April 27, 2018

Shadow Minister for the Hunter, Kate Washington MP, has welcomed AGL’s announcement to build a 252 MW gas-fired electricity generation plant at Tomago in the Hunter.

The new power plant will see up to $400 million invested in our region, creating roughly 200 constructi...

April 17, 2018

30 years ago, the Hon. Bob Martin became the very first Member for Port Stephens.

As the current Member for Port Stephens, I continue to share in his legacy and wisdom.

On Friday 1 June, I'm hosting a dinner to celebrate Bob Martin's contribution to the Parliament and Po...

April 16, 2018

Shadow Minister for the Hunter Kate Washington MP has joined with Newcastle Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes in questioning the NSW Government’s classification of Newcastle LGA when government grants are announced.

On Thursday, Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced that $100...

April 16, 2018

Matt Carr, Newcastle Herald (16/04/2018).

"Confusion over whether Newcastle and its suburbs are classified as metropolitan or regional is creating an uneven playing field for sports funding within the region, Shadow Minister for the Hunter Kate Washington claims."

April 12, 2018

It's Gold for Raymond Terrace! Raymond Terrace Bowling Club will be glowing as local bowls champion Natasha Scott returns from the Commonwealth Games wearing her gold medal. Her victory over the South African team was a triumph for the local legend, who has been playin...

April 12, 2018

Luke Foley, Newcastle Herald (12/4/2018).

"As we now know, when it privatised the ports of Botany, Kembla and Newcastle the government entered into secret deals designed to prevent Newcastle from ever competing with Botany."

April 12, 2018

Kate Washington MP, Newcastle Herald (12/4/2018).

"And so the fight continues, to make the Premier and her Minister for Disability Services understand that there will always be a need for independent advice and advocacy for people with disabilities in NSW."

April 11, 2018

The people of Port Stephens have been let down by this Government and its misplaced priorities. In recent weeks the Premier has launched her 20‑year infrastructure plan, but I must ask the Premier, "What is the point of planning the next 20 years if you cannot even del...

April 11, 2018

When dreams become reality, it is a special day indeed. Recently I had the enormous honour of sharing in such a special day with my community when I officially opened the new clubhouse of Hawks Nest Bridge Club. This purpose-built facility is a beautiful community spac...

April 11, 2018

It is fantastic to recognise the Seniors Festival, or as it was previously known, Seniors Week, as a matter of public importance. I thank the member for North Shore for bringing the matter before the House. This year, 2018, marks 60 years since Seniors Week began as a...

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