Drummoyne News

WALKING TOGETHER: JOHN SIDOTI MP ANNOUNCES MORE SERVICES IN DRUMMOYNE FOCUSING ON ABORIGINAL CULTURE

More services in Drummoyne will have access to the appropriate resources to embed Aboriginal culture into everyday activities and engage with the local Aboriginal community, Local Member John Sidoti has announced today. Mr Sidoti said the NSW Government’s Ngroo Walking Together program will benefit two childcare centres in the Drummoyne electorate. “This program is another […]

THE GIFT CARD THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

Consumers will now be able to enjoy extended expiry dates on gift cards thanks to nation-leading reforms introduced by the NSW Government. Member for Drummoyne said from Saturday 31 March, all gift cards sold in NSW must have a minimum three-year expiry date. Mr Sidoti said the move would put up to $60 million a […]

JOHN SIDOTI WELCOMES PLANS FOR MORE BOARDING HOUSE PARKING

The NSW Government has mandated that boarding houses in NSW will have to provide more parking spaces according to in order to reduce the demand and impact on street parking. Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti welcomed the proposed changes in response to community concerns of too many cars parked on neighbourhood streets. “The Drummoyne electorate […]

IMPROVING LYONS ROAD FOR A SAFER JOURNEY

Roads and Maritime Services will continue essential repair work from Tuesday 3 April on Lyons Road between Drummoyne and Five Dock. Mr Sidoti said this important repair work will provide a better journey for motorists travelling along this busy stretch, between Victoria and Great North roads. This project is funded by a $1.5billion NSW Government […]

NSW PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDS OF ITALY MEETING

Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti today held the second NSW Parliamentary Friends of Italy meeting at NSW Parliament. Mr Sidoti is the chair and contact person for this Friendship Group which has bipartisan support from Members of Parliament. This Parliamentary Friendship Group meeting was attended by: John Sidoti MP, Member for Drummoyne Greg Aplin MP, […]

RETURN AND EARN OPENS IN CONCORD

Member for Drummoyne John Sidoti joined Minister for the Environment Gabrielle Upton to inspect the new Return and Earn reverse vending machine kiosk at Briars Sports Club Concord today. The Concord reverse vending machine kiosk is the latest to be installed as part of the NSW Container Deposit Scheme, which today reached 100 million containers […]

NEW OPERATOR BOOST TO BUS SERVICES IN THE DRUMMOYNE ELECTORATE

Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti today announced major benefits for bus customers in the Drummoyne electorate with Transit Systems winning the competitive tender to operate bus services in the Inner West. “If you catch a bus locally in the Inner West or into the city, you’ll notice the new operator start to boost services on […]

BAY RUN SEPARATE PATHWAY EXTENSION OPEN FOR SUMMER

A 500 metre extension of separated pathway for cyclists and pedestrians on the Bay Run from the new Iron Cove Creek Bridge to UTS Rowing Club Haberfield opened this week. Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne joined State Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti MP in unveiling the extension in time for the summer holidays. The project […]

LEGATEE YVONNE CHATWIN AWARDED A COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti today joined Legacy NSW at Club Burwood RSL to present Legatee, Yvonne Chatwin with a Community Service Award for the NSW Government in recognition and appreciation of her outstanding contribution to the community. Mr Sidoti said the Award highlights the tremendous contribution that Yvonne Chatwin has made to Legacy in […]

SUPERMARKET SAVINGS FOR SENIORS IN THE DRUMMOYNE ELECTORATE

Seniors in the Drummoyne electorate can now save on average $200 a year on their groceries, thanks to Seniors Card discounts the NSW Government has secured with the Woolworths Group. Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti today announced NSW Seniors Card holders are now eligible for a five per cent discount on Woolworths WISH eGift cards […]

SHAPING A BETTER CHILD PROTECTION SYSTEM

Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti has today welcomed the release of a discussion paper – Shaping a Better Child Protection System – that examines how adoptions and Children’s Court proceedings could be streamlined to ensure more children are quickly given permanency and a safe and loving home for life. In the paper, the Government outlines […]

MAJOR JUSTICE REFORMS TO KEEP THE DRUMMOYNE ELECTORATE SAFE

Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti today announced that the passage of legislation for a tougher and smarter justice system will provide a significant boost for community safety in the Drummoyne electorate. “The NSW Government is investing $200 million to reduce undue stress on victims, strengthen parole decision making and recruit extra Community Corrections’ staff to […]

$1.25 MILLION IN GRANTS AVAILABLE TO HELP COMBAT LITTER

Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti invited councils to apply for a share in $1.25 million in grants to reduce litter in NSW. Councils can apply for grants of between $30,000 and $100,000 under the Council Litter Prevention Grants Program. “Nobody in NSW thinks littering is acceptable, and these grants give Councils the help they need […]

PUBLIC TRANSPORT BOOST FOR THE DRUMMOYNE ELECTORATE FROM 26 NOVEMBER

Customers in the Drummoyne electorate will benefit from improved services and connections across the train, bus and ferry network from 26 November when a new timetable is introduced. Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti said the NSW Government is improving services to better align with the new train timetable, making it even easier for customers to […]

BURWOOD DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS ON A SAFER PATHWAY

Domestic and family violence victims living in the Ashfield, Burwood and Campsie Local Area Commands (LACs) will soon have a single contact point to access the support they need with the commencement of a new Safer Pathway site in March next year. Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Pru Goward was […]

SLOW DOWN THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND AND ARRIVE SAFELY

As the October long weekend approaches, Member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti is urging motorists from the Drummoyne Electorate to make sure they drive to the conditions and plan ahead so everyone arrives home safely. “On the Labour Day weekend there’s generally an increase in the number of families on the roads and I’m urging everyone […]