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Labor, union slam offshore build of ferries after asbestos found in new vessels docked at Carrington

August 24 2020 - 6:30am

STATE Labor and the Maritime Union of Australia have slammed the NSW government for allowing Sydney's new ferries to be built overseas after three vessels recently delivered through the Port of Newcastle were found to contain asbestos.


Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, covering mainly local government and transport. Max mostly reports on the Newcastle Knights, but also covers a mix of local sport.

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