LAST DAY TO REQUEST NEW MARRIAGE EQUALITY FORM

If your marriage equality form has been lost, stolen, damaged or never arrived, tomorrow (Friday) is the last day to request a replacement from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon urged Novocastrians who care about an equal and inclusive society to make sure their voices are heard.

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MEDIA RELEASE - D-DAY LOOMS FOR UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE

The Senate is set to consider the Turnbull Government’s plan to cut $2.8 billion from universities today which could see the University of Newcastle lose more than $100 million over the next decade.

 

Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon said the Government’s higher education legislation is listed for debate this afternoon, with the outcome depending on the votes of crossbench Senators.

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PORT VICTORY FOR NEWCASTLE WORKERS

In a victory for Newcastle workers, local engineering company Varley Group has secured the contract to unload cargos of wind turbines from ships arriving at the Newcastle Port.

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ATTORNEY-GENERAL ATTEMPTS TO SILENCE JUDGES

Attorney-General George Brandis has given unprecedented advice that, if followed, would shut down the longstanding practice of judges appearing before Parliamentary inquiries.

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ENABLING PROGRAM CHANGES TO COST UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE $79 MILLION

New figures reveal the University of Newcastle will lose an additional $79 million if the Turnbull Government’s planned changes to university enabling programs proceed.  

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REGAL CINEMA SAVIOURS SCOOP 2017 VOLUNTEER AWARDS

An army of dedicated volunteers who helped save Birmingham Gardens’ Regal Cinema from almost certain demise have scooped the field at the 2017Newcastle Volunteer Service Awards.

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PM MUST ACT ON NEWCASTLE JUDICIAL VACANCY

In a speech to Parliament this morning, Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon urged the Prime Minister to step in and direct the Attorney-General to fill the vacancy that has left Newcastle’s Federal Circuit Court down a judge for six months.

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UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE COULD LOSE $100 MILLION IN GOVERNMENT CUTS

Revelations about the depth of cuts to the University of Newcastle if the Turnbull Government’s higher education legislation passes the Parliament have angered Federal Member for Newcastle Sharon Claydon.

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SAFETY AND AUSTRALIAN JOBS UNDER THREAT AT NEWCASTLE PORT

Today I stand united with workers and the unions that represent them in their fight against worker exploitation at Newcastle Port.

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE

I was horrified by the findings of the Human Rights Commission’s National Report on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities.

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