NEWSFrom Epping and NSW
Over 300,000 parents to babies born over the past three years have received gift packages of essential items. The Baby Bundle is part of a larger $157 million NSW Government package.
Principals from 10 leading NSW public schools met for the first time yesterday as part of a ground-breaking advisory group to help drive school excellence and improvement across the state.
Track laying on the next stage of Australia’s biggest public transport project is more than 95 per cent complete in the 15.5 kilometre metro railway twin tunnels, which will link new communities to rail services, slash travel times and support further employment growth.
The NSW Government is ramping up its investment in vital infrastructure to support the delivery of more than 30,000 new homes in areas of Western Sydney that are experiencing record growth.
A multi-million upgrade to RSPCA NSW Adoption and Education Centre in Western Sydney has been opened today by Premier Dominic Perrottet, Minister for Local Government Wendy Tuckerman, and RSPCA CEO Steve Coleman.
Thousands of students have returned from the Easter holidays to benefit from a $376.1 million investment in school infrastructure, with five new or upgraded public schools opening their doors today.
Western Sydney communities will benefit from a new neonatal intensive care unit, expanded emergency department and 200-plus inpatient beds under the $1 billion Nepean Hospital redevelopment, with construction of the first hospital tower now complete.
The Commonwealth and NSW Governments’ latest assistance package is providing more than $551.7 million for flood-affected communities with $285 million to support the Temporary Housing Support Package.
Well-known regional personality Anna Barwick has been named the 2022 NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year at the NSW Women of the Year Awards held in Sydney today.
Around 300,000 households across the state have taken advantage of the NSW Government’s new voucher program Parents NSW, offering $250 in vouchers as a thank you for their efforts to support learning from home in 2021.
More than 2,800 graduate nurses and midwives will start work across 130 NSW public hospitals and health facilities this year in a major boost for the NSW Health system.
Parents and carers of children enrolled in all primary schools in NSW will benefit from a new $155 million program for Before and After School Care (BASC) services to provide greater support and access to BASC services.
My vision for Sydney is a liveable, workable, beautiful city. I want to tell you how we can bring that vision to life in the West. How we can take the next step in Western Sydney’s evolution: Shifting the focus from big infrastructure, to great jobs, quality of life, and culture and making every part of Western Sydney a great place to live. In short, how we can deliver the best for the West.
Today my topic is the future of federation in a post-COVID world. The pandemic may not yet be over but now is the right time to start thinking about the lessons COVID has taught us about our federal system of government and how we can respond. The pandemic has been a stress-test for federation demonstrating its many strengths, and weaknesses..
It’s a real honour and privilege to have been asked to deliver this address in the greatest city, the greatest state, the greatest country in the world. In a few short years, the Bradfield Oration has become not just a fixture in the life of our city, but the benchmark for the best of public imagination.
Becoming Premier is a great honour – but I want to be clear that the job I have committed to is not just to lead NSW, but to serve all its people.
NSW is back. From the deepest recession in our lifetime, we are back to growth, and back on track. And it is no accident. Ten years ago we imagined a better future for our State.
The NSW Productivity Commission White Paper identifies 60 opportunities to drive productivity, growth and reboot the economy of New South Wales to help pave the way for reform – and a better quality of life for Australians.
Following a year severely impacted by COVID-19, it was even more moving than usual to be able to once again commemorate ANZAC Day alongside the Epping community. Various events across the electorate...
The Cheltenham Recreation Club has served the local community for over a century, beginning in 1912 when William Harris offered to donate two acres from his garden to establish “a bowling green for...
I would like to pay tribute to Mary Jo Reeve of Beecroft, who passed away on 25 January 2021. She was a fine citizen and made an outstanding contribution to the Beecroft community over many decades....
Today I would like to acknowledge the 8RAR Long Hai Day Commemoration Service I attended on Sunday 28 February at the Epping Cenotaph in Boronia Park, along with the Hon. Damien Tudehope MLC,...
For consumers and businesses, the shock of lockdowns, border restrictions and ongoing uncertainty was a disaster for confidence. As the horrors of 2020 begin to recede, NSW looks to be on the up-and-up once again.
Good afternoon – and can I say how good it is to speak at a UDIA luncheon – and to even do it in person. I was due to be here late last year. But last year was the kind of year that illustrated the...