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COALITION’S SPORT RORT GOES FROM BAD TO INSULTING

February 27, 2020

Recent revelations from ABC’s 7.30 program showing that North Sydney Council was awarded $10 million from the female facilities fund is a massive slap in the face to the Hunter and Central Coast’s sporting clubs.

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DEFENCE PROJECTS NOW 74 YEARS LATE AND $10.3 BILLION OVER BUDGET

February 24, 2020

The Defence Minister is asleep at the wheel as critical Defence projects are now 74 years late and $10.3 billion over budget.

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HUNTER AND CENTRAL COAST SPORTS CLUBS DUDDED BY McCORMACK AND MORRISON

February 18, 2020

with THE HON ANTHONY ALBANESE MP LEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY MEMBER FOR GRAYNDLER Sporting clubs in the Hunter and Central Coast missed out on grants for better facilities because the Morrison Government skewed funding toward city seats it was targeting to win last year’s Federal election.

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NEW FIGURES SHOW MORRISON FAILING AUSTRALIA’S REGIONAL INTERESTS

February 18, 2020

WITH SENATOR PENNY WONG, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION IN THE SENATE, SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA New aid funding figures show the Coalition’s cuts have fallen most heavily on the countries of southeast and East Asia. These cuts directly undermine Australia’s interests in a prosperous, stable and secure region.

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ADAM BANDT’S FIRST TEST AS GREENS LEADER: WILL HE DO A DEAL WITH BARNABY?

February 15, 2020

Adam Bandt claims that he wants to work with Labor to advance progressive policies. Yet the party he leads is preferencing the climate-denying Country Liberal Party ahead of Labor in the byelection for the Northern Territory seat of Johnston.

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MORRISON APPOINTS NUCLEAR ADVOCATE TO CABINET – SO WILL THE HUNTER BE AUSTRALIA’S NUCLEAR CAPITAL?

February 06, 2020

The new Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt, is the Government’s biggest advocate for nuclear power and a dedicated opponent to global action on climate change through the Paris Agreement.

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