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OUR ECONOMY IS IN GOOD SHAPE

The Hunter Valley Research Foundation has released its latest Upper Hunter Economic update.

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BREAKING POLITICS - Fitzgibbon flags 'a new area of spin'

"Politics generally" needs to deliver straighter messages, says Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon,  while Joshua Frydenberg says there's no spinning the government's failed border policy.

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LOCAL RETAIL & HOSPITALITY WORKERS HARDEST HIT BY ABBOTT’S NEW SUPER TAX SLUG

New figures released by Joel Fitzgibbon show that around 24,000workers in Hunter will be slugged by Tony Abbott’s plan to reimpose a 15% superannuation tax on low income and part-time workers.
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SINGLETON VISITOR INFORMATION AND ENTERPRISE CENTRE RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Federal Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon, today congratulated Singleton Shire Council for their win in this year’s National Awards for Local Government.

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$40M NATIONAL CRIME PREVENTION FUND ANNOUNCED

Federal Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon today encouraged local councils and not-for-profit community groups to apply for grants available under a new $40 million National Crime Prevention fund announced today by the Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Justice Jason Clare.

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RURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2013

Rural Research and Development Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 and cognate bills.

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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013

House of Representatives

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BREAKING POLITICS - Caucus is Counting

Gillard under pressure as the Chief government whip Joel Fitzgibbon says caucus is counting the numbers. Also, Greens MP Adam Bandt says media reform still on the cards.

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CLEAN ENERGY GRANTS TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Federal Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon today welcomed the announcement that two organisations in the Hunter electorate will receive funding to improve energy efficiency.

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FITZGERALD BRIDGE KICKS OFF

The new Fitzgerald Bridge over the Hunter River at Aberdeen has commenced construction.

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