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Ageing celebrated on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Joel Fitzgibbon Federal Member for Hunter officially opened World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Muswellbrook today.

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Will another Joyce boondoggle be airbrushed from history?

A little more than two weeks before it’s due to open, the so-called “Barnaby Bank” looks destined for the pork barrel scrap heap.

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Turnbull still failing on live exports

The Turnbull Government has failed to even list their Bill to increase penalties for breaches of animal welfare standards in the live export sector in next week’s House of Representatives program.

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Labor focuses on forestry jobs

Today Labor met with representatives from the forestry industry to hear about what is needed to ensure the long term sustainability of the sector.  

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Transcript - Doorstop - Burnie - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

SUBJECTS: Forestry industry in North West Tasmania;  Forestry roundtable, Braddon by-election, Turnbull Government’s cuts to education, QANTAS pilot school bid.

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Transcript - Television Interview - Sky News - Tuesday, 12 June 2018

SUBJECTS:  Drought policy, Regional Investment Corporation, Live Sheep Exports.

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Five years of energy policy inaction threatens Hunter region's jobs

AGL’s announcement that it will be forced to curtail Tomago Aluminium’s electricity supply because of generator outages is very bad news for the Hunter region’s economy and threatens local jobs.

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Is Joyce being expunged from history?

It’s been “hats off” at each of Malcolm Turnbull’s press conferences this week. It seems we’ve been witnessing some rebranding with the Prime Minister seeking to distance himself from his former hat wearing Deputy.

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Labor takes the wheel for Aussie car owners and mechanics

Federal Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon supports a drive for a better deal to put more money back into the pockets of car owners and give 23,000 independent repairers a boost.

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Outstanding volunteers celebrated at Hunter Volunteer Awards

Federal Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon formally recognised a group of 40 selfless volunteers for their outstanding contribution to the community at a special event hosted in Cessnock on Tuesday.

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