City of Newcastle councillor Matthew Byrne resigns from Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes' Labor team after court grants apprehended domestic violence order

Donna Page
By Donna Page
Updated August 19 2021 - 11:56pm, first published 6:45am
OUT: Newcastle Cr Matthew Byrne has resigned from Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes' team and will not recontest the upcoming election.

PROMINENT City of Newcastle Labor councillor and lawyer Matt Byrne will not contest the upcoming local government election after it was revealed he has been ordered by a court not to harass, intimidate or contact a woman following a relationship breakdown last year.

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Donna Page

Donna Page

Investigative journalist at the Newcastle Herald

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