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Tag: Secretary Leigh Shears

Hunter Workers fights offshore wind farm disinformation

A swell of misleading propaganda is forcing Hunter Workers to “set the record straight” when it comes to the Hunter Offshore Wind farm.

Eye-opening report turns spotlight onto Hunter public sector

Hunter Workers is calling on future state governments to renew investment and funding into the region’s public services.

Hunter Workers throws support behind Indigenous Voice

The controversial Indigenous Voice to Parliament has received local backing with Hunter Workers throwing its support behind the proposal.

Shears re-elected Hunter Workers secretary

Leigh Shears’ reign as secretary of one of the region’s largest civic organisations will continue for another four years.

Hunter touted as possible ‘home’ for offshore wind farms

The Hunter is being touted as a possible “home” for an offshore wind energy project, according to the Minister for Climate Change.

Healthy workers equal a healthy economy: Shears

The Australian Government’s decision to extend the pandemic leave disaster payment (PLDP) has been praised by Hunter Workers.

GALLERY: Thousands of angry teachers hit the streets in Newcastle

More than 3,000 catholic and public school teachers joined forces to rally at Newcastle's Civic Park on Thursday morning.

Hunter workers continue fight for fair wages

Newcastle is set to endure some major disruptions this week with several strikes planned in the fight for fair wages. Employees throughout the region will join tens of thousands of workers across NSW...
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