Liberal Party head office rules out parachuting candidate into Paterson

Matthew Kelly
Updated May 25 2024 - 10:34am, first published 10:30am
Paterson polling booth during the 2022 election.
Paterson polling booth during the 2022 election.

NSW Liberal Party State Director Richard Shields says there are no plans to parachute a candidate into the Seat of Paterson for the upcoming federal election.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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