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A FAIRER FUTURE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

 SHARON GRIERSON MP
Federal Member for Newcastle

JILL HALL MP
Federal Member for Shortland

THE HON GREG COMBET AM MP
Federal Member for Charlton

THE HON JOEL FITZGIBBON MP
Federal Member for Hunter

A FAIRER FUTURE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

Hunter Labor MPs welcome the announcement of a strong and stable funding stream to deliver DisabilityCare Australia, the national disability insurance scheme.

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BREAKING POLITICS INTERVIEW - Levy not sustainable

The NDIS has bipartisan support, but MPs Joel Fitzgibbon and Josh Frydenberg discuss party disagreement on funding.

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NEW GRANTS TO BOOST SKILLS OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRODUCTIVE SENIORS

Local community training providers and not-for-profit community groups in the Hunter electorate can now apply for grants of between $5000 and $20,000 to deliver courses tailored to seniors.

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CHRISTMAS MILESTONE MET AT THE HUNTER EXPRESSWAY

The last of the pre-cast concrete segments that include the bridge decks for the three high bridges across the Sugarloaf Range on the Hunter Expressway project have been installed, as the project soars ahead.

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LABOR MUST REMEMBER TO REACH OUT TO ASPIRATIONAL VOTERS

Opinion piece

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SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT MUSWELLBROOK

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) will start traffic and safety improvements on the New England Highway at Muswellbrook this week.

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LOCAL COMPANY RECOGNISED AT 50TH AUSTRALIAN EXPORT AWARDS

Xstrata Coal was last night named winner of the Minerals and Energy Winner category in the 50th Australian Export Awards, hosted in Canberra by Trade and Competitiveness Minister Craig Emerson.

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LOCAL YOUTH BENEFITS FROM UPGRADED SKATEPARK

Federal Member for Hunter, Joel Fitzgibbon today officially opened the upgraded, Margaret Johns Skatepark, which was funded through the Federal Government’s Economic Stimulus Plan.

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LOCAL ORGANISATION TO HELP AUSTRALIA GET READY FOR NDIS

integratedliving Australia Ltd at Muswellbrook will receive $ 230,373 in funding from the Federal Government to help Australia’s disability care and support system get ready for the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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LOCAL RURAL FIRE SERVICE TAKES NATIONAL AWARD

Group 8 Brigades Lower Hunter Zone, Rural Fire Service has received a top honour in this year’s national Resilient Australia Awards for the Wollombi Community Firewise Program.

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