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July 31, 2018

Freedom of Information documents obtained by NSW Labor reveal nearly 40 per cent of schools across the Hunter are at capacity, due to the failure of the Liberal-National Government to deliver new schools to cope with increased demand.

The NSW Government has failed to de...

July 25, 2018

Acting Shadow Minister for Disability Services Kate Washington and Labor candidate for Heathcote Maryanne Stuart have highlighted the case of Kym Flowers - as the latest example of vulnerable people falling through the cracks of the NDIS - against the backdrop of a pri...

July 19, 2018

Applications have opened for funding to support the 2019 NSW Seniors Festival, formerly NSW Seniors Week.


The annual event will run from Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 24 February 2019 and include a host of state-wide and local activities.


Local groups can apply for g...

July 13, 2018

Port Stephens MP Kate Washington has welcomed the NSW Government’s new position regarding PFAS contamination in Williamtown.


Three years after the community of Williamtown, Salt Ash and Fullerton Cove were informed of the PFAS contamination in their water supply, the N...

July 12, 2018

Kate Washington MP has called on Port Stephens residents to nominate an older person in their life who goes above and beyond.


Nominations are open for the 2018 Port Stephens Grandparent of the Year and the winning recipient will be announced as part of Grandparents Day...

July 4, 2018

Due to the on-going refusal by the Berejiklian Government to ban PFAS, NSW Labor has committed to banning the toxic chemicals if it wins the State Election in 2019.


The commitment will see NSW join South Australia and Queensland along with 171 other countries who have...

July 4, 2018

The opening of stage one of the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary was celebrated today by local wildlife volunteers alongside local MPs Kate Washington and Meryl Swanson.


Stage one was funded by a $124,000 grant from Kate Washington MP and a $13,283 grant from Meryl Swanso...

July 3, 2018

This week, the Berejiklian Government has shamefully finalised the full privatisation of disability services in New South Wales, with Ray Williams now the ‘Minister for No Disability Services’.


Premier Berejiklian and her Minister for No Disability Services have chosen...

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