NEW DATA REVEALS 800 PEOPLE ARE HOMELESS IN NEWCASTLE

New data from Homelessness Australia has revealed 800 people are homeless in Newcastle and there is a shortfall of 3,100 social housing dwellings.

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ENERGY JOB CUTS TO HIT NEWCASTLE CSIRO

Close to forty energy jobs are set to go at the CSIRO – with up to nine coming from Newcastle’s energy research flagship, the CSIRO Energy Centre.

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CLAYDON PREPARES TO SLEEP IN CAR IN CANBERRA

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon will spend the night sleeping in her car in Canberra after a fortnight in Federal Parliament. Canberrans are expecting a minimum overnight temperature of 3 degrees.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INQUIRY LAUNCHED

The parliamentary committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs has adopted a new inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia.

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NEWCASTLE ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING WELCOME

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has welcomed a Federal investment of $1.14 million for road projects in Newcastle.  

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2020 NEWCASTLE VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS

Nominations have now opened for the 2020 Newcastle Volunteer Service Awards and Novocastrians are encouraged to nominate a special volunteer for recognition.

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NEWCASTLE GPs NEED SUPPORT, NOT CUTS, DURING COVID-19

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has used the last day of the Parliamentary sitting to give a speech calling on the Morrison Government to rethink cuts to bulk billing incentives as doctors increasingly struggle with the pressures of COVID-19.

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SPEECH: NATIONAL HOUSING STIMULUS PLAN

If there’s one thing that COVID-19 has taught us, it’s the critical importance of housing. While housing has been key to this health crisis – it’s also key to nation’s economic recovery.

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FUND SECURED BY JILL EMBERSON DELIVERS $2.7M TO NEWCASTLE RESEARCH

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has welcomed the announcement of almost $2.7 million in funding to the Hunter Medical Research Institute and the University of Newcastle for ovarian cancer treatment research.

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LOCAL NDIS STAFF CUTS TO HIT HARD

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has slammed the Morrison Government for awarding a contract that will see tens of NDIS jobs slashed from the region.  

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