LABOR BACKS CALLS TO FREE THE FLAG

On the back of a number of legal stoushes that have seen Aboriginal organisations charged or served with Cease and Desist notices for reproducing the Aboriginal flag, Labor has called on the Morrison Government to find a solution.  

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AUSTRALIA POST SERVICE CUTS KICK IN IN NEWCASTLE

From today, Newcastle is being hit by the largest reduction to postal services in history, with deliveries reducing from five days a week to once every two business days. 

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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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