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Order, Order, Lake Mac MP Greg Piper new Lower House speaker

Popular Lake Macquarie Independent MP Greg Piper takes on new role of Speaker in the 58th Legislative Assembly.

Labor pledges $29 million to upgrade roads in Maitland, Port Stephens

Motorists throughout Maitland and Port Stephens could soon find themselves driving on better thoroughfares in their respective electorates.

Bullying accusations levelled against ALP

Former MP Emma Husar has made her own bullying accusations against senior Labor women after reports the late Kimberley Kitching was ostracised within the party.

Albanese defends Labor’s candidate picks

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has declared he is picking candidates for a long-term Labor government as he defended pre-selection decisions.

The time’s right: Fitzgibbon

After much toing and froing in recent months, Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon feels now’s the time to start a new phase in his life.

Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon announces his retirement from politics

Veteran federal Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon has confirmed he's made "a difficult decision" to leave his NSW Hunter seat at the next election.

MPs praise Jodi McKay’s efforts

Port Stephens state MP Kate Washington and her Maitland counterpart Jenny Aitchison have praised the efforts of Labor leader Jodi McKay, who announced her resignation today. The head of the NSW Opposition faced...

OPINION: Why Labor must not abandon the miners

Making too many assumptions about what the Upper Hunter by-election might mean for the future of the Labor Party is not without its dangers. But, not as dangerous as drawing no lessons at...
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