to launch a local campaign against the Turnbull Government’s planned cuts to school funding which will see Newcastle’s public schools lose an average of $350,000 in the next two years.

 

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HUNTER TAFE CUT DEVASTATING FOR REFUGEE STUDENTS

Refugees and newly-arrived migrants will pay the price for the Turnbull Government’s decision not to continue a longstanding English-language-teaching program through Hunter TAFE.

  

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