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28 Aug 2015

I deplore Newcastle City Council’s decision to turn its back on coal investments. I agree with the Newcastle Herald that there was a clear lack of consultation with the community over this decision which affects ratepayers’ money. GO TO ARTICLE


28 Aug 2015

Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO today officially opened the newly constructed facilities at St Brigid’s Catholic College in Lake Munmorah. Students and staff at St Brigid’s Catholic College now have full use of the new administration building consisting of offices, a staffroom and a general classroom and a second building that houses a technological and applied studies woodwork workshop, a junior kitchen, open learning areas and breakout spaces. The Australian Government provided $3.5 million in funding from the Capital Grants Programme. GO TO ARTICLE


26 Aug 2015

Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO speaks with David Speers and the Hon. David Feeney MP about the Federal Court case, National Reform Summit, Republic, Industrial Relations. GO TO ARTICLE


21 Aug 2015

Local Governments in the electorate of Newcastle are set to benefit from funding under the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme in 2015-16. GO TO ARTICLE


19 Aug 2015

Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO speaks with David Speers and the Hon. David Feeney MP about Cabinet, same-sex marriage, Dyson Heydon AC QC, the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption, the Environmental Protection and Conservation Act and the coal industry. GO TO ARTICLE


18 Aug 2015

Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO speaks with Patricia Karvelas and Andrew Leigh MP about same-sex marriage, the Canning by-election, Dyson Heydon AC QC and the Environmental Protection and Conservation Act. GO TO ARTICLE


17 Aug 2015

Applications for the Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) opened today, with existing and prospective providers of Australian Government-funded aged care across New South Wales encouraged to apply. GO TO ARTICLE


14 Aug 2015

Country to Canberra is a youth-led organisation that aims to empower rural girls to reach their leadership potential. A key initiative is the 2015 Essay Competition for Future Female Leaders, which is aimed at empowering girls living in rural Australia. GO TO ARTICLE


13 Aug 2015

The Australian Government is calling for more local people to join the Green Army to work on local projects that will make a real difference to our environment in Shortland. Applications for projects under Round 4 of the Green Army programme are now open for projects in Shortland. GO TO ARTICLE