Media Releases

Williamtown MPs Welcome PFAS Report

December 04, 2018

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JOINT RELEASE - THREE YEARS WAITING FOR LEADERSHIP ON PFAS - SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

November 18, 2018

During the past three years, three Prime Ministers, three Defence Ministers, three Assistant Ministers of Defence, two Premiers, two Parliamentary Inquiries, four different EPA-issued red-zone maps, two botched health studies and a failed compensation package presented to the federal Cabinet have failed to progress the PFAS contamination issue affecting people in Williamtown, Salt Ash and Fullerton Cove.

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PRIME MINISTER X SHOULD MEET WITH WILLIAMTOWN RESIDENTS THIS WEEKEND - AUGUST 23, 2018

November 18, 2018

“When the VIP [plane] lands at Williamtown on Saturday, do not detour past the people of Williamtown,” Ms Swanson demanded. “Have the gumption to face them and explain why you have done nothing to help them.”

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VOLUNTEER GRANTS - AUGUST 20, 2018

November 18, 2018

Organisations and community groups that rely on volunteers to support disadvantaged Australians and encourage the inclusion of vulnerable people are invited to apply for a 2018 Volunteer Grant.

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LABOR ANALYSIS REVEALS LOSS FOR PATERSON LOCAL COUNCILS - AUGUST 20, 2018

November 18, 2018

Shadow Minister for Local Government, Stephen Jones MP said that having cut nearly a billion dollars in funding to local councils, it is astounding that the Coalition is now congratulating itself for funding to councils through the Financial Assistance Grants scheme.

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KIWI CONNECTION LIFTS AIRPORT TO NEW HEIGHTS - JULY 18, 2018

November 18, 2018

The dream of Newcastle Airport becoming an international tourism hub is one step closer following today’s announcement that Virgin Australia will soon fly direct from Williamtown to New Zealand.

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