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Newcastle council votes to leave Jeremy Bath's pay unchanged

Michael Parris
Updated February 28 2024 - 6:17pm, first published 5:30pm
Jeremy Bath at a council media event in Newcastle in January. Picture by Marina Neil
Jeremy Bath at a council media event in Newcastle in January. Picture by Marina Neil

Newcastle council chief executive Jeremy Bath will not receive a pay rise this year after an internal review rated his performance at 84 out of 100.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

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 stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered 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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