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Tag: Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon

Singleton Showground receives double funding boost

The Northern Agricultural Association (NAA) has big plans for Singleton Showground after receiving two federal grants. The money will go towards providing support for lost cash flow from cancelled events due to COVID-19...

Mining digs Australia out of COVID deficit

The mining industry’s vital role providing jobs and economic stability during COVID was featured in an incredible Australian-first live TV broadcast from an underground mine. Sky News host Chris Smith aired his weekly...

Labor ‘in the race’ for Upper Hunter seat: Fitzgibbon

Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon believes Labor is “in the race” heading to the 22 May Upper Hunter by-election. The Nationals have held the state seat for many decades but face a huge challenge...

‘One-in-a-generation opportunity’: Fitzgibbon calls on federal government to reform aged care

Federal MP for the Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon believes the Royal Commission report into aged care is a “one-in-a-generation” opportunity to reform the sector. The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety passed...

Fitzgibbon labels Nats’ plan a ‘political hoax’

The Nationals’ nine-point manufacturing plan, which the party claims will create up to 800,000 jobs within 15 years, has been labelled a “political hoax” by Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon. Ironically, the 20-page proposal,...

Fitzgibbon claims government’s child care system crippling Hunter families

Federal MP Joel Fitzgibbon claims recent data reveals Hunter families have been hit with a hefty increase on their child care fees under the Morrison government. According to the Department of Education, over...

It was silly and should never happen: Fitzgibbon

Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon has been praised for taking another stand against his own party – this time in regards to its social media antics. The Cessnock-based member, who resigned from the federal...

Fitzgibbon gazes into 2021 crystal ball

They say a week is a long time in politics. Then, how about a COVID-19 impacted year? For Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon, 2020 might actually be a watershed moment for the popular local member. He...
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