Cancellation of Petroleum Exploration Licences around Myall Lakes region

Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead met with Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts last week to announce the cancellation of Petroleum Exploration Licences (PELs) 437 and 476 following buy-backs from resources company Pangaea. PEL 476 covered 1,009,357 hectares north of Maitland and including areas around Taree, Tuncurry, Bulahdelah and Dungog. Mr

Bob Baldwin announces funding for Myall River dredging

Bob Baldwin and Gordon Grainger

Crowds gathered on Tea Gardens waterfront last Friday as Federal Member for Paterson, Bob Baldwin, announced $750,000 in funding for the dredging and protection of the Myall River, Corrie Island and Jimmys Beach. State Liberal candidate for Port Stephens, Councillor Ken Jordan, also came to the area to announce a $743,000 promise to the

Myall Lakes State Election Candidates have their say

The State elections are just around the corner with Myall Coast residents to take to the voting polls on Saturday 28 March. Here are your Myall Lakes State Candidates. See what they say below, but VOTE in the POLL first and VIEW the results according to the Myall Lakes electorate/people Myall Lakes State Candidates Which Myall Lakes

Port Stephens State Election Candidates have their say

The State elections are just around the corner with Myall Coast residents to take to the voting polls on Saturday 28 March. Here are your Port Stephens State Candidates. See what they say below, but VOTE in the POLL first and VIEW the results according to the Port Stephens electorate/people Port Stephens State Candidates Which

Preschool may get $60,000 of funding if Labor are elected

THE NSW Labor government has made a promise of $60,000 worth of funding towards crucial improvements at Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Preschool. Last week Labor candidate for Port Stephens Kate Washington announced that, if elected, her party would provide the money which would enable a second stage of extensions for the

Liberal state candidate Ken Jordan talks about newsagents and the lotteries issue

Ken Jordan Port Stephens State candidate

Liberal candidate for Port Stephens in the upcoming state election, Ken Jordan, said he was “absolutely gobsmacked” to learn of Labor’s support for newsagencies. It comes after Port Stephens Labor candidate, Kate Washington, met with newsagent owners to throw her support behind stopping big chain stores being able to sell lottery

Bob Baldwin pleased about new initiative for dementia sufferers

Support for aged care residents experiencing severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia will be increased under a new initiative. The government has announced the establishment of Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRTs), a mobile workforce of clinical experts who will provide advice to residential aged care providers. They will visit residents exhibiting extreme

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