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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MP URGES NOVOCASTRIANS TO DOWNLOAD COVIDSAFE APP

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has encouraged Novocastrians to download the Federal Government’s COVIDSafe app to help stem the spread of the virus and meet the criteria for restrictions to be eased.

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