Shortland MP says plan to extend gas licence makes no sense

Matthew Kelly
Updated April 14 2021 - 11:33pm, first published October 20 2020 - 5:30pm
Pat Conroy
Pat Conroy

Shortland MP Pat Conroy has joined federal MPs between Newcastle and Sydney who are opposed to offshore gas exploration.

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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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