Speeches

Hunter Coal Mining Industry

I speak again on the issue of coal, the environment, climate change and jobs. If members care about the environment they should want the last pieces of thermal coal burned…
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Cessnock Electorate Office Staff

I take this opportunity to talk about my electorate staff in general. It is perhaps an early Christmas felicitation but more importantly it is a congratulations to Perri Hodge, who…
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Coalmining

The number 2,463 is incredibly important for my community and me. It is the number of workers who are directly employed in the resources sector—in coal and coalmining. That is…
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Cessnock Electorate

On behalf of my community, post the Federal budget and prior to the State budget, which is about to be released, I want to talk about what is really needed…
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