SLSNSW Recieves a Funding Boost

Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) will receive more than $9 million from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government to boost its rescue capabilities. The funding will help the over 75,000 members involved with SLSNSW to continue their work to keep the community safe. We rely on the skill and passion of volunteer surf lifesavers to patrol our beaches and I’m proud the NSW Government is providing this injection of funding to ensure they have the support they need to do their important work. … [Read more...]

Endeavour Lease Wraps Up Poles And Wires Transactions

The NSW Government has secured funding for its $20 billion Rebuilding NSW infrastructure program, having achieved another outstanding result in the final Endeavour Energy transaction. Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Treasurer Dominic Perrottet announced on Thursday that the Government’s poles and wires asset recycling program has concluded with the successful lease of 50.4 per cent of Endeavour Energy to an Australian-led consortium, Advance Energy, consisting of: Australia’s Macquarie … [Read more...]

Big Red Kidney Bus Comes To Town For Holidays

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The state’s first mobile dialysis service in a bus will be visiting the popular holiday spots of Umina, Nelson Bay, Coffs Harbour and Ballina later this year giving patients living with kidney failure the chance to holiday without the worry of missing life-saving treatment. I am very pleased that this wonderful service has been made available so that people who rely on dialysis can escape for a bit of much-needed relaxation. It's a great opportunity for  dialysis patients to plan a holiday or … [Read more...]

Schools Receive Maintenance Boost

Maintenance issues at schools will be tackled with a record $390 million injection of funding for a blitz on backlog repairs. The NSW Government will provide $29.5 million to Metro - South schools with a list of schools to be announced next month. This increased funding will help provide the maintenance our local schools need now and into the future. Maintaining school facilities is essential to ensuring our students get the education they deserve and I’m delighted the NSW Government has … [Read more...]

Vaccines Work!

The start of World Immunisation Week today is a great reminder for everyone to ensure their kids’ vaccinations and their own are up to date. The theme of this year’s World Immunisation Week is #VaccinesWork. It’s worth remembering that immunisation prevents between two million and three million deaths each year around the world. We all have a part to play in keeping our community healthy. One effective measure is NSW Health’s very popular smartphone app, which sends personalised reminders … [Read more...]

Cheaper Greenslips Resulting From NSW Government Reforms

Around $120 will be shaved off the average Green Slip for motorists in Heathcote under the NSW Government’s CTP reforms. https://youtu.be/YGgS-ih41Mc     The current scheme is one of the least affordable in the country and delivers just 45 cents in every Green Slip dollar to injured road users, with the rest going to scheme costs such as legal fees, insurer profits and medical fees. Over the last decade, Heathcote Green Slip prices have increased by 85 per cent, with the … [Read more...]

Nominate A Local Business Woman For The 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards

The Telstra Business Women’s Awards, now in its 23rd year, seeks to raise the profile of women in business by recognising and rewarding their courage, leadership and creativity. There are many business women in the Heathcote Electorate who come from a diverse range of working backgrounds and are trailblazing in their industries. The Awards champion these women, ensuring their achievements become part of the national conversation.   Anyone can nominate a business woman they admire, … [Read more...]

NSW Receives Massive Infrastructure Boost

The NSW Government has announced the successful 35-year concession of Land and Property Information’s titling and registry services to the Australian Registry Investments (ARI) consortium. This will add an extra $2.6 billion to the investment of new infrastructure across NSW. The Government will invest $1 billion of the proceeds into its stadia package while the remaining $1.6 billion will be invested into other infrastructure projects through its Restart NSW fund, with 30 per cent going to … [Read more...]

Organisations Working With Children In NSW To Easily Access World Class Training

I welcome the launch of a free online learning tool to help staff and volunteers in all child-related organisations build their capacity to become child-safe. The eight modules contained in the resource will assist child-related organisations in identifying grooming practices and developing policies and guidelines for workers.The online learning tool forms part of the Child Safe Strategy for NSW and will complement the draft Child Safe Principles which have now been released for public … [Read more...]