PATERSON GROUPS URGED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING - January 23, 2017

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson is urging local governing bodies and not for profit organisations to apply to the Government’s Building Better Regions Fund for grants for projects that will deliver economic and social benefits to regional and rural areas.…

ROTARY EXCHANGE STUDENTS WILL FLY THE FLAG - January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson has presented Australian flags to three young Maitland women who will fly out on January 20 as part of the Rotary Youth Exchange Program. The young women are Mackenzie Young, 15, of Berry Park; Milly Matheson, 17, of Black Hill; and Jessica Aitchison, 14, of Thornton.…

CENSUS ROLLOUT A SHAMBLES - August 3, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Census roll-out has been an absolute shambles, according to Federal Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson. "My office has been inundated with people who are confused, upset and worried that they are going to be fined," Ms Swanson said.…

BLOOD TESTS AND BUYBACKS ON THE AGENDA - August 16, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Shadow Minister for Defence, Richard Marles, and Federal Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson today met with residents and business people affected by the Williamtown RAAF base contamination issue at Salt Ash. Mr Marles joined Ms Swanson in calling on the Turnbull Government to honour its election promises regarding blood testing of affected residents and potential buybacks of their land, and compensation for losses.…