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Fitzgibbon finds an unlikely ally

Labor's Joel Fitzgibbon has found an unlikely ally following his recent stand-off with the party – and its climate and energy policies. The Cessnock-based Hunter MP resigned from the federal frontbench earlier in...

Calls to extend JobKeeper

The Hunter's Federal MPs have thrown their support behind a Labor Party campaign calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to extend JobKeeper payments until the end of the year. Shortland MP Pat Conroy,...

Push for precinct’s development before World Cup

NSW Labor representatives have criticised the Berejiklian Government's approach to the development of the Hunter Sports and Entertainment Precinct amid the excitement of Australia's successful 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup bid. Newcastle State...

Hunter hit as Jetstar cuts jobs at Williamtown

Jetstar has been forced into cutting more than 100 engineering jobs and shutting down its deep maintenance operation at Williamtown. The announcement was made this morning and has devastated Hunter workers and...