M12 motorway set for take-off with contractors announced

The new M12 Motorway will form a critical link between the Nancy-Bird Walton Airport and Greater Western Sydney. I joined Premier Dom Perrottet, Minister Paul Fletcher, and Minister The Hon Natalie Ward MLC to announce that construction will be starting on the M12 within months. Continue reading

ADJOURNMENT NOTES - MARCH EDITION

Welcome to the March edition of Adjournment Notes.This edition comes from my new office as the Parliamentary Secretary for Western Sydney. This role and my experience growing up and living in the region will be an important contribution to the re-election of the NSW Liberal Nationals government. Continue reading

WestInvest to Transform Local Communities

Local councils across West and South-West Sydney will be eligible for up to $400 million in funding as part of the first wave of the $5 billion WestInvest program. Community feedback is being welcomed by the NSW Government on how the $5 billion WestInvest fund can be best utilised in your community. Continue reading

STATEMENT RE. SCOTT JOHNSON MURDER GUILTY VERDICT

Chair of the NSW parliamentary inquiry into the gay hate murders, Hon Shayne Mallard has welcomed the guilty verdict in the Scott Johnson murder trial. Continue reading

ADJOURNMENT NOTES- 2021 WRAP UP

Welcome to the final Adjournment Notes for 2021.Parliament has now drawn to a close; however, numerous Upper House inquiries continue their important work.The pandemic appears now to be moving to a more endemic presence as we continue to hit high vaccination targets. Everybody should be thanked for our combined efforts to fight this disease. Continue reading

NEW NURSERY PROVIDES CARE CLOSE TO HOME

Specialised neonatal care for the youngest of Blue Mountains residents is now available closer to home with the opening of a dedicated Special Care Nursery at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital. The Perrottet Government has committed more than $290,000 recurrent funding towards the Special Care Nursery, the opening of which will be welcome news for local families who would previously have travelled out of area for neonatal care. Continue reading

TOURISM TRAINING AWARDS

It was great to represent Minister Stuart Ayres at the Tourism Training Awards to celebrate the achievements of those in our tourism, training and hospitality sectors in what has been an extremely difficult few years for this industry. Continue reading

FIRST GLIMPSE OF FUTURE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE CYCLEWAY RAMP

Sydneysiders can now get their first look at the future of the Sydney Harbour Bridge Cycleway with design options now open for community consultation.   The community can have its say on three northern bike ramp options developed by leading design firms, Aspect Studios, Civille and REALMstudios Continue reading

BRADFIELD CITY CENTRE’S FIRST BUILDING REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE

The First Building in the Bradfield City Centre has been unveiled with The Western Parkland City Authority this week lodging a State Significant Development Application (SSDA) for the first structure to be in built in Australia’s newest city. Continue reading

WORK KICKS OFF ON SYDNEY'S NEWEST AIRPORT TERMINAL

Construction on the Western Sydney (Nancy-Bird Walton) International Airport terminal began today and I was pleased to join the Prime Minister, Premier and Federal Minister for Infrastructure in Luddenham to announce the start of the $1.5 billion construction on the terminal.  Continue reading