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Check here for the latest updates from Mike Kelly MP as he fights for Eden-Monaro.

Loyal Essential Energy Workers Deserve Dignity and Respect

Weeks after the Fair Work Commission overturned a ban on compulsory redundancies by the government owned Essential Energy, Bega Valley resident Bill Russell has been made forcibly redundant after 35 years of loyal service – being told that he was deemed surplus to needs.

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Farmers call for climate action

On Monday in Canberra, the Member for Eden-Monaro, Mike Kelly, met with members of the ‘Farmers for Climate Action Group’, who represent over 500 farmers from agricultural industries from all over Australia concerned about the impact of climate change.

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Parents fear loss of mobile childcare service

On Saturday afternoon in Tumut, the Member for Eden-Monaro, Dr Mike Kelly, met with parents from all over the South West Slopes who are deeply worried about the future of the mobile childcare service they rely on, Puggles.

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One of the biggest blows to employment in regional NSW ever

Essential Energy has been granted permission to slash another 600 regional jobs by 30 June 2018 and make forcibly redundant an unlimited number of staff from the 1 July 2018 onwards. It has been confirmed that they will be replaced with outsourced contractors.

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Geelong Star slips off the radar

The Geelong Star fishing trawler has slipped off the radar on the eve of the Senate Inquiry report being handed down into the operation of ‘supertrawlers’ in Australian waters.

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Community want council elections now

If the results of the Orange By-election tell us anything, it is that rural and regional people in NSW do not accept the forced mergers of their councils or the handpicked council administrators who have been appointed by the NSW government.

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