As the local mining sector develops there will be more opportunities for greater diversity and opportunity in the workplace.
The Resources for Regions program was introduced in NSW by the Nationals in Government, and I am committed to ensuring our local mining related communities receive their fair share of the record investment in infrastructure.
ATE is Australia’s premier tourism trade event and a great opportunity to put our region on the map.
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.
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.
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.
Our electorate of Upper Hunter is well known for some of the best agricultural land in NSW, and many opportunities lay ahead for our dynamic farming sector.
It is with great sadness that I am confronted with the news of the passing of Colleen Duffy.
Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan and State Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen today said coal workers deserved the security of permanent employment given to other casual employees by the Fair Work Commission last year.
Michael Johnsen MP, Member for Upper Hunter was joined today by Minister for Early Childhood Education to announce that Dungog Preschool has received $10,000 to create a covered paved outside play space, install timber decking and for additional storage space through a NSW Government initiative aiming to improve the environment of preschool services.