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Great to join the Deputy Premier Paul Toole MP at the Port of Newcastle today. I strongly believe that the port's diversification is vital to the future of our Port's diversification plan full steam ahead - 30th January 2023
Great to join the Deputy Premier Paul Toole MP at the Port of Newcastle today. I strongly believe that the port's diversification is vital to the future of our
GOOD LUCK to all the young people heading back to school today and tomorrow, especially those starting kindy and those beginning their final HSC year. The Class of 2023 begins today - 30th January 2023
GOOD LUCK to all the young people heading back to school today and tomorrow, especially those starting kindy and those beginning their final HSC year.
It really was a beautiful Australia Day morning at Rathmines where 93 people from 30 different countries were joined by their families and friends as they became Australian citizens. I enjoyed being able to speak with many recipients afterwards Happy Australia Day! - 26th January 2023
It really was a beautiful Australia Day morning at Rathmines where 93 people from 30 different countries were joined by their families and friends as they became Australian citizens. I enjoyed being able to speak with many recipients afterwards
I thought this might be handy for local families with children going back to school next week. The Department of Ed has produced a printable calendar which has all the school terms, pupil-free days, public holidays etc on it. 2023 school holiday calendar - 25th January 2023
I thought this might be handy for local families with children going back to school next week. The Department of Ed has produced a printable calendar which has all the school terms, pupil-free days, public holidays etc on it.
Applications for this year's Regional Seniors Travel Card open today (Monday Jan 23). Seniors living in my electorate and the wider Lake Macquarie LGA are eligible Apply now for 2023 Regional Seniors Travel Card - 23rd January 2023
Applications for this year's Regional Seniors Travel Card open today (Monday Jan 23). Seniors living in my electorate and the wider Lake Macquarie LGA are eligible
If you’re planning holidays this year, here’s the official list of public holidays for 2023, confirmed with the new ‘King’s Birthday’ holiday in June which replaces the List of 2023 public holidays in NSW - 21st January 2023
If you’re planning holidays this year, here’s the official list of public holidays for 2023, confirmed with the new ‘King’s Birthday’ holiday in June which replaces the
In just 92 days last year, poker machines in Lake Macquarie and Newcastle pubs and clubs made almost $100m profit. Statewide, over the same period, pokie Pokies reform is long overdue - 18th January 2023
In just 92 days last year, poker machines in Lake Macquarie and Newcastle pubs and clubs made almost $100m profit. Statewide, over the same period, pokie
Don't forget that parents and carers of school students can now get $150 (3 x $50) worth of back-to-school vouchers per eligible child. Vouchers can be used $150 Back to School vouchers available now - 12th January 2023
Don't forget that parents and carers of school students can now get $150 (3 x $50) worth of back-to-school vouchers per eligible child. Vouchers can be used
We got the thumbs up from the Productivity Commission yesterday on my Port of Newcastle bill which I steered through the Parliament late last year. Productivity Commission gives Port bill the thumbs up - 11th January 2023
We got the thumbs up from the Productivity Commission yesterday on my Port of Newcastle bill which I steered through the Parliament late last year.
A bit of good news for local youth support services today. I can confirm that two valuable local organisations will share more than $700,000 in State funding.
$700,000 in State funds for local youth services - 20th December 2022
A bit of good news for local youth support services today. I can confirm that two valuable local organisations will share more than $700,000 in State funding.


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