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LEGAL SERVICE IN JEOPARDY - March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017

A funding cut may force the Hunter Community Legal Centre to end its Nelson Bay outreach service, a prospect that has Paterson MP Meryl Swanson and the Yacaaba Centre "very concerned".

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PATHWAY FOR WHALE WATCHING - March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017

Friday morning saw the opening of the new Whale watching path at Noamunga Headland, Boat Harbour.

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TWO YEARS LATER AND STILL NOTHING DONE TO FIX TESTERS - March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017

Once again last week I found myself in an all too familiar posi tion - on the roadside at Tester's Hollow calling for funding to raise Cessnock Road above flood levels.

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SWANSON CALLS ON TURNBULL TO VISIT WILLIAMTOWN - March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017

Paterson MP Meryl Swanson has reissued her call to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to meet with Williamtown residents affected by the PFAS contamination saga.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR - GONSKI CUTS ARE SCARY - February 10, 2017

February 10, 2017

Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham dismissed my concern about the $43 million cuts to school "Gonski" funding in the Paterson electorate as a "scare campaign". Yes, Minister, it is scary.

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HUNTER VALLEY STUDENTS NEED MORE BRIDGES, FEWER BARRIERS - February 6, 2017

February 06, 2017

It was always going to be the students most affected by the federal government’s decision to either honour the final two years of the Gonski funding initiative, or take the money off the table.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST