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February 20, 2018


Tomaree Business Chamber President Leah Anderson has today been named the 2018 Port Stephens Local Woman of the Year.


Leah Anderson had been nominated for the title by Port Stephens MP Kate Washington, who presented Ms Anderson with the award at a Salamander Bay Rotar...

February 15, 2018

Revelations that a study commissioned by NSW Health into a possible cancer cluster in Williamtown used data from at least 10,000 people who live nowhere near Williamtown, have sparked a furious reaction from local residents.

A Newcastle Herald article this morning revea...

February 15, 2018

Earlier this week the Government provided a response to a question asked by Labor's shadow health Minister, Walt Secord, late last year in the Legislative Council. In November, Mr Secord requested that the Government conduct an urgent investigation into the possibility...

February 15, 2018

The wheels on the school bus may go round and round, but it is the parents of Port Stephens whose heads have been left spinning by the poor quality school bus service delivered by the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Andrew Constance. How difficult can it be...

February 14, 2018

The fantastic community of Tea Gardens Hawks Nest was recently on show once again.

The impressive community art group, Galleries in the Gardens, hosted the opening of its first dedicated art space, The Gallery, which sits off the beautiful riverfront. The gallery will h...

February 14, 2018

Today is Valentine's Day. It is an opportunity to express to those who matter most to us that they are valued and respected and to show them the kindness and compassion that they deserve. Most importantly, it is a day to show our loved ones that we support them. On thi...

February 13, 2018

Member for Port Stephens Kate Washington MP has called on the Turnbull and Berejiklian governments to have a heart this Valentine’s Day, and support the communities affected by PFAS contamination.

After almost two and half years of heartache living under the cloud of to...

February 13, 2018

That this House:

  1. Notes that Tomaree Hospital will receive privately operated onsite x-ray facilities in 2018.

  2. Notes that Tomaree Hospital does not have onsite ultrasound and other imaging services.

  3. Notes that Tomaree Hospital has dedicated palliative...

February 13, 2018

I ask the House to acknowledge the sad passing of mental health advocate and lifelong defender of industrial rights Don McDonald, AM, who passed away in January.

Don was a proud Member of the Order of Australia, having been recognised for his work as State Secretary of...

February 9, 2018

The Department of Planning has been labelled as ‘cruel’ and ‘indifferent to the suffering of Williamtown residents’ with news that the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) will consider an application for a sand mine next to residential properties.

Residents along this...

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