123 Results for author: Luke Barnes

Parliamentary Committee: Tabling ‘Bedtime reading: inquiry into sleep health awareness in Australia’ Report

Mr ZIMMERMAN: by leave—I'm pleased to be able to table the health committee's report, Bedtime reading: inquiry into sleep health awareness in Australia. While there are many committee reports tabled in this place that might inadvertently provoke a good night's sleep, this is one report where it's actually our objecti... More

Parliamentary Committee: Report on the inquiry into the 2017-18 annual reports of the Department of Health and Australian Hearing

The inquiry into the 2017-18 annual reports of the Department of Health and Australian Hearing focused on hearing services and follows the committee's own 2017 inquiry into the hearing health and wellbeing of Australians. The 2017 hearing health report was well received by those in the hearing health sectors and has been a ... More

Constituency Statement: North Sydney Speech Writing Competition

Mr Speaker Notwithstanding the bruising discourse that occassionally occurs in this chamber, the future of our nation is bright and in safe hands. I make this observation in response to the hundreds of outstanding submissions that my office received as part of the annual North Sydney Speech Writing Competition. Each ... More

Federal Budget Delivers over $20m for Harbour Foreshore and Sub Base Platypus

The Federal Budget has delivered new funding for the next stage of the transformation of Sub Base Playtpus on Neutral Bay into a wonderful harbourside facility for our community. I have been fighting for funding to help complete the project and the Budget has allocated $11.4 million to allow the federal government's ... More

Constituency Statement: Vale Daphne Dunne

(North Sydney) (13:36): This week we lost a wonderful Australian, Daphne Dunne, who passed away on Monday at the grand age of 99. Daphne captured the hearts of many of us—in my community, across our nation and, perhaps most famously of all, in the royal palaces of London. Daphne celebrated her 99th birthday just last ... More

Saving Lane Cove Pool – $2 million from Federal Government

  $2 million in federal funding has been secured to help Lane Cove Council rebuild the Lane Cove Olypmic Pool! This is great news for our community. Lane Cove Pool is one of our region's most important sporting facilities. It is used by residents, school students and the Lane Cove Swim Club as well as major ... More

$515 000 in Federal Funding Secured for Thomson Oval Artarmon

Improved sport and recreation facilities are something that I've been fighting hard for to ensure we are able to support young people and the growing number of families making their home in our wonderful part of Sydney. I am therefore thrilled to let you know that I have been able to secure $515 000 in federal funding to ... More

$7 000 Stronger Communities Funding for Hunter’s Hill Preschool Playground

All projects, whether they are for big or little people, contribute to making our community stronger and improving our way of life now and into the future. With this in mind it has been a pleasure to secure federal funding of $7 000 through the Stronger Communities Program to assist Hunter’s Hill Preschool remodel ... More

St Leonard Locals Adore Gore Hill

Gore Hill Park in St Leonards has been redeveloped to create a multi-use sports ground in the northern Sydney suburb. Federal Member for North Sydney Trent Zimmerman, who attended today’s opening event, said the project has transformed the much-loved park into a high-quality facility catering for numerous sports... More

Constituency Statement: Gore Hill Oval

(North Sydney) (13:34): For almost a century, Gore Hill Oval in my electorate has been one of our region's busiest playing fields. Across the years, it has seen its fair share of footy boots, spikes and bare feet. It has become a major home for cricket and AFL. It is, in fact, one of the busiest AFL training grounds in the ... More