NSW budget gives little to Hunter region, ignores Newcastle, says Labor

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated June 20 2018 - 4:57am, first published 4:30am
NOT HAPPY: Labor state MPs Jodie Harrison, Kate Washington, Yasmin Catley, Tim Crakanthorp, Sonia Hornery and Jenny Aitchison on Tuesday.

HUNTER Labor MPs say the region’s electorates have been ignored in the Berejiklian government’s pre-election budget, with little new funding and other projects either pushed back or lacking completion dates.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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