Raising the BARR- Week ending 11 June 2021

  EDUCATION WILL HELP US FIND OUR NEW FUTURE In the Cessnock LGA alone, there are some 2,000+ people directly employed by the coal industry. This brings about $200M in…

Raising the BARR- Week ending 28 May 2021

  BEING A PUBLIC SERVANT IS GETTING HARDER AND HARDER A recent report on the workload of teachers outlined some staggering facts about the hours worked. And despite the absence…

Raising the BARR- Week ending 14 May 2021

  TIME TO GET OFF THE SIDELINE AND GET INVOLVED IN POLITICS If only I had a dollar for every person that complained to me about politicians, their direction and…

Raising the BARR- Week ending 30 April 2021

  PLEASE DO GET THE COVID JAB WHEN YOU CAN There are many of us that feel like we are still in limbo since we faced this new COVID threat…

Raising the BARR – Week ending 16 April 2021

Welcome Funding In recent weeks our local area has had much to celebrate in terms of State Government funding invested into important local projects.  As a local MP, working 20…

Cessnock Relay for Life

I acknowledge the Cessnock Relay for Life event, which was held over the weekend of 12 and 13 October 2013. I was deeply humbled to be the patron. The relay…

Cessnock City Council

It is with pleasure I make a statement to clear the good name of councillors of Cessnock City Council. Twelve months ago in this House I referred to problems at…