KATOOMBA IN WOTIF’S TOP AUSSIE TOWNS OF THE YEAR

Katoomba has placed in the top 10 of Wotif.com’s Aussie Town of the Year awards, recognised as one of the country’s best destinations to visit in 2020. The list released today features the Blue Mountains gem in eighth place, and is joined by two other NSW destinations; the seaside oasis Coffs Harbour in first position and Batemans Bay on the South Coast in fourth. Continue reading

HAPPY MARDI GRAS 2020

Happy Mardi Gras 2020!  What better way to begin this fun weekend then to represent the Government at the media conference for the parade. Destination NSW has sponsored the parade since 2009 and in that time $354 million has been generated for the NSW economy. Continue reading

NEW BUSHFIRE FUNDING FOR THE MOUNTAINS

As a local resident I know that after the initial impact of bushfire has passed it is the local businesses that also emerge deeply affected by the disaster. This funding will support our local small businesses get back on their feet and complements other initiatives including deferring GST BAS returns and cash grants. Continue reading

INQUIRY INTO KOALA POPULATIONS- SITE VISIT TO PORT MACQUARIE AND COFFS HARBOUR

Portfolio Committee 7 inquiring into Koala populations in NSW had a site visit to Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour. While there we visited the Port Macquarie Koala hospital which is doing amazing work caring for injured and burned koalas with the recent bushfires.  Continue reading