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]

GOVERNMENT EARNS $700M INTEREST ON UNSPENT EMERGENCY FUND

October 21, 2021

A fund set up two years ago to help recovery from natural disasters has earned the Morrison Government more than $700 million in interest, but they refuse to reveal if a single cent has actually been spent, Federal Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman has said.

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STARLINK SATELLITE COMES TO THE MOUNTAINS

October 20, 2021

Blue Mountains residents desperate for a reliable internet connection have begun ditching the failing NBN and linking up to Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite service, delivering speeds unheard of on the area’s current system, according to Federal Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman.

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YELLOW ROCK TOWER GOES LIVE

October 20, 2021

It’s been a long wait but Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, has celebrated a victory in the long-fought battle for better mobile coverage with the Yellow Rock community, with the switching-on of the new Telstra mobile tower.

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DOORSTOP INTERVIEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE: Bushfires, climate change

October 18, 2021

This time eight years ago, I stood owning one dress, one pair of shoes, and one set of underwear, and the dawning realisation that yes, my house had burned down the day before in the Winmalee bushfires. I was one of hundreds and hundreds of people who lost their homes when nearly 200 homes went that day, on the 17th of October, 2013. That's eight years ago, and we've all come a long way and my community is resilient. But in that time, we've se...

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STATEMENT: MEDIA ARTICLE

October 07, 2021

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FIND OUT MORE ABOUT RAPID ANTIGEN TESTING

September 30, 2021

With rapid antigen self-testing due to be permitted from November, Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, has invited a globally renowned emergency response specialist and a local testing manufacturer to brief small business owners and workers on its use.

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