INQUIRY INTO THE PROPOSAL TO RAISE THE WARRAGAMBA DAM WALL

It was a great field trip recently for the Upper House inquiry into the proposal to raise the Warragamba Dam wall. We were looking at the upper reaches of Kowmung and Coxs River at the entry of Lake Burragorang where inundation will occur up to 14 metres in a major flood event.  Continue reading

SPEAKING ON THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE REFORM BILL 2019

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

INQUIRY INTO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE REFORM BILL 2019

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.

WHAT IS SO52?

Standing order 52 is a power of the Legislative Council to force the government to produce documents to the House. Continue reading