BLUE MOUNTAINS ARTS SECTOR FOSTERED BY MULTI-YEAR FUNDING TO DELIVER PROJECTS

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin and Member of the Legislative Council and Blue Mountains resident Shayne Mallard MP today announced that Varuna the National Writers House will receive $740,000 in long-term funding over the next 4 years to develop and deliver multiple arts and cultural activities. Continue reading

INQURY INTO STATE RECORDS ACT- SITE VISIT

Today the Social Issues Committee inspected the Museum of Sydney, NSW State Archives at Kingswood and Elizabeth Farm at Parramatta as part of our inquiry into the state archives act and the proposal to merge the Sydney Living Museums and State Archives. Very illuminating site visits.  Continue reading

BLACKHEATH RHODODENDRON GARDENS SECURES $20,000 GRANT

Today I announced the Campbell Rhododendron Gardens at Blackheath has received a $20,000 grant as a contribution toward restoration works following the recent devastating summer bushfires. Continue reading

RAIL UPGRADE COMPLETED TO FIT NEW TRAINS ON BLUE MOUNTAINS LINE

Always complaining Trish Doyle doesn’t like the NSW Liberals investing in new trains and infrastructure in the Blue Mountains. Something Labor neglected in 16 wasted years in government. Continue reading