Minister for Environment Visits Sub Base Platypus

The next stage of Sub Base Platypus is coming close to fruition with more fo the site opening to the public in a few months time. This week I took the new Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, on a tour of the site. In the federal budget our government committed over $10 million for what comes ... More

Thank You North Sydney!

Thank you to the people of North Sydney for putting their faith in me to represent them in federal parliament. The Coalition took a strong plan to the Australian people that focused on helping Australians get on with their lives and fulfil their aspirations. Our plan focused on lower taxes, a stronger economy, more jobs ... More

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