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Tag: Newcastle state MP Tim Crakanthorp

Crakanthorp, Catley upset with Port of Newcastle court ruling

Hunter’s Labor politicians are calling on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to appeal the Federal Court’s decision to deny the Port of Newcastle from developing a shipping container terminal.

Hunter Park project funding receives ‘thumbs up’

The Hunter Sports and Entertainment Precinct at Broadmeadow is one step closer to fruition, four years after the project was first unveiled. The NSW Government announced on Tuesday 22 June it would allocate...

Crakanthorp ‘proud’ to join Minns’ new-look team

Newcastle state MP Tim Crakanthorp admits he was “proud and humbled” to be asked to join Labor leader Chris Minns’ new-look “team”. The party recently underwent a major overhaul after suffering a disappointing...

Cooks Hill residents fear homelessness as developers hone in

He’s taken many knocks in his 52 years, some Rodney Bowen admits, he probably deserved. But when he received a notice to vacate under the door of his Cook’s Hill residence last month,...

Newcastle drivers take a hit due to speed camera fines

Newcastle state MP Tim Crakanthorp has slammed the NSW Government, claiming its decision to improve bad driver behaviour by removing warning signs from mobile speed cameras had “failed badly”. According to figures obtained...

Petition launched against unsightly Ausgrid tree pruning

A community petition has been launched through the NSW Parliament against the harsh tree pruning undertaken by Ausgrid around Newcastle power lines. Severe cutbacks of street trees are often undertaken by the energy...

MP continues push to restore Hamilton South playgrounds

A new funding opportunity to enable the restoration of playgrounds in the Hamilton South social housing estate has opened up. While it’s arrived too late to resurrect the Neill Terrace facility, which was...

Winter woolly callout for Newcastle homelessness services

Do you have a spare rug or jacket in your cupboard? With winter approaching and Newcastle in the grips of a housing crisis, donations of winter woollies are being sought for the city’s...
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