This is the first post in what will be a monthly summary of the work of Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery in the NSW Parliament. The post is separated into the different types of parliamentary activity and sub-sorted by date – Most recent activity first.
How many people reading this have suffered from depression? How many reading this have a son, a daughter, a sibling or a parent who has suffered from depression or from some other mental illness? This might seem like an odd question to ask, but in the light of statistics (ABS 2007 National Survey of HealthContinue reading “Mental health in the Hunter”
The Hunter region is growing. Population projections suggest growth of around 150,000 residents over the next 20 years or so. Employment growth by 2046, according to the Bureau of Transport Statistics, is expected to bring 75,000 jobs to the region, 20,000 of them in inner Newcastle.