MORRISON GOVERNMENT MUST DUMP RECKLESS PLAN TO CLOSE LOCAL CENTRELINK OFFICES

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has called on the Morrison Government to abandon its plans to close Newcastle and Mayfield Centrelink offices on the back chaotic scenes at Centrelink offices across the country.  

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CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION FOR NEWCASTLE RESIDENTS

The impact of the global coronavirus pandemic is being felt at a local level and our community of Newcastle will only get through this health crisis by working together.

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CORONA RESPONSE MUST PROTECT CASUAL WORKERS

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has called for greater protection for casual workers in the Newcastle-Hunter region as part of the coronavirus stimulus package.

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NEWCASTLE APPRENTICE NUMBERS PLUMMET

New local data has revealed that apprentice and trainee numbers in Newcastle are appallingly low.

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STATEMENT FOR THE NEWCASTLE VIGIL FOR HANNAH CLARK

I'd like to thank you for coming together as a community this evening to remember Hannah Clarke and her children – Aaliyah, Laianah, and Trey. I’m sorry I can’t be with you in person as Parliament is sitting in Canberra.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT DUMPS AGED CARE PRIVATISATION PLAN

The Morrison Government has dumped the tender that would start the privatisation of aged care assessment in Australia after significant pressure from the states and in Parliament.

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SPEECH - CLIMATE PETITION RECOGNISED IN PARLIAMENT

I'd like to take this opportunity to place on record a change.org petition on climate change that was started by a constituent of mine, renewable energy expert Dr Richard Finlay-Jones.

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$1.2M HAMILTON OVAL UPGRADE PROJECT DUDDED IN MORRISON’S SPORTS RORTS

Newcastle has missed out on Federal funding for a new grandstand and sporting facility upgrades in Hamilton South despite an independent assessment giving it a higher score than other projects that did secure funding.

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REDRESS INQUIRY SCHEDULES NEWCASTLE HEARING

The Parliamentary inquiry into the implementation of the National Redress Scheme will be hearing from stakeholders and survivors of child sexual abuse in institutions in Newcastle on 31 March.

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NEWCASTLE ORGS URGED TO CONTRIBUTE TO SPORTS RORTS INQUIRY

Local community sporting organisations that missed out on grant funding under the program at the centre of the Sports Rorts scandal have been encouraged to make a submission to a new Parliamentary inquiry.

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