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SHARE THE DIGNITY THIS CHRISTMAS

November 18, 2019

Share the Dignity’s “It’s In The Bag” campaign is an important Christmas charity drive to help women experiencing disadvantage. The Belmont office of Member for Shortland Pat Conroy will be a collection point for the charity again this year.

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LAKE MACQUARIE PCYC OPENS NEW GYMNASTICS ROOM

November 13, 2019

Lake Macquarie Police Citizens Youth Club today officially opened its refurbished gymnastics room and amenities, upgraded through a Commonwealth Government grant of $104,624 under the Community Sport Infrastructure Program.

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AGED CARE ROYAL COMMMISSION WILL VISIT THE HUNTER

November 06, 2019

I am very pleased the Commissioners inquiring into Aged Care Quality and Safety in Australia will hold a public forum in Newcastle. I wrote to the Commissioners in August, inviting them to hold a hearing here, and have continued to raise this important issue in Parliament and in the media.

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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN OUR SCHOOLS

October 28, 2019

Studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at school will be crucial to finding solutions to some of our greatest challenges such as climate change. Member for Shortland and Shadow Minister Assisting for Climate Change Pat Conroy will take part in the CSIRO Stem in Schools program this week, visiting Charlestown East Public School on Wednesday.

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HALF A BILLION DOLLAR BLOWOUT TO MILITARY EQUIPMENT SUSTAINMENT BUDGET

October 23, 2019

The cost of sustaining Australian Defence Force ships, planes and weapons has blown out by half a billion dollars in the past year.

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$3.7 BILLION ‘TYPO’ ADDS TO DEFENCE BUNGLING OF SUBMARINES

October 22, 2019

A $3.7 billion “typo” in an appendix to the Defence annual report is further evidence of the Morrison Government’s bungling of the $50 billion Future Submarine Project.

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