DAMNING NDIS REPORT PROMPTS CALL FOR NEWCASTLE HEARING

The release of a scathing report into the NDIS has prompted Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon to write a letter [attached] to request that a hearing of the Parliamentary NDIS committee be held in Newcastle.

 

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$200,000 FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS

Federal Member for Newcastle, Sharon Claydon has announced $200,000 worth of funding for local schools through the new Local Schools Community Fund program. The list of successful schools are below.

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LABOR LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO SAVE NEWCASTLE CENTRELINK OFFICES

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has joined Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services, Linda Burney, in launching a community campaign and petition against the planned closure of Centrelink offices in Newcastle.

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VACANCIES REMAIN IN MORRISON GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO REDRESS

HON LINDA BURNEY MP
SHADOW MINISTER FOR FAMILIES AND SOCIAL SERVICES
MEMBER FOR BARTON
 
SHARON CLAYDON MP
DEPUTY CHAIR OF THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE INTO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REDRESS SCHEME
FEDERAL MEMBER FOR NEWCASTLE

Three months after the Parliament agreed to re-establish a committee to oversee the implementation of the National Redress Scheme, the Morrison Government has failed to appoint four of its six members.

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NEWCASTLE CLIMATE CHANGE SOLIDARITY SIT DOWN

I recognise the commitment and determination of those taking part in the climate change ‘Solidarity Sit Down’ in Newcastle today to highlight the Morrison government’s unconscionable lack of action on climate change.

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GOVERNMENT MUST DO MORE ON AGED CARE

As the public forum of the Aged Care Royal Commission wraps up in Newcastle, Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon has called for more action from the Morrison Government.

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GOVERNMENT STAFF CAP HURTING NEWCASTLE CSIRO

The important work of CSIRO’s flagship Energy Centre in Newcastle is being compromised by an arbitrary staffing cap.

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90 SECOND STATEMENT: NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT ON HORSE TRACKING REGISTER

This week we've all been appalled by evidence of the systemic slaughter of racehorses. In response to these revelations, industry bodies have backed a register that tracks every racehorse throughout its life.

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TOO MANY NOVOCASTRIAN HOUSEHOLDS GOING DARK

In some parts of Newcastle, as many as six per cent of households have their electricity disconnected in recent times, according to an updated report from St Vincent de Paul.

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PARLIAMENTARY STATEMENT: NEWCASTLE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCE CENTRE FUNDING

It’s with a heavy heart that I rise for a third time to draw attention to the desperate plight of Newcastle's Jenny's Place Domestic Violence Resource Centre which provides information, advice, referrals and direct support to vulnerable women and children fleeing violence.

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