Barnaby Joyce happy to 'chuck' the pork in Hunter this time as art gallery, M1, Maitland Gaol score funding

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
January 28 2022 - 7:00am

Scott Morrison might not have called an election yet, but things are getting busy in the Hunter.


Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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