It was great to have Members from across the Parliament come together for the re-establishment meeting of the Parliamentary Friends of the LGBTQI Community and Sydney World Pride 2023, of which I am Chair. Continue reading
Welcome to a special edition of Adjournment Notes- Saving our Koalas. A lot has been said in the last week regarding the Koala State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP). I bring you this special edition of Adjournment Notes to present you with the facts regarding koala populations and protecting their habitat. Continue reading
I was very pleased to donate and plant a Rhododendron called 'Christmas cheer' and meet with the wonderful volunteers today at the Blackheath after announcing a $20,000 grant from the NSW Liberal Government to help them recover from the bushfires.
Welcome to Adjournment Notes. It has been a busy few weeks as Parliament returned to the normal sitting calendar and the resumption of Committee work after the winter recess in July. Last week was a busy Parliamentary sitting week after Labor and the Greens recalled the Upper House. Continue reading
Blue Mountains tourism industry champions have shared their inspiring stories in a video series that takes future holidaymakers behind the scenes to motivate them to support local when planning their next escape once non-essential travel advice is updated. Continue reading
Last hearing today for the Social Issues Committee inquiry into the State Records Act 1998 and Policy Paper on its Review which I Chair. We heard from a variety of witnesses who were sharing their views on the proposal to merge State Archives and Records Authority with the Sydney Living Museum. Continue reading
Varuna the National Writers House is a unique cultural gem in the upper Blue Mountains nurturing our writing talent and international reputation. So it was exciting to meet with Chair of the Board Jennifer Scott to confirm $740,000 over four years to support their invaluable cultural work. And to hear about this great cultural institution. Continue reading