Media Releases

DO YOU KNOW A BUSINESS OR CHARITY THAT DESERVES RECOGNITION? - February 2, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson is urging local businesses and charities to enter the 2017 Telstra Business Awards.

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SHOUT OUT TO YOUNG INDIGENOUS LEADERS - February 3, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson has invited young Indigenous leaders to consider putting themselves forward for the third National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP), which will take place in Canberra from May 23-29.

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PRIME MINISTER AGAIN INVITED TO WILLIAMTOWN - February 8, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson renewed her invitation for the Prime Minister to come to Williamtown after meeting with his taskforce on PFAS contamination today.

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SWANSON ROPEABLE OVER TOMAGO POWER OUTAGE - February 10, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson said she was “ropeable” that Tomago Aluminium had been forced to shut down this afternoon to reduce the state’s energy demand, and would raise the issue in Parliament next week.

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DISGUST AT PRIME MINISTER'S DISREGARD OF TOMAGO - February 14, 2017

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson said she was disgusted with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s cavalier attitude towards the forced shutdown of Tomago Aluminium Smelter last week and the suggestion that she wanted to close down coal-fired power stations in the Hunter Valley.

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PRIME MINISTER'S ENERGY IGNORANCE - February 16, 2017

November 18, 2018

Despite owning a property in the Hunter, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull demonstrated today he doesn’t understand the challenges the Hunter region is facing.

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