Private Members Statements

In Parliament I have the opportunity to make five-minute Private Members Statements which address a matter of particular concern to Maitland. These statements can also touch on wider issues that directly impact our community.

November 13, 2019

 I draw the attention of the House to a number of outstanding community leaders in Maitland who deserve our congratulations and thanks and to some of those we have lost.

Firstly I recognise Brad Adams,...

October 24, 2019

Early last Monday morning Maitland lost one of its staunchest advocates when businessman, community activist, politician and patron of the arts Bob Geoghegan passed away following a 12-month battle wi...

October 15, 2019

 In the past few weeks I have been in meetings in my electorate and outside with a lot of people in the farming industry.

A couple of weeks ago I met with NSW Farmers Association when it had its poultr...

September 19, 2019

Ms JENNY AITCHISON (Maitland) (17:17): A few months ago I heard about plans by the Liberal‑Nationals Government to move about 200 Maitland workers to a new government hub in Newcastle.

The reports...

September 17, 2019

 I call on the Government to address the New South Wales public school teachers' salary inconsistencies, which are undermining the recruitment and retention of our most experienced and dedicated educa...

July 30, 2019

The Government announced in May that 2,500 jobs would be cut from the New South Wales public sector. This is in addition to the more than 200 public sector jobs we know of that the Liberal Party and T...

May 8, 2019

Mr Temporary Speaker Singh, I congratulate you on your election and your appointment to this role.

Tonight I commence my contribution to the new parliamentary term by raising Maitland's number one tra...

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