Media Releases

Media releases from the Office of Susan Templeman MP.

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June 03, 2019


I believe we are now far enough ahead to confirm that I will serve another term as the Member for Macquarie.

I want to thank the people of the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury for this privilege. 

There are lessons to be learned from this election and I look forward to working with the community, particularly those who did not vote Labor. 

As a member of the Opposition, I will be fighting to ensure the commitments made to the community by the Liberals are delivered. 

I am so proud of my team for doing everything possible that an Opposition office can do to resolve problems people have faced with NBN, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and Aged Pensions, and I know they will continue to serve the community to the best of their ability. 

I thank the wonderful, generous people spread across this electorate, both inside and outside the Labor Party, who worked hard to support me, and this win is theirs. 

 I particularly want to thank my daughter Phoebe, who chose to share her personal experience of mental illness during this campaign. The feedback was that Phoebe’s willingness to discuss her experience openly has already made a difference to some people. 

I believe people in our region have every right to expect to be heard and to have services delivered to them, and I will continue to work as hard as I have since 2009 to make sure we are not ignored.