Hunter MPs put abortion on state parliament agenda

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated July 31 2019 - 5:10am, first published July 30 2019 - 11:00am
Stand up: Students Aleeyah Clifford and Ruby Hackett organised a rally on July 21. Jenny Aitchison said the government needed to listen to young women, who would be most affected by the bill. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

MAITLAND MP Jenny Aitchison will never forget being a teenager and watching her friend having to travel many hours for an abortion.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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