North Sydney Seniors Expo 2017

You’re invited to my second annual North Sydney Seniors Expo which I am holding on Thursday, 23 November 2017. I organise the Seniors Expo to showcase local community groups, businesses, aged care services, and government agencies that are providing services to... read more

World Osteoporosis Day 2017

Mr Speaker, Tomorrow is World Osteoporosis Day and it’s an opportunity to focus on bone health in Australia. This is a serious health issue which is resulting in over 160,000 fractures each year. In fact, in 2016 it cost our economy more than $2 billion. Osteoporosis... read more

Retirement of Ms Judith Felton – Hunters Hill High School

Mr Speaker I rise today to acknowledge the retirement of Ms Judith Felton, a remarkable educator who has served as Principal of Hunters Hill High School for almost two decades. Ms Felton’s passion for her students’ education, her work with parents and the community... read more

Vote YES – let’s get this done so we can all move forward

It is important all Australians participate in the postal survey on marriage equality and I encourage voters to complete and post back the survey form as soon as they receive it so their views are counted. If the majority of Australians vote yes, the law will change... read more

Service to our local councils

Mr Speaker This coming Saturday, residents across many areas in Sydney will be voting in local government elections. I encourage local residents to ensure they participate in the elections of the four councils that have their homes in my electorate: Hunter’s... read more

NDIS Forum in the North Sydney

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is one of the most important social policy reforms undertaken by federal and state governments in recent years. All of us know Australians – be they family, friends or work colleagues – who are living with a disability. And any... read more

Vale, Betty Cuthbert

I would like to associate myself with the remarks made in the House by the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition following the very sad recent passing of Betty Cuthbert. I want to commend both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition on their... read more