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]

HUNDREDS OF RESIDENTS AGREE RICHMOND NEEDS A BYPASS

February 24, 2020

Traffic around North Richmond Bridge is nearly always a nightmare. And as we saw last month, with the bridge going under in the flood, it is a crucial access point for our community.

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TEMPLEMAN WELCOMES FAMILY DRUG SUPPORT FUNDING

February 24, 2020

Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, has welcomed Commonwealth funding for Family Drug Support Australia, a service started by a Blue Mountains resident following the heroin overdose death of his son.

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ROUNDTABLE CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE GOVERNMENT ACTION FOR BUSHFIRE-AFFECTED FLORA AND FAUNA

February 19, 2020

Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, says a meeting with the Federal Environment Minister provided an opportunity for local environmental experts to outline their priorities, including an urgent survey of the bushfire impact on the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

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TEMPLEMAN CALLS FOR HEADSPACE UPGRADE IN WAKE OF BUSHFIRE CRISIS

February 12, 2020

Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, has accused the Federal Government of ignoring an urgent need for youth mental health services in the Blue Mountains in the aftermath of the recent bushfires and storms.

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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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