Media Releases

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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NSW GOVERNMENT WAKES UP TO PFAS CONTAMINATION - JULY 13, 2018

November 18, 2018

“I welcome news of the NSW Government’s new position and can only hope that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will listen to people within his own party demanding action.

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KOALA SANCTUARY STAGE ONE COMPLETE - JULY 3, 2018

November 18, 2018

The opening of stage one of the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary was celebrated today by local wildlife volunteers alongside local MPs Kate Washington and Meryl Swanson.

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SWANSON SUPPORTS COALITION AGAINST PFAS - JULY 3, 2018

November 18, 2018

Paterson MP Meryl Swanson welcomes news that people in PFAS-contaminated areas around Australia have joined forces to pressure the Turnbull Government into action.

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TWO YEARS SPEAKING UP FOR PATERSON - JULY 2, 2018

November 18, 2018

Paterson MP Meryl Swanson tonight celebrates two years as the elected Federal Representative for Paterson.

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