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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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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