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Petition - Lizard Rock

June 29, 2023

Firstly, I thank the more than 12,000 residents who signed the petition. They want this Chamber to hear a clear message. Precious bushland on the northern beaches should be protected for future generations and, in fact, everywhere—let us be honest. The petition before the...

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Bills Referral- Minerals Legislation Amendment

June 29, 2023

I am genuinely conflicted about this referral motion, and I will speak both for and against the motion to explain why I am genuinely annoyed and conflicted. I note that the students from St Augustine's and Killarney Heights had to leave, for which I...

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Question Time - Core and Cluster Program

June 26, 2023

I direct my question to the Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. When will details of successful projects under tranche 2 of the core and cluster women's refuge program be publicly announced so that people on...

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Private Members Statement - PEP 11

June 01, 2023

Having fought this issue for many years, I find it offensive and extremely disappointing that the spectre of PEP 11, the dangerous proposal for drilling for gas off the coastline from Newcastle to Manly, still hangs over us. Despite overwhelming opposition, including an unusual amount...

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Public Interest Debate - Sydney World Pride

May 31, 2023

I speak in proud support of Wakehurst's LGBTQI+ community and express my sincere congratulations to all involved in Sydney WorldPride 2023. As Sydneysiders, we were incredibly lucky to have had this opportunity to showcase the love, the kindness and the celebration of our diversity...

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Private Members Statement - Northern Beaches Bus Services

May 25, 2023

During the election campaign and in the months since, the deterioration in reliability of bus services on the northern beaches has been raised with me time and again. In my electorate of Wakehurst, buses are the only form of public transport available. Day in,...

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All Wakehurst Parkway Upgrades Locked In!

May 25, 2023

My question is directed to the Minister for Transport, representing the Minister for Roads. For too long, desperately needed upgrades to the Wakehurst Parkway have been neglected by successive governments. Will the new Government deliver its pre-election commitment of $13 million for the flood mitigation...

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Private Members Statement - Lizard Rock

May 11, 2023

I am honoured to deliver my first private member's statement on the issue of protecting Lizard Rock and the surrounding bushland from inappropriate development. The electorate of Wakehurst is very fortunate to have large areas of intact native bushland.

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