Abbie Lee Russell

Congratulations to Abbie Lee Russell who is the 2021 Community Education Student of the Year award winner. Abbie enrolled with Atwea College in 2020 and completed a pre‑vocational program in…

Tribute to Stan Neilly

I pay tribute to one of Cessnock’s greatest ever individuals, a gentleman by the name of Mr Stan Neilly. As I will get to, Stan was a member of this…

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Via video link: Today I express the enormous frustration and anxiety felt by my community during the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. At the beginning of the COVID vaccine response, the Australian…

Silver Chain Palliative Care

I note from the outset that I offer these words on behalf of one of my local constituents whose mother recently passed away from cancer of the pancreas. Rae wanted…