LABOR COMMITS TO DRIVING STEM PARTICIPATION IN NEWCASTLE AND SURROUNDS

A Shorten Labor Government will invest $580,000 in two University of Newcastle projects to boost the number of young people in Newcastle and surrounds participating in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).  

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LABOR TO FUND WALLSEND BRIDGE REBUILD

A Shorten Labor Government will fund the rebuilding of Boscawen Street Bridge at Wallsend to protect against future flooding.

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LABOR WILL SUPPORT PEOPLE IN FINANCIAL HARDSHIP IN NEWCASTLE

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $40 million over four years to emergency relief organisations across the country, including over half a million dollars for organisations in Newcastle.

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LABOR TO FUND NEWCASTLE MUSIC HUB

Budding young musicians and rockstars in the making will get a new Music Hub in Newcastle to jam and record if Labor is elected.  

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LABOR TO DELIVER $2.3 MILLION FOR THROSBY CREEK

Shadow Minister for the Environment Tony Burke and Labor Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon are pleased to announce a Shorten Labor Government will commit $2.3 million to rejuvenate Throsby Creek and prevent damaging plastics and rubbish from ending up in the ocean. 

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GOVERNMENT BETRAYS NEWCASTLE ATO WORKERS

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon joined with workers and their representatives today to call out the Morrison Government for ‘savage cuts’ at the Newcastle ATO.

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PARLIAMENT DELIVERS DAMNING REPORT ON NATIONAL REDRESS SCHEME

The Parliamentary Select Committee looking into the implementation of the National Redress Scheme has released a damning unanimous report saying the scheme ‘is at serious risk of not delivering on its objective of providing justice to survivors’.

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NEWCASTLE YOUTH FORUM: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Young Novocastrians under 25 have been invited to nominate to take part in the 2019 Newcastle Youth Forum which will be co-convened next week by Shadow Minister for Young Australians and Youth Affairs, Terri Butler MP.

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NEWCASTLE YOUTH SURVEY – HAVE YOUR SAY AND WIN!

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has called on young Novocastrians to have their say on the issues that matter in the 2019 Newcastle Youth Survey.

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STATEMENT - CLIMATE ACTION WELCOMED

I welcome the engagement of young Novocastrians in today’s student strike for real action on climate change. I look forward to meeting student representatives and hearing their concerns directly. 

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