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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CENTRELINK CUTS HURTING NOVOCASTRIANS

Novocastrians are bearing the brunt of ongoing cuts at Centrelink, with many being forced to wait for up to six months for applications for pensions or income support to be processed.

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CLIMATE STRIKE ACTION WELCOMED

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has supported national action on climate change by students, which includes a protest outside her Newcastle office today.

 

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$20 MILLION BOOST FOR NEWCASTLE SCHOOLS

New figures reveal that Newcastle schools will get a $19.4 million funding injection from 2020 if Labor wins the upcoming Federal election.

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LABOR REINTRODUCES HIGH SPEED RAIL LEGISLATION

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has seconded Shadow Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese’s push to again get high speed rail off the ground.

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NEWCASTLE-HUNTER BANK VICTIMS ENCOURAGED TO TELL THEIR STORIES

Victims of immoral or illegal conduct by financial services institutions are invited to tell their stories at a banking roundtable in Newcastle on Friday.

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LABOR TO RESTORE INVESTMENT IN NEWCASTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Newcastle’s public schools will benefit from a massive $14 billion investment in school funding promised by Federal Labor today.

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