Media Release - Community Information Forum held in Beresfield

8 April 2014

Sharon Claydon today hosted a senior’s community information forum for residents of Beresfield and surrounds.

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Media Release - Abbott Attacks Newcastle with Cruel Cuts

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.

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Media Release - New Medical Sciences West Building Opens

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. 

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Media Release - Applications for the Anzac Centenary Local Grants

14 March 2014

Applications for the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program are still open and all interested organisations are encouraged to apply.

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Media Release - Newcastle needs a real high-speed broadband network

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.

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Media Release - Newcastle to be hit by GP Tax

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.

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Media Release - Calls for Federal Government to Honour Merewether Baths Funding

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. 

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Speech - Call for continuation of support to Close the Gap

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. 

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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. 

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Media Release - Labor celebrates Special Olympics

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.

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