Speeches

Stanmore Festival of Music is an annual community music festival, bringing together a wide variety of inner west musical talents and tunes.

November 20, 2019

Speeches

The inner west is Sydney’s cultural capital. The Perfect Match program, which I initiated as Mayor of Marrickville, has grown from a small trial to a pivotal part of the council’s annual Edge festival.

November 19, 2019

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Last month I was pleased to host an Inner West Youth Mental Health Forum at Petersham Bowling Club. The forum was an opportunity to learn more about the pressures young people face and the scale of the challenge we face together.

November 13, 2019

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Paint the Town REaD in Marrickville teaches families, early childhood educators and communities the importance of literacy for growing minds.

November 12, 2019

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Walking Volunteers are a group of avid walking enthusiasts who give their time and expertise to map out continuous walking routes around Sydney for the benefit of all Sydneysiders.

October 24, 2019

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Sunday October 20th marked the 43rd Annual Walkthon for the Greek Welfare Centre, hosted by St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Parish in Marrickville.

October 23, 2019

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The Water Supply (Critical Needs) Bill 2019 aims to protect water supply to drought-ravaged towns by declaring developments to Wyangala, Mole River and Dungowan dams to be critical State significant infrastructure.

October 23, 2019

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I warmly congratulate Cynthia Bacon, proud mum of Sophia and Olivia at Marrickville West Public School, who has been named Public School Parent of the Year at this year's Public Education Foundation Awards.

October 22, 2019

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This Thursday marks the Cancer Council's Pink Ribbon Day, dedicated to raising awareness and funds to tackle breast and gynaecological cancers.

October 22, 2019

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The recent revelations from the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission's review into police actions at last year's Splendour in the Grass festival are appalling. We have learned that seven minors were strip searched at the event and only one in the presence of a parent or guardian, as is required by law. We have learned that just 8.4 per cent of people strip searched at the Splendour in the Grass were found to be in possession of illicit drugs.

October 22, 2019