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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GOVERNMENT MUST ACT ON UNANIMOUS REDRESS REPORT

A unanimous Parliamentary report on the National Redress Scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse has recommended significant changes including advance payments for vulnerable survivors.

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FLYPELICAN LIFELINE WELCOMED

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has welcomed the news that FlyPelican planes would again take to the skies with the help of Federal Government support.

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NEWCASTLE PEN PAL PROJECT TO FORGE LINKS ACROSS THE GENERATIONS

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has put out a call for Newcastle kids to sign up for ‘Sharon’s Pen Pal Club’ and write letters to an older Novocastrian living in aged care.

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NEWCASTLE ELECTORATE OFFICE UPDATE

In line with advice from the Australian Government to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, my electorate office has ceased face-to-face interactions until restrictions are lifted.

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FLYPELICAN SUPPORT WELCOMED

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has cautiously welcomed the Federal Government’s support package for regional airlines.

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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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