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Labor will establish a headspace in Cessnock

A Shorten Labor Government will create a new headspace centre in Cessnock to deliver early intervention mental health services for those aged 12 to 25 years.

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Lifesaving investment for Rathmines Catalina Association

Federal Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon has congratulated Rathmines Catalina Association on receiving a $4,886 grant to buy a portable defibrillator under the latest Volunteer Grants Program.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Lismore - Wednesday, 24 April 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s roads funding announcement in Lismore, Coal Seam Gas.

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Transcript - Doorstop - Ballina - Tuesday, 23 April 2019

SUBJECTS: Labor’s removal of the Carbon Farming Initiative Forestry Water Rule, Forestry industry in Australia.

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Labor committed to delivering a sustainable forestry industry

A Shorten Labor Government is committed to a sustainable forestry industry and supporting the 3,000 forestry workers in Page alone.  

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Up to 34,900 Hunter workers worse off over Easter and Anzac long weekends

As many as 34,900 workers in the Hunter are giving up time with family and friends in order to work over the Easter and Anzac Day period – but because the Liberals and Nationals supported cuts to their wages, workers could receive up to $370 less in their pay packets.   

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LNP mates and cattle producers: never the two should meet

Revelations that Scott Morrison is paying Shane Stone, his captain's pick for the head of the North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency, more than $500,000 per year will be a shock to many flood and drought affected farmers.

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Swimming Club grant puts athletes on training cutting edge

Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon visited Macquarie Shores Swimming Club on Thursday to see its swimmers using the new, high-tech training equipment purchased thanks to a $4,400 Stronger Communities Grant.

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Easter office hours

The office will be closed for Good Friday, 19 April and will reopen 9am on Tuesday 23 April.

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Lake Macquarie Landcare volunteers rewarded

Federal Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon put his green thumb to work at Lake Macquarie Landcare’s Booragul headquarters to experience how the organisation’s dedicated volunteers make a difference to our local natural environment.

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