Labor Party’s Des Maslen hits back at his political critics

  “THEY must be so worried,” was the response from the Labor Party’s Des Maslen following the furore over the past week involving a couple of Facebook posts and the sabotage of a political sign. Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Mr Maslen, who is heading the ALP mayoral and Central Ward councillor tickets,

Marine Rescue Port Stephens recognised for their commitment and bravery to keeping the waterways safe

  A CEREMONY was held at Marine Rescue Port Stephens, (MRPS), where 18 members of the Unit were recognised for their service and courage. Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Recipients of the National Medal; conferred by the Governor General were, Ross Debenham, Ronald Lighton and Paul Farnill and presented by Steve Raymond, Regional

Protection Sought for Unique Port Stephens Habitat

  PROTECTION for Mambo Wanda Wetlands is being sought. Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Econetwork in conjunction with other environmentally focused groups are undertaking the process to obtain listing under the Ramsar Convention for the Mambo Wanda Wetlands. The Ramsar Convention is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international

Autism Support Is Key For Understanding and Acceptance

  HUNTER Connect is a local charity supporting families touched by Autism. Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE At their latest meeting, local woman, Lisa Walker, spoke about life with her Autistic husband, Sean. Sean is no stranger to Autism advocacy and spoke himself recently about being a late-diagnosed Autistic at the age of 42. Lisa

Jaimie Abbott to stand as Independent in east ward election

  SALAMANDER Bay resident and political aspirant Jaimie Abbott is a fighter. Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE After failed attempts at both state (preselection only) and federal politics, the 35-year-old RAAF public affairs officer is having her first tilt at local government. Ms Abbott, who is president of the Port Stephens branch of the