Senator Matt Canavan in the Hunter supporting National Party candidate James Thomson as federal election campaign approaches final week before polling day, May 21

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated May 13 2022 - 5:28am, first published May 12 2022 - 7:00pm
PRO-MINING: James Thomson and Matt Canavan carrying their message in Newcastle yesterday, before heading up the valley.

NATIONAL Party Queensland Senator Matt Canavan was in the Hunter yesterday, criticising the ALP for "trading mining jobs for green votes" while justifying the Coalition's preferencing of Pauline Hanson's One Nation.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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