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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MULTICULTURAL CAFÉ OPENS ITS DOORS

Hunter Multicultural Communities’ new café officially opened its doors to the public today.

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GOVERNMENT MUST ACT ON SUPERANNUATION THEFT

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has called on the Morrison Government to match Labor’s tough superannuation policy after it was revealed that Newcastle-Hunter workers are losing out on almost $150 million in superannuation payments each year.

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DISABILITY ROYAL COMMISSION VOTE WELCOMED

I want to acknowledge today’s historic Parliamentary vote to support a Royal Commission into violence, abuse and neglect of people with a disability.

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CALL FOR WALLSEND BRIDGE REBUILD IN FEDERAL BUDGET

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has called on the Morrison Government to fund a rebuild of the Boscawen Street Bridge at Wallsend to protect against future flooding.

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NEWCASTLE SEAFARERS RALLY IN CANBERRA

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has joined in solidarity with the recently sacked workers from Newcastle and surrounds at rally in Canberra to save Australia’s shipping industry. The seafarers are among 80 who lost their jobs when Bluescope and BHP dumped the last two Australian-crewed coastal bulk iron ore carriers last month.

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ANOTHER BLOW FOR AUSTRALIAN SEAFARERS

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has lamented the sacking of nearly 80 Australian seafarers, including some from the Newcastle-Hunter region, with the decision of BHP and Bluescope to remove two ships from service.

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