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 REFUSES COMMUNITY AN EXTENSION TO CONSULTATIONS

September 15, 2021

Blue Mountains MPs are furious after the Minister for Regional Roads, Paul Toole, has refused their requests to have consultations paused for the Great Western Highway upgrades at Medlow Bath.

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MORRISON’S MISTAKES CAUSE JOB DROUGHT ACROSS MOUNTAINS

September 14, 2021

Jobs have been slashed and employment opportunities have all but dried up across the Blue Mountains since lockdowns began at the end of June, new data has revealed.

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LOCALS URGED TO HAVE A SAY ON GP SHORTAGES

September 10, 2021

The shortage of GPs across the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury will be under the microscope in a new Senate Inquiry, and Federal Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman is urging locals to have their say.

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TRANSCRIPT: PRESS CONFERENCE CANBERRA, SEPTEMBER 1 TOPICS: Youth mental health services, Maari Ma...

September 01, 2021

I want to talk about mental health. I have volunteers making phone calls in my electorate a couple of times a week, and I speak to people daily about how they're going and how they're feeling. What we're seeing is exactly as Patrick McGorry describes a shadow pandemic, where people's ability to be resilient to what's being asked of them over and over for longer and longer is is really being tested. Now, it's made worse in electorates like mine...

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The Hawkesbury deserves more on mental health

August 31, 2021

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MEDIA STATEMENT: HAWKESBURY HEADSPACE

August 31, 2021

Access to mental health services has been a desperate need in the community of the Hawkesbury not just now, but for years. Over the last few days, even more evidence has been reported about the toll the pandemic and lockdowns are taking on people’s wellbeing, especially young people.

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