Constituency Statement: Vale Mr Ian Bruce Carrick AO

(North Sydney) (11:05): I too want to speak today in memory of one of Australia’s finest, Ian Kiernan. I think that all Australians were saddened yesterday to learn of his death from cancer at the age of 78. Ian Kiernan is appropriately revered by Australians... read more

Statement by Member: Death Penalty

(North Sydney) (13:52): Forty-four years ago this parliament passed legislation to abolish the death penalty for federal or territory offences, and it is 51 years since the last person in Australia was executed under state laws. While these reforms are longstanding... read more

Constituency Statement: 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

Member Statement: 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

North Sydney Community Awards Hosted by Annabel Crabb

North Sydney Community Awards Each year I organise the North Sydney Community Awards to honour those volunteering and working in our community. This year the Awards were held on 27 September 2018 and shone a very bright light on all those who serve our community. It... 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