OFFICIAL OPENING OF WHITTON PARK, GLENBROOK

It was great to represent Minister Stuart Ayres at the offical opening of Whitton Park, Glenbrook. Continue reading

ADJOURNMENT NOTES- BUDGET EDITION

Welcome to a special edition of Adjournment Notes- Budget Edition.  Continue reading

OPENING OF VARUNA'S ACCESSIBLE WRITERS STUDIO

I was delighted to be representing the Minister for the Arts, the Hon Don Harwin MLC, to celebrate the opening of Varuna – the National Writers House’s accessible writer’s studio. Continue reading

AUS MUSIC T-SHIRT DAY

The Parliamentary Friends of Music, which I Chair, this week we came together to celebrate Ausmusic T-shirt Day.  Ausmusic T-Shirt Day is a nation-wide celebration of Australian music that reminds us how lucky we are to have such a strong local music scene, with many highly talented and successful artists across all genres of music. Continue reading

NSW STATE BUDGET

Creating and supporting jobs through targeted stimulus measures, billions of dollars for infrastructure and maintenance, tax cuts for business and record health funding are at the centre of today’s 2020-21 NSW State Budget. Continue reading

NEW HOMES FOR VULNERABLE OLDER WOMEN

I was pleased to represent Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services the Hon. Gareth Ward MP to officially open the new Wentworth Community Housing 16-unit social housing development in Western Sydney which builds on the NSW Government’s strong record of delivering new social housing across the state. Continue reading

GAMBLING REFORM

Most readers will know I'm a strong supporter of gambling reforms to reduce the serious harm gambling has caused in our society. Recently, I spoke about the NSW Liberal Governments Gaming Machine Harm Minimisation Discussion Paper currently seeking feedback.  Continue reading

MOTION OF NO CONFIDENCE

It is not a defence those of us not in the left like to deploy. But in speaking against the failed no confidence motion moved by Labor against the Premier, I called out the sexist undertones of this whole attack.  Continue reading

SOCIAL ISSUES REPORT INTO STATE RECORDS ACT 1998 TABLED IN PARLIAMENT

As the Chair of the Standing Committee on Social Issues I was pleased to table our report on the inquiry into the State Records Act and the proposal to amalgamate with Sydney Living Museums. Continue reading

TUNNEL OPTIONS BEST FIT FOR BLACKHEATH

Exciting announcement for upper Blue Mountains today with Minister Paul Toole and myself at Blackheath with the government backing a tunnel as the best option for Great Western Highway upgrade at Blackheath. Continue reading