The change we seek for the Upper Hunter does not come down to just you or I alone. It is about every person who lives in our communities. It is about every voice, no matter how loud.
The Upper Hunter is being heard. But change and development is only possible if we work together to make it happen. Neither you nor I can do it alone.
Every voice counts.
Let us work together to discover our vision for the Upper Hunter communities.
I am proud to be a strong voice on behalf of the Upper Hunter communities. The welfare of our electorate is my key priority. Our growth, our prosperity, our diversity, our harmony. With your help, I look toward a brighter future for us today, tomorrow and for the future generations that call this generously beautiful, rural region their home.
I am proud to represent The Nationals and honoured to stand up and speak out on behalf of the Upper Hunter on the issues that matter the most to us.
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I am a countryman at heart. I always have been and I always will be. I am lucky to have spent more than 30 years now in the Upper Hunter, and you know what… I wouldn’t have it any other way.
My family has a long history in the Hunter. In fact, my ancestors, William and Elizabeth Bird operated the punt over the river at Morpeth in the mid-nineteenth century. And why wouldn’t they choose this beautiful area to live. We have it all here.
The rolling hills and valleys, our first class mining, wineries and equestrian industries, our vibrant infrastructure and solid foundation of traditional and modern architecture. I feel very lucky to have now spent more than 30 years as a resident of the Upper Hunter.
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Stage 2 of Muswellbrook Hospital Completed
This development was part of a commitment by the Nationals in Government to deliver for the people of Muswellbrook and our region, and I am delighted that our local Muswellbrook community will enjoy the benefits of this state of the art medical facility.> Read more
Michael Johnsen Unveils New Rescue Vehicle For Ellerston RFS Volunteers
The new vehicle is worth more than $120,000 and will provide our local members with greater ability when responding to serious car accidents in the area. This investment in the Ellerston community ensures our local volunteers have the necessary equipment to help save lives.> Read more
Michael Johnsen Expresses Gratitude To Gloucester Residents In Post-election Visit
Visiting Gloucester so soon after the election is my way saying ‘thank you’, and it allowed me to have a chat and a coffee with our local residents and business owners so everyone knew it was ‘back to business’ for their local member.> Read more