Maitland MP Jenny Aitchison has welcomed the Natural Disaster declaration made for the Maitland local government area in the wake of violent storms and significant damage. The declaration unlocks assistance through jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). “Thunderstorms, high winds, flash flooding and torrential rain caused significant damage to parts of Maitland, including private residences in Metford and East Maitland, the East Maitl
The NSW Labor Opposition has demanded the Berejiklian Government immediately implement a marketing campaign to help towns grappling with a tourism crisis in the wake of the recent bushfires and ongoing drought.
Labor Shadow Minister for Investment and Tourism Jenny Aitchison said many businesses owners are struggling with a significant economic loss during what is usually their busiest time.
“I have spoken to accommodation providers and tourism operators up and down the c
Maitland MP Jenny Aitchison is channeling the generosity of the Maitland community by opening her office to collect donations in support of our Rural Fire Brigades. Ms Aitchison said her office had fielded many calls, emails and messages from people who wanted to help support the brigades, and their volunteers, during the worst fire season in living memory. “Our Rural Fire Brigades are so busy keeping us, and our properties, safe that they simply cannot spare people to collec