Media Releases

AUSTRALIA’S BLUEPRINT FOR REGIONAL SUCCESS  - JULY 2, 2018

November 18, 2018

Paterson MP Meryl Swanson has warned that the Australian Government must take a strategic approach as it works to increase the growth and prosperity of rural and regional Australia.

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LATEST UNEMPLOYMENT DATA DISAPPOINTING - JUNE 19, 2018

November 18, 2018

Unemployment in the Paterson electorate has risen an average of 0.5 percentage points in the last quarter alone, according to the latest Small Area Labour Market results.

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LATEST NDIS REPORT SHOWS STAFFING CAP MUST BE LIFTED - MAY 29, 2018

November 18, 2018

Meryl Swanson MP, Member for Paterson, today attended an NDIS Briefing Session at Parliament House, hosted by the Assistant Minister for Disability Services, where the concerns of participants and providers in Paterson were shared with attendees.

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60 000 in PATERSON TO BENEFIT FROM LABOR’S BIGGER, BETTER TAX CUT - MAY 23, 2018

November 18, 2018

60 000 people in Paterson will be up to $928 better off thanks to Labor’s bigger, better and fairer income tax cut, new data reveals.

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‘NEW’ PFAS FUNDING WON’T HELP THOSE WHO NEED IT MOST - MAY 5, 2018

November 18, 2018

The Government’s announcement of a ‘new’ $73.1million package of measures to support local communities affected by PFAS contamination is political spin of the worst kind, according to Paterson MP Meryl Swanson.

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NBN NEWS GOOD FOR SOME, NOT FOR OTHERS - MAY 1, 2018

November 18, 2018

Tanilba Bay, Mallabula and Lemon Tree Passage will receive FTTP (Fibre To The Premises) connections from the NBN but most Medowie and Kurri Kurri connections will still be FTTN.

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