Lane Cove 12ft Sailing Skiff Club

As a harbourside electorate, North Sydney is home to a number of sailing clubs. They play a wonderful role in encouraging residents, particularly young people, to take to our beautiful waterways. Our community was therefore devastated to learn that one of those clubs,... read more

Marine Plastic Pollution

As an island continent, famously ‘girt by sea’, we are a nation and a people who have been shaped by the oceans that are around us. Our sunny coastline is understandably a source of wonderment for both Australians and visitors alike. Our pattern of... read more

Yamim Noraim – Jewish New Year celebrations, Rosh Hashana

This is an important time of year for the Jewish community around the world, and I want to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to all of those observing Yamim Noraim. The Jewish New Year celebrations, Rosh Hashana, which have just concluded , are a special... read more

Lane Cove Community Events

The Lane Cove community in my electorate has always demonstrated a selfless community spirit. Last weekend was no exception, with local residents joining together to support two major fundraising events for exceptionally worthwhile causes. The first was held on... read more

60th Anniversary of the Ensemble Theatre

Today I rise to celebrate an important milestone in the vibrant cultural life of my electorate and indeed all of Sydney: the 60th anniversary of the Ensemble Theatre. For six decades, the much-loved Ensemble has presented to audiences some of the finest international... read more

Drought fundraising efforts across our community

Like all Australians, residents of my electorate have been moved by the plight of farmers affected by the drought. Our connection with those living and working on the land runs deep, even in the heart of our great cities. That concern is manifesting itself in action,... read more

The Village Observer – 25th Birthday

Mr Speaker I rise today to celebrate the 25th anniversary of one of the great local institutions in my electorate, The Village Observer newspaper. The Village Observer is a much-loved local publication that serves residents living in the municipalities of Lane Cove... read more

Rotary Club of North Sydney – 90th Anniversary

Mr Deputy Speaker This week the Rotary Club of North Sydney celebrates an incredible milestone, its 90th anniversary. The club was chartered on 16 August 1928, and on Thursday night it will mark its nine decades of achievement. The Rotary Club of North Sydney has been... read more

Lane Cove + Creative Studios

My electorate has always been home to some of Sydney’s most important contributors to the cultural life of our city—be it writers, musicians or artists. Inspired by our harbourside location, it’s a tradition that dates back thousands of years, as the rock... read more