New school guide offers hundreds of programmes for young innovators

School students in North Sydney will have unprecedented access to more than 250 entrepreneurial, science, digital technology, engineering and mathematics programmes with the release of a new guide. SPI (STEM Programme Index) 2016 is effectively a one-stop catalogue of innovative initiatives provided by business, ... More

ANZAC day events across the North Sydney electorate

A century ago, the focus of the First World War turned to the Western Front. The battles and victories of this era helped define the War, and define early Australia. The soldiers of the Australian Army earned a reputation, which continues to this day, as a professional and formidable fighting force that works hard, ... More

Government confirms commitment to new park at Platypus

Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman, has welcomed confirmation that the federal government remains committed to creating a new park and public foreshore access at the former submarine base, HMAS Platypus on Neutral Bay. “Protecting our harbour foreshores is a priority for me and the $20 million commitment we ... More

New business portal to help North Sydney businesses

The opportunities for North Sydney businesses to export are continuing to grow, with a third round of tariff cuts under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement now in place. This is also combined with recent signed Free Trade Agreements with Korea, Japan and China to form a powerful trifecta, opening doors to ... More

SES volunteers recognised for major storm recovery support

Last night, the efforts of the North Sydney SES Unit were recognised in a special ceremony at their headquarters in Waverton. Trent Zimmerman, Member for North Sydney, presented the volunteer unit with certificates of thanks for their work in the local community in responding to calls for help, as well as providing out ... More

Cities play a vital role in livability and economic successes

Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman, said he was looking forward to promoting a strong federal role in the economic and social development of our cities following his appointment as Co-Convenor of the Parliamentary Friends of Better Cities.  Mr Zimmerman was appointed co-convenor of the bipartisan group following ... More

Talented people central to creating an innovative nation

High-performing, innovative nation needs skilled, talented people to drive ideas from research to application. Yesterday I launched The ACS and Deloitte’s Digital Pulse Report for 2016 which outlines the skills needed to equip our workforce to participate in a digital future. The Turnbull Government’s Innovation ... More

Applications invited for community heritage projects

Trent Zimmerman, Federal Member for North Sydney invites local organisations that need support to preserve and conserve important Australian heritage to apply for a Community Heritage Grant. Managed by the National Library, and funded by the Australian Government, the Community Heritage Grants program provides grants of ... More

First Speech in the House of Representatives

Today I made my First Speech in the House of Representatives and set out what I want to achieve in this Parliament. I want to be part of a Parliament that creates a more prosperous, fairer and sustainable Australia. I reaffirmed my pledge to work hard every day for the people in my electorate of North Sydney. My ... More

Defence White Paper secures future of Waterhen in Waverton

Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman MP, today welcomed the federal government’s Defence White Paper and its commitment to the future of HMAS Waterhen in Waverton. “The White Paper sets out the Turnbull government’s long-term plan to ensure Australia’s national security. Mr Zimmerman said the White ... More