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CONGRATULATIONS TO REVEREND FRANK DUFFY OF CORLETTE/ MAITLAND HALL OF FAME- June 14, 2017

November 18, 2018

Today I want to pay tribute to Reverend Frank Duffy of Corlette from my electorate of Paterson who was awarded the Order of Australia medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours list this week. I would also like to pay tribute today to a group of Maitland people who were, yesterday, inducted into the Maitland City Hall of Fame.

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THE NEED FOR CERTAINTY IN ENERGY POLICY - June 14, 2017

November 18, 2018

I rise to speak on the need for certainty in energy policy in Australia, and nowhere is this more important than in my electorate of Paterson.

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UNFAIR BUDGET IS HURTING PATERSON PEOPLE - June 1, 2017

November 18, 2018

This unfair budget is hurting ordinary Australians, and nowhere more so than in my electorate of Paterson.

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MORE HELP FOR OUR VETERANS - June 1, 2017

November 18, 2018

We need a cultural shift in the way that we think about our ex-serving personnel.

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MEN'S SHEDS - May 31, 2017

November 18, 2018

Men's Sheds are terrific. Today I want to congratulate Salamander Men's Shed, the 2322 Men's Shed at Beresfield and the Raymond Terrace Men's Shed for receiving funding under the National Shed Development Program.

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ENERGY PAYMENT AND PENSIONER CONCESSION CARD - May 30, 2017

November 18, 2018

Labor will support this bill to provide a one-off energy payment to pensioners and to reinstate the pensioner concession card. But we are not fooled, and Australian pensioners are not fooled either. They know that this government does not really understand what our pensioners need. This government uses the word 'fair', but it does not have the will, and I believe it does not really have the wherewithal, to legislate effectively for fairness.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST