Today I spoke in Parliament on the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019 and outlined in detail why I will be supporting this law reform. I invite you to take the time to consider my speech in which I address the concerns of opponents. Whilst this issue has generated a lot of passion and emotions it is heartening to see the state parliamentarians can conduct a debate in a respectful and mature way. This being a conscience vote we get to see some of the best of our parliamentarians. Continue reading
This week I will be chairing the Social Issues Inquiry into the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019 prior to the debate in the Legislative Council next week. Please click here to make submissions. I will also post a link during the hearings so interested people can view the proceedings. The public are always welcome to attend inquiries as well.
I have called on my colleagues at the NSW State Government to intervene and save the iconic Radiata Plateau west of Katoomba from sale to developers. Continue reading
An Upper House committee inquiring into Gay and Transgender hate crimes between 1970 and 2010 has tabled its report, calling for the inquiry to be re-established in the 57th Parliament. Continue reading
Community infrastructure and public spaces in the Blue Mountains will receive a boost, with the announcement of successful projects under Round One of the Western Parkland City Liveability Program, part of the Western Sydney City Deal. Continue reading
Christmas has come early for the people of Springwood, with the official opening today of the town’s new Service Centre. Continue reading