March 26, 2018

Earlier this week, I joined people with disabilities, their families and advocates in Queanbeyan, at a rally to keep disability advocacy services funded.

Sadly, the Berejiklian/Barilaro government is proceeding with its planned cuts, in the misguided belief that the NDI...

March 25, 2018

A Labor government led by Luke Foley will take back $300 million from the Berejiklian Government’s multi-billion dollar Sydney stadium splurge - to air condition hundreds of NSW public schools for the first time, many of those in the Hunter.

Announcing the policy on S...

March 25, 2018

Newcastle Herald (25/3/2018).

"A NSW Labor government would use $300 million from the Berejiklian government’s Sydney stadium splurge to provide air-conditioning  to hundreds of public schools, the Opposition announced."

March 22, 2018

Port Stephens MP Kate Washington and Paterson MP Meryl Swanson have today presented the proceeds of the recent International Women’s Day breakfast to the Port Stephens Family and Neighbourhood Services.

The well attended breakfast co-hosted by the two MPs saw the retur...

March 22, 2018

An election backflip by the Berejiklian Government has been exposed in documents obtained under freedom of information.

In March 2015, days before the State Election, Premier Mike Baird promised $67 million for the “full duplication” of Nelson Bay Road from Stockton to...

March 22, 2018

Nick Bielby, Newcastle Herald (23/3/2018).

"The NSW government stands accused of backflipping on a $70 million last-minute election promise to duplicate the infamous Nelson Bay Road after the release of a "sensitive" document that revealed only a small fraction of the p...

March 16, 2018

Port Stephens residents will come together on Monday and Tuesday evening to voice their concerns about local school bus services.

Following a shocking start to the school year, Port Stephens MP Kate Washington will host meetings in Medowie and Tanilba Bay to hear direc...

March 8, 2018

Today, I bring a simple message from my community to the Premier and her Government: Buy back the Mambo Wetlands before it is too late. I thank everyone who is in the gallery today for travelling here from Port Stephens.

I know that you have made a big effort and I know...

March 8, 2018

Staff and clients of the Hunter’s disability advocacy services will be raising their voices this week, against the looming funding cuts planned by the Berejiklian Government.

The Berejiklian Government is using the roll out of the NDIS as a cover to end their long sta...

March 7, 2018

On Thursday afternoon this Chamber will pause to debate a petition signed by almost 15,000 residents which calls on the New South Wales Government to buy back the Mambo Wetlands. Six hectares of the Mambo Wetlands was sold by this Government to a property developer in...

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