Out and About:

It has been awesome to get out and about over this last month. In early May, we had two weeks of Parliament sitting. Since then, I have been able to deliver Parliamentary Reports in Maitland and Albion Park… Read More

CDP Achievements

Over the last five years, the Christian Democratic Party has been pivotal in helping NSW maintain its AAA Credit Rating and ensuring NSW become the number one economy in Australia. The Christian Democratic Party has a history of… Read More

Coastal Management Bill 2016

Last week, I debated the Coastal Management Bill in the Upper House.  I have been contacted by many constituents in regards to this Bill, especially concerns regarding the lack of detail that has been provided in regards to… Read More

Local Government Amendment (Parliamentary Inquiry Recommendations) Bill 2016

The Christian Democratic Party is opposed to forced amalgamations. On Thursday 12th May, the Rev. the Hon. Fred Nile introduced a Bill that seeks to amend current Local Government legislation and takes on board the recommendations and findings… Read More

Assyrian New Year Celebration 2016

It was my pleasure to attend the 6766th Assyrian New Year celebrations in Fairfield on Sunday 3rd April and I would like to congratulate the Assyrian Universal Alliance for a wonderful occasion. Assyrian New Year is a national… Read More

The Importance of Regional Jobs

As the former Mayor of the Shoalhaven and as a Member of the Legislative Council for New South Wales (NSW) I understand the importance of regional jobs. In regional NSW it is much easier to keep a regional… Read More

Limitation Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2016.

I was pleased to support the Limitation Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2016. The passing of this Act gives victims of Child Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse an opportunity to seek justice without the restriction of a time limit…. Read More

Committee finds local government reforms ‘unfit’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 29 October 2015 The parliamentary committee inquiring into local government in New South Wales tabled its final report today. The inquiry focused on the NSW Government’s Fit for the Future reform program for local government…. Read More

Respect parents when deciding to close a school, says parliamentary committee.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 October 2015 A New South Wales Upper House committee released its report on the closure of public schools today. The inquiry focused on two small schools in the Hunter Valley: Martins Creek Public School,… Read More

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