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Adam Schultz: 5 minutes with Lake Macquarie Deputy Mayor

When Lake Macquarie Mayor Kay Fraser announced last month that she was stepping away from her role, not standing for re-election in September, attention soon turned to talk about who might fill...

Barilaro, Constance farewell NSW politics

Former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro and former transport minister Andrew Constance have both left state politics after over a decade.

Albanese ready for possible December 2021 election

Labor is prepared for the possibility of a December federal election even as the coalition indicates it plans to go full term.

Constance to quit amid race to NSW premier job

Andrew Constance is poised to resign from NSW parliament and embark on a preselection push for the federal seat of Gilmore.

Labor to lock in federal candidates in NSW

Labor will aim to finalise pre-selections for key NSW federal seats after controversy over parachuting Kristina Keneally into a safe southwest Sydney electorate.

‘One-in-a-generation opportunity’: Fitzgibbon calls on federal government to reform aged care

Federal MP for the Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon believes the Royal Commission report into aged care is a “one-in-a-generation” opportunity to reform the sector. The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety passed...

PM’s unawareness of Parliament House assault “unfathomable”: Claydon

Newcastle Federal MP Sharon Claydon is helping shape new measures to prevent sexual assault in the Labor Party. The allegations of rape made by Brittany Higgins - the former media aide to the...

Federal Parliament launches group to tackle social media concerns

Newcastle Federal MP Sharon Claydon has launched a new group in Parliament aimed at tackling the influence of ‘Big Tech'. With former US President Donald Trump being banned from Twitter and Facebook temporarily...
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