FAREWELL TO HON. JOHN AJAKA

This week we farewelled highly respected President of the NSW Legislative Council the Hon. John Ajaka who leaves the Parliament of NSW with the goodwill of all Members across the Parliament. Continue reading

$4 MILLION FUNDING INJECTION FOR SYDNEY'S PRECIOUS PARKLANDS

Great announcement by Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes with more money to help local councils fund new public spaces as part of its strategy to increase green open space throughout Greater Sydney. 12 councils will receive, and then match, funding to deliver new and improved pedestrian and cycle pathways, parks and open spaces as part of the Metropolitan Greenspace Program. Continue reading

NSW WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

It was inspiring to attend the NSW Women of the Year Awards with our fantastic women leaders. A big congratulations to Dr Kerry Chant who won the NSW Woman of the Year Award for her tireless work during the pandemic.  Continue reading

BUDGET ESTIMATES

Today is the first day of the coming fortnight of Budget Estimate hearings for 2021 and we heard from Transport and Roads Minister Andrew Constance. Budget Estimates is a key process for government accountability and transparency. The Budget Estimates inquiry involves detailed questioning on the decisions, actions and advice of ministers and public servants. Continue reading