SWANSON HOSTS MEETING OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN - November 10, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson hosted a meeting of five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women today as part of Oxfam’s Straight Talk National Summit. The women, who are leaders in their communities in Queensland and the Northern Territory, met in Ms Swanson’s parliamentary office to share their experiences and understand more about how they can engage in federal politics.…

WILLIAMTOWN RAAF BASE CONTAMINATION RAISED IN PARLIAMENT - November 10, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson called on the Government in Parliament today to deliver on its commitments to the people of Williamtown affected by RAAF base contamination. Ms Swanson advised she had submitted a notice of motion to the Government with a view to it being debated in the house before Parliament rises this year.…

CONGRATULATIONS TO PHILADELPHIA COLEMAN OF SALT ASH - November 22, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Federal Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson today met and congratulated Philadelphia Coleman, of Salt Ash, who was at Parliament House as one of 12 winners in the Country to Canberra Leadership Competition. The winners, young rural women who submitted passionate videos and stories about why gender equality is important to them, have been treated to a two-day all-expenses-paid trip to Canberra to meet MPs and other influential women, and train in leadership, public speaking and team building.…