Tackling congestion and improving roads
- $48 million Bells Line of Road corridor improvement program, which aims to deliver safety upgrades between Kurrajong Heights and Lithgow. [Link]
- Work on overtaking lane near Bilpin finished three months early [Link]
- Australian Government commits $18 million to Richmond intersection improvements. [Link]
- $2.3 million project to improve the road surface of Pitt Town Road, between Windsor Road at McGraths Hill and Glebe Road at Pitt Town.
- $5 million of new money for safety works and the Pitt Town Bypass.
- Over $60 billion to be invested in infrastructure across NSW over the next 4 years.
Investing in the next generation of services
- Construction of a state of the art fire station for South Windsor. [Link]
- New Service NSW one-stop shop in Richmond.
- Secured St Albans tower to expand mobile coverage and improve safety for residents in St Albans and Macdonald Valley [Link]
- Supporting chemotherapy at Hawkesbury Hospital.
- Provided funding to extend services of New Haven Farm Home in Freemans Reach and Richmond. [Link]
- $100,000 grant towards Hawkesbury Women’s Domiestic Violence and Rehabilitation Centre.
Supercharging Hawkesbury tourism
- $3 million investment in local tourism to showcase our history, heritage and natural beauty to bring visitors and business to the area. [Link]
- Established Hawkesbury Visitor Economy Advisory Committee to identify opportunities to grow visitor economy. [Link]
Providing more options for local students
- Expanding the School Leadership Programme so local Year 12 students can be mentored by prominent leaders in Australia.
- Local schools to benefit from the NSW Government’s $340 million Literacy and Numeracy Strategy 2017-2020. [Link]
- Local public schools will receive $2,209,736 in additional needs-based funding in 2017. [Link]
- $115 million in funding to make early childhood education more affordable for local families and reduce fees by an average of 30%. [Link] .
- Students to benefit from school safety boost for Hawkesbury area. [Link]
Protecting our environment and heritage
- $14,500 in NSW Government heritage grants to protect Hawkesbury’s local heritage. [Link]
- $12,000 investment to preserve Stanley Park Crown Reserve in East Kurrajong. [Link]
- $58 million to raise walls of the Warragamba Dam to prevent flooding from of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment area.
- Completed construction of the South Windsor Recycling Centre.