31 March 2014
Labor MPs Sharon Claydon, Pat Conroy and Jill Hall today joined Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism, Michelle Rowland, to celebrate the work of local multicultural community groups, and launch the ‘I Support Communities’ campaign in the Hunter Newcastle Region.
28 March 2014
Sharon Claydon today attended the opening of the University of Newcastle’s new Medical Sciences West Building, delivered with more than $7 million of funding from the former Labor Government.
14 March 2014
Applications for the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program are still open and all interested organisations are encouraged to apply.
10 March 2014
The Abbott Liberal Government have abandoned all plans for high-speed broadband in Newcastle and residents have been left in total limbo, with no timetable for connection and no advice on what sort of service they will eventually get.
4 March 2014
Figures released today show the Federal Government’s proposed $750 million GP tax will hit millions of Australians hard, prompting Hunter Labor MPs to warn that families in the region will be among the hardest hit.
24 February 2014
Sharon Claydon today called on the Federal Government to honour the fully-budgeted funding grant to redevelop the Merewether Baths Pavilion and surrounding domain.
13 February 2014
Sharon Claydon has called on the Federal Government to continue funding vital programs and initiatives that are playing an important role in closing the gap.
20 January 2014
This January, 1.3 million Australian families will be receiving the SchoolKids Bonus, a payment of $410 for every primary school child and $820 for every secondary school child.
7 December 2013
Federal Labor congratulates all athletes, coaches, organisers and volunteers at the Special Olympics-2013 Asia Pacific Games that concludes in Newcastle today.
21 November 2013
Sharon Claydon has called on the Abbott government to pledge their support for the Medical Locals around the country and provide certainty for their future, highlighting the fantastic work of the Hunter Medicare Local and their role in delivering primary health care in the region.