Media Releases

GOVERNMENT MUST COME CLEAN ON PFAS ADVICE - APRIL 29, 2018

November 18, 2018

Paterson MP Meryl Swanson is demanding that the Turnbull Government face up to the facts around PFAS exposure and publicly release its own Expert Panel’s advice.

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT SNUBS SENATE DEADLINE - FEBRUARY 5, 2018

November 18, 2018

Hundreds of families in the Williamtown area are tonight reeling from news that the Turnbull Government has again failed to deliver its long-awaited plan to address the financial impacts of the RAAF Base Williamtown PFAS contamination scandal.

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PFAS STORIES HEADED FOR ELITE YOUTH THINK TANK - JAN 29, 2018

November 18, 2018

The harrowing experiences of those affected by the Williamtown PFAS contamination disaster will be top of mind for Medowie’s Jarrod Sansom during next week’s national youth summit in Canberra.

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CENTRELINK COMPLAINTS SKYROCKET AS CALL WAITS CONTINUE - JAN 23, 2018

November 18, 2018

Paterson MP Meryl Swanson has slammed Centrelink’s annual report, which shows that call wait times continued to blow out during the past financial year.

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$500 GRANTS FOR YOUNG SPORTS MEN AND WOMEN - January 22, 2018

November 18, 2018

Paterson MP Meryl Swanson is inviting young sportsmen and women aged between 12 and 18 to apply for grants of up to $500 to help them continue to achieve at the highest level.

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LABOR AND GREENS UNITE FOR WILLIAMTOWN - December 6, 2017

November 18, 2018

Labor, The Greens and minor parties joined forces in the Senate today to send a clear message of support to those affected by PFAS contamination from RAAF Base Williamtown and call the Turnbull Government to account over its serial mismanagement and continued inaction.

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