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War of words escalates between Hornery, Newcastle council

Sonia Hornery’s war of words with City of Newcastle escalated even further this week, this time over the duplication of Minmi Road.

NSW Parliament supports WWYW’s petition to prevent drink spiking

Newcastle-based advocacy organisation What Were You Wearing (WWYW) certainly made its mark in NSW Parliament this week.

Success! WWYW petition off to Parliament after securing 20,000 signatures

What Were You Wearing (WWYW) has successfully secured 20,000 signatures on its recent petition, which will now be debated in Parliament.

Hunter MPs confident of bringing ‘new level of respect’ to Parliament

Two Hunter politicians are confident of bringing a “new level of respect and conciliatory tone” to Parliament.

Ex-Labor leader McKay gives final speech

Former Labor leader Jodi McKay has given her last speech to the NSW parliament, saying she leaves politics with plenty of what-ifs but no regrets.

Ex-Newcastle MP McKay quits NSW Parliament

Former NSW Labor leader Jodi McKay has announced she will resign from parliament, triggering a fifth by-election in the state.

Hunter MPs support Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill

A Bill to legalise voluntary assisted dying in NSW has been formally introduced to NSW Parliament, with the support of Sonia Hornery.

Hornery puts youth mental health in the spotlight

Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery used a speech in Parliament this week to highlight the difficulty parents and families face in getting support for people under the age of 16 who are...
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