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Tag: Shortland MP Pat Conroy

PM’s hung Keith Pitt out to dry on PEP 11: Labor

Labor leader Anthony Albanese and Newcastle federal politician Pat Conroy believe Prime Minister Scott Morrison has hung Keith Pitt “out to dry” on the controversial PEP 11 extension. After staunch opposition from Hunter...

Newcastle MPs present united front against PEP11

The Hunter’s Federal MPs are voicing their opposition to drilling off Newcastle’s iconic coastline. Newcastle MP Sharon Claydon, Shortland MP Pat Conroy and Paterson MP Meryl Swanson released a joint statement on Friday...

Labor MPs label new hiring scheme ‘JobTaker’

Shortland MP Pat Conroy has joined the chorus of voices criticising the Australian Government’s much-hyped hiring credit scheme JobMaker. In fact, he along with Labor Party Deputy Leader Richard Marles, Shadow Treasurer Jim...

Conroy adds ‘government accountability’ to his role

Shortland MP Pat Conroy is determined to hold Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his colleagues to account after being selected for a new role within the Labor party. The Hunter-based federal member, who’s...

JobSeeker cuts ‘not just’, says Brotherhood

A social justice organisation has issued a chilling warning to Hunter residents as federal government payments, established to assist struggling families during COVID-19, wind down. At the end of March, Australians could be...

A fair economic recovery for all needed: Conroy

Like his federal counterparts in the region, and most Australians, Shortland MP Pat Conroy concedes 2020 “was a year like no other”. And, even though the local member hopes the situation will improve...

JobKeeper cut will hurt struggling Hunter residents

More government cuts, this time to JobKeeper, are likely to affect thousands of Hunter residents who are already struggling in the current recession, according to Shortland MP Pat Conroy. Just a few days...

Benefit cuts not a good start to new year: Conroy

Shortland MP Pat Conroy has warned the upcoming cut to the Coronavirus Supplement will impact his electorate’s most vulnerable residents. The Australian Government is scheduled to slash the $250 per fortnight payment to...
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