Labor commits to Swansea Channel dredge and Newcastle Mines Grouting Fund extension as part of $20 million Lake Macquarie Economic Development package

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
March 21 2022 - 6:00pm

A federal Labor government would fund a permanent dredge in Swansea Channel and extend the Newcastle Mines Grouting Fund program to cover properties in Lake Macquarie.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

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.