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

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

New playground for Giant Steps

Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman, has today helped open the new playground for the Giant Steps School in Gladesville. Partially funded by a $75,000 grant from the Turnbull Government’s Capital Grants Program the new playground will provide significantly improved facilities for the 80 students who attend the ... More

Statement on the retirement of the Hon Jillian Skinner

Trent Zimmerman MP has issued the following statement on the retirement of the Hon Jillian Skinner. “Jillian Skinner has been a faithful servant of the people of North Shore for almost 23 years. Her commitment to the electorate and to the health portfolio in NSW is unmatched in recent memory. In her time as the Member ... More

Retirement of Superintendent Doreen Cruickshank

Statement in the House of Representatives Parliament of Australia 14 September 2016 I rise to honour the career of Superintendent Doreen Cruickshank, Australia's longest-serving female police officer, who recently retired after 45 years of service to the people of New South Wales. Superintendent Cruickshank was ... More

Federal government to support Lane Cove’s community hub

The federal government will provide $20,000 to help the Lane Cove and Northside Community Service (LCNSCS) establish its new facilities later this year. The new facilities on Little Lane in Lane Cove will allow the LCNSCS to better cater for the residents it assists through its program of activities and services. M... More

SES volunteers thanked for storm clean up

Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman, has thanked local State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers who worked tirelessly, over the weekend and continue to clean up today after the weekend’s extreme weather. “SES volunteers responded to hundreds of calls for help across the lower north shore, in response to high ... More

Lane Cove historic landmark gets high tech upgrade

One of the oldest buildings in Lane Cove is set for a high-tech upgrade following a community grant from the federal government. Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman, announced Lane Cove Historical Society would receive funding to install interactive information hubs at the historic Carisbrook House in Lane Cove. ... More

North Sydney region’s innovation future

Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman, Assistant Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy and local businessesman Tim Power, have today co-chaired the first meeting of the North Sydney Innovation Network to promote the local region as a hub for innovation businesses, particularly in the digital economy. The first meeting of ... More

Community to give feedback on new foreshore urban park

Local residents will be able to have their say on the future planning of a new foreshore urban park on Neutral Bay, at a community open day on Saturday May 14. The Sydney Harbour Federation Trust will throw open the gates to the former submarine base, HMAS Platypus, allowing locals to view the site, attend information ... More