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]

FIRE AND FLOOD MAKES FOR AN ANXIOUS SUMMER

February 10, 2020

This past summer has been relentless for people living in the Hawkesbury. As I write this, the Gosper’s Mountain Fire – the largest fire recorded in the world from a single ignition point – is finally, officially, out.

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SUSAN TEMPLEMAN BUSHFIRE RECOVERY TRANSCRIPT

February 06, 2020

Look, I came to Parliament representing the fire affected communities of the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury this week. Hoping that we would see some progress on recovery and hoping that we would see this government take responsibility for its slow response

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SUSAN TEMPLEMAN AND FIONA PHILLIPS IMPACT OF THE BUSHFIRES TRANSCRIPT

February 04, 2020

We are both really pleased the Prime Minister has agreed to Anthony Albanese request to allow us to talk about the impact of the bushfires have had on our communities and the tragic loss of life, the loss of property and the way it’s changed everybody’s lives over this summer. There’s many different aspects to it and I’ll ask Fiona just to say a few words about what her community has experienced in these last few months.

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SMALL BUSINESSES IN BLUE MOUNTAINS URGENTLY NEED NATIONAL DISASTER RELIEF

January 30, 2020

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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR BACKYARD

January 24, 2020

How often do we ignore the wonders in our own backyard? As I write this, parts of the Hawkesbury and close neighbours in the Blue Mountains are moving from a bushfire emergency to recovery. A recovery that won’t take days or weeks or even months, but in many instances, years.

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SMAL BUSINESS BUSHFIRE RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

January 20, 2020

Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, says she’s concerned the announcement by the Prime Minister about assistance for small businesses will do little to support the bulk of affected Blue Mountains businesses.

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