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Local showgrounds receive stimulus funding

Four Upper Hunter showgrounds will receive more than $679,000 in funding thanks to the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus program. Venues at Stroud, Merriwa, Muswellbrook and Gloucester are expected to undergo upgrades to improve...

Hunter MPs slam covert speed camera ‘cash cows’

Hunter MPs are united in criticising the NSW Government’s covert speed camera “cash cows”, stating the move to remove the warning signs had failed to stop bad driver behaviour. In fact, income from...

‘Next to nothing’ given back to locals: Harrison

Charlestown MP Jodie Harrison has the NSW Government in her sights after a glaring anomaly highlighted the imbalance between Sydney and regional areas. Figures recently revealed tens of millions of dollars in stamp...

GALLERY: Don’t tear it down: Crakanthorp, residents

A NSW Government plan to tear down a Hamilton South playground has earned the ire of Newcastle state MP Tim Crakanthorp and neighbouring residents. And, the local member is rallying with concerned locals...

Calls to end online abuse of women

Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery will today (Thursday 18 February) debate a Notice of Motion calling on the NSW Government to reform legislative frameworks to deal with online harassment and violence against...

Warners Bay High student backs MP’s over-crowding campaign

A Warners Bay High student has thrown her support behind Charlestown state MP Jodie Harrison’s campaign to eradicate over-crowding in her electorate’s schools. The local Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Learning was recently...

Another bank abandons people in electorate: Hornery

The closure of another Newcastle Permanent branch in her electorate has upset Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery. The financial institute’s CEO Bernadette Inglis announced this week it was shutting a further three outlets...

HBC, HIA praise reappointment of Hunter Parliamentary Secretary

A number of organisations have praised the appointment of Taylor Martin as the Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter and Cost of Living. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian named the Liberal Upper House MP on...