Newcastle Herald
Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Newcastle voters want government MPs to get on with the job they were elected to do

Matthew Kelly
Updated August 24 2018 - 10:04am, first published August 23 2018 - 7:00pm

Drought relief, improving the National Disability Insurance Scheme and generally making Australia a better place – voters around Newcastle have no shortage of ideas on how Government MPs could be spending their time rather than plotting leadership coups. 

Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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