SPEECH – CYBERSAFETY – 5 JUNE 2013

Private Members’ Business – Cybersafety 5 June 2013 Continue reading

SPEECH – NBN – 5 JUNE 2013

Matter of Public Importance – NBN 5 June 2013 Continue reading

SPEECH – VICTIMS' RIGHTS - 5 JUNE 2013

On 18 November 2011, a fire tore through the Quakers Hill Nursing Home centre in my electorate, tragically killing 11 residents. Some perished in the fire; others as a result of their injuries. Continue reading

SPEECH – CANCER COUNCIL'S BIGGEST MORNING TEA – 4 JUNE 2013

I rise to commend the fantastic fundraising efforts of the Greenway community in supporting the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea this year and to acknowledge the 20th anniversary of such a great initiative. Continue reading

SPEECH – BLACKTOWN CITY COUNCIL – 27 MAY 2013

Adjournment Debate – Blacktown City Council House of Representatives Continue reading

BUDGET DELIVERS FOR WESTERN SYDNEY COMMUTERS

Blacktown Federal MPs, Michelle Rowland and Ed Husic, have heralded the 2013 Federal Budget’s provision of $1.8 billion for the WestConnex link as a victory for commuters in Western Sydney. The project will include capacity improvements on the existing M4 and M5 corridors, extend the M4 to Sydney Airport, and improve access to the Sydney CBD and Port Botany. Continue reading

VICTORY FOR THOSE THAT NEED IT MOST

Federal Member for Greenway, Michelle Rowland said this year’s Budget is a victory for thousands of local residents with a disability, their families and their carers. “This Budget is a victory for those that need it most. It is a victory for around 3,200 disabled people I represent who are eligible for support under DisabilityCare,” Ms Rowland said. Continue reading

ROWLAND CALLS ON STATE GOVERNMENT TO GIVE STATIONS A LIFT

There are 417 good reasons for the State Government to deliver on its promise to improve access at Pendle Hill and Toongabbie train stations. That’s how many people have signed the Federal Member for Greenway, Michelle Rowland’s petition calling on the State Government to deliver on their promise to upgrade the stations. Ms Rowland today presented the petitions to Toongabbie State MP, Nathan Rees at Pendle Hill station. Continue reading

ROWLAND WELCOMES REFERENDUM ON COUNCILS

Federal Member for Greenway, Michelle Rowland has welcomed the Prime Minister’s decision to go ahead with a referendum on September 14 on the financial recognition of local government in the Constitution. Ms Rowland, who chaired the Joint Select Committee on the Constitutional Recognition of Local Government, said this was a vitally important issue that needs to be addressed. Continue reading

NBN SWITCHED ON IN BLACKTOWN

Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Michelle Rowland MP Federal Member for Greenway Ed Husic MP Federal Member for Chifley JOINT MEDIA RELEASE NBN switched on in Blacktown Continue reading