Media Releases

SMALL BUSINESS URGED TO SPEAK UP ABOUT LATE PAYMENTS - January 9, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson is urging small businesses to have their say on the way they are paid by big businesses and governments.

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

November 18, 2018

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.

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

November 18, 2018

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.

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150 RUTHERFORD AND ABERGLASSLYN HOMES STILL WITHOUT NBN - January 25, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson has called on NBNCo to explain why 150 homes in Rutherford and Aberglasslyn are still not connected to the NBN six months after the rest of their suburb went live, and when they will be connected.

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ON MEDICARE’S BIRTHDAY TELL YOUR STORIES - February 1, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson is urging local people to share their Medicare stories on the 33rd birthday of the heart and soul of our universal healthcare system.

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WHAT WILL GONSKI CUTS MEAN IN PATERSON? - February 1, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson has written to all schools in her electorate this week asking principals and teachers what the effects of “Gonski” cuts will meant to them.

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