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Labor looks to coal mining candidate in a bid to win Upper Hunter – Sydney Morning Herald

Federal Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon says the NSW opposition must stick to a script of strongly supporting the coal mining industry if it is to win the Upper Hunter…

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Federal Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon says the NSW opposition must stick to a script of strongly supporting the coal mining industry if it is to wrestle the seat of Upper Hunter from the government in next months byelection.
While Labor is yet to formally endorse a candidate, senior sources have indicated former Muswellbrook deputy mayor, coal miner and CFMEU Mining and Energy official Jeff Drayton is emerging as a Labor contender for the May byelection.
CFMEU Mining and Energy official Jeff Drayton…

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