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Communities along the proposed WestConnex route continue to be ignored when it comes to the basic mitigation measures that might make their lives more bearable. The Sydney Motorway Corporation has confirmed it will build a solid five-metre noise wall between the Wattle Street construction site and adjacent houses on Walker Avenue, Haberfield. 

September 14, 2017

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That this House:

  1. Notes there are concerns that the Government plans to catch communities unaware along the Sydenham to Bankstown railway line with an extra 25,000 more units in addition to the 35,000 units included in its draft plans for mass rezoning.

September 14, 2017

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That this House:

  1. Notes the Commonwealth Government has committed to a national postal survey on marriage equality, risking the well-being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, and Questioning (LGBTIQ) communities across Australia.

September 12, 2017

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Before I delve into the detail of the issues, I need to disclose that I live with my husband and son within the Dulwich Hill Precinct. These plans potentially affect half of the Summer Hill electorate and I stand with you as both a Member of Parliament and an affected resident.

August 11, 2017

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Like many in this House, I support a woman’s right to make choices about their own reproductive health. The Government blocked me from giving this speech in Parliament last week.

August 10, 2017

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Given the events of this week, this matter of public importance raised by the member for Sydney is particularly timely. It is appropriate that this House again put on the record its support for marriage equality. 

August 10, 2017

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Gift of Bread is a fantastic example of inner west ingenuity.

Volunteers collect excess bread donated from local bakeries, slice it up, pack it and supply it to community organisations throughout the inner west.

August 09, 2017

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On Saturday 22 July I joined other local Labor Party members to participate in the Stop WestConnex Lantern procession, which was organised by the many community resident action groups that are opposed to the project. 

August 03, 2017

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On 1 July the National Disability Insurance Scheme [NDIS] rolled out across New South Wales.

August 03, 2017

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After an agonising fourteen month wait, the Minister for Planning has finally announced the Government’s updated plans for the Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor.

 

August 01, 2017