MEDIA RELEASE - MP walks the talk on environmental issues in Maitland

Member for Maitland Jenny Aitchison MP is proving actions speak louder than words when it comes to the environment.

This is the fourth year in a row Ms Aitchison and local volunteers have participated in Clean Up Australia Day at Ashtonfield near the intersection of the New England Highway and South Seas Drive.

Ms Aitchison acknowledges the great sense of community spirit and tangible achievement Clean Up Australia Day provides for everyone who participates.

Ms Aitchison is calling on local residents to put on their gloves and pick up their rubbish bags to clean up the local area.

It’s not too late to join Ms Aitchison’s team and get involved. Visit

Community members can also register as individuals by heading to the Clean Up Australia Day website

Donations are also welcome and will assist communities who are working to remove and reduce rubbish accumulating in their local areas.

Quotes attributable to Member for Maitland, Jenny Aitchison:

"Clean Up Australia Day gives everyone in our community the opportunity to take positive steps for the environment."

"Clean Up Australia Day is a key part of my own environmental plan. It's a tangible way to help our local environment in addition to my recycling, composting and advocacy work on environmental issues in our area."

“There’s never been a better time to get rid of rubbish that is accumulating in our local area.”

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