Media Releases

HUNTER YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT: WHERE ARE TURNBULL’S SOLUTIONS? - July 17, 2017

November 18, 2018

Shadow Minister for Employment Services, Workforce Participation and the Future of Work Ed Husic was in the Hunter today with Paterson MP Meryl Swanson to visit Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions and StarLab.

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DIGITAL FOCUS KEY TO DRIVING REGIONAL ECONOMIES - July 17, 2017

November 18, 2018

Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic was in the Hunter today with Paterson MP Meryl Swanson to visit local digital businesses that are proving to be great regional innovation ambassadors.

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KURRI KURRI SOFTBALLER WINS GRANT - December 20, 2016

November 18, 2018

Federal Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson has announced the latest recipient to receive a Local Sporting Champions grant. Local sporting star Emily Gordon from Kurri Kurri was successful in her applications for a $500 grant.

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GRANTS FOR YOUNG SPORTS STARS - December 20, 2016

November 18, 2018

Two young Corlette sports stars are among the latest winners of Federal Government Local Sporting Champion grants. Hockey player Joshua Bruton and touch player Amy Dufour were presented with their $500 grants by Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson last week.

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CHILDREN HELP SPREAD THE CHRISTMAS CHEER - December 20, 2016

November 18, 2018

Students of local schools helped Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson spread the Christmas cheer this year by designing her Christmas cards. More than 100 local students took up Ms Swanson’s invitation to draw or paint a Christmas card design, and a winner was chosen from six finalists by representatives of Raymond Terrace Art Society.

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MALCOLM TURNBULL MUST COME TO WILLIAMTOWN - December 8, 2016

November 18, 2018

Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson has called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to front Williamtown residents next week to explain what his Government is doing about contamination from the RAAF base. Defence is holding community sessions on Wednesday, December 14, at Murrook Cultural Centre to provide updates on the outcome of the Ecological Risk Assessment and future works at the base.

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