MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR COMMITS $7 MILLION TOWARDS AGED CARE FOR THE COPTIC COMMUNITY  - 11 MAY 2019

Joint with Federal Member for McMahon, Chris Bowen MP, and Federal Member for Chifley, Ed Husic MP.  A Shorten Labor Government will invest up to $7 million to establish a dedicated facility in Blacktown to provide aged care services to the Coptic Community.  Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WILL SUPPORT RESPITE CENTRE FOR OLDER MIGRANTS LIVING IN WESTERN SYDNEY - 9 MAY 2019

Joint with Tony Burke MP, Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Australia.  A Shorten Labor Government will deliver $5 million in funding towards the construction of tailored, culturally appropriate respite centre for older migrants living in Western Sydney.  Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - FEDERAL LABOR TO DRIVE M9 ORBITAL PLANNING - 6 MAY 2019

Joint with Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development Anthony Albanese MP, Ed Husic MP, Michelle Rowland MP, Susan Templeman MP, Mike Freelander MP and Diane Beamer, Labor Candidate for Lindsay  A Shorten Labor Government will meet the future transport needs of Western Sydney by committing $50 million to progress planning for the M9, also known as the Outer Sydney Orbital, in close consultation with the local community.  Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WILL EXPAND THE WESTERN SYDNEY CITY DEAL - 6 MAY 2019

Joint with Shadow Minister for Cities Anthony Albanese MP, Chris Bowen MP and Ed Husic MP.  A Shorten Labor Government will expand the Western Sydney City Deal to include Blacktown City Council through our City Partnerships program. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR INVESTS $7 MILLION TOWARDS NEW BLACKTOWN CAMPUS - 24 APRIL 2019

Joint with Senator Louise Pratt, Shadow Assistant Minister for Universities, Chris Bowen MP, Federal Member for McMahon, and Ed Husic MP, Federal Member for Chifley. A Shorten Labor Government will commit $7 million towards plans put forward by Blacktown City Council and Australian Catholic University (ACU) to bring a university campus to Blacktown. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR SPLASHES OUT ON WENTWORTHVILLE POOL - 23 APRIL 2019

Joint with Senator Don Farrell, Shadow Minister for Sport, and Julie Owens MP, Federal Member for Parramatta. Labor has dived into the campaign to upgrade the ageing Wentworthville Memorial Swimming Centre, committing $1 million to deliver long overdue upgrades.    Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - BUDGET FAILS TO DELIVER FOR GREENWAY - 3 APRIL 2019

After six years of cuts and chaos, the Liberals have handed down their sixth Budget, under their third Treasurer, and have locked in cuts that hurt our local community. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - 2019 GREENWAY EASTER COLOURING COMPETITION NOW OPEN! - 12 MARCH 2019

Federal Member for Greenway, Michelle Rowland, is encouraging local school students to get their design skills ready for the 2019 Greenway Easter Colouring Competition, with a chance to take home an Easter hamper. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - LABOR WILL EXPAND COMMUTER PARKING AT QUAKERS HILL TRAIN STATION - 15 FEBRUARY 2019

Joint with Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Albanese MP, NSW Shadow Minister for Transport, Jodi McKay MP, Federal Member for Chifley, Ed Husic MP and Labor Candidate for Riverstone, Dr Annemarie Christie. Federal and State Labor governments would jointly invest $16 million to nearly double car parking at the Quakers Hill train station to ease parking shortages and encourage more commuters to use public transport. Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE - RIVERSTONE NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE & COMMUNITY AID SERVICE FACES ANOTHER CRUEL CUT - 18 DECEMBER 2018

Riverstone Neighbourhood Centre & Community Aid Service has fallen victim to the Morrison Government’s dysfunction, with the Centre facing another cut to their funding. Continue reading