Media Releases

Media releases from the Office of Susan Templeman MP.

Enquiries from the media should be directed to the Media Adviser via the Electorate Office on (02) 4573 8222 or via email to [email protected]

BRIDGE WIN FOR COMMUNITY

June 07, 2021

Federal Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman says the announcement of more funding to increase the flood resilience of a new bridge at North Richmond is a win for the community after more than a decade of unrelenting pressure.

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GET SERIOUS ON HEADSPACE: SIGN THE PETITION

June 02, 2021

Hundreds of local residents have signed a new petition started by Federal Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman, calling on the Federal Government to fund a Headspace service in the Hawkesbury to improve access to mental health help for young people.

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HAWKESBURY PEOPLE LEFT BEHIND IN VACCINE ROLL OUT

June 01, 2021

Hawkesbury people with disabilities living in residential care and their carers, who were due to be first in line to receive a COVID vaccine, are still waiting more than three months later, Federal Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman has said.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT CAPITAL HILL INTERVIEW: VACCINE ROLL OUT, AGED CARE

June 01, 2021

But today really the focus is firmly on Victoria where authorities have confirmed and other three COVID-19 cases today. We'll jump straight into the political panel now to sort of wrap up the developments in federal politics this morning and I'm joined by Trent Zimmerman, Liberal MP, and Labor MP Susan Templeman

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UNSPENT FUNDS A SLAP IN THE FACE FOR FLOOD, FIRE COMMUNITIES

May 25, 2021

Shocking new data revealing the Morrison Government will collect more than $1 billion in interest on a fund set up to help disaster victims, when not one cent has been spent, is an insult to the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains communities, Federal Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman said.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021

May 25, 2021

My community has just been through its second, its third disaster, actually, in 18 months. So we had the fires 18 months ago, we then had a flood, and now we've had an even bigger flood in the Hawkesbury. And yet not a single cent of the money that's set aside for natural disasters, to mitigate against them, has been spent in my communities.

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