Drummoyne News

NOMINATE A LOCAL VOLUNTEER

Local member for Drummoyne, John Sidoti MP is encouraging locals to nominate community members who volunteer their time for the 2018 Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program. “Volunteers in the Drummoyne electorate are the backbone of our community and this program shows appreciation for their contributions,” Mr Sidoti said. “Volunteers make a difference and it is important […]

SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS FOR BUS CUSTOMERS

Mr John Sidoti, Member for Drummoyne today welcomed the introduction of bus service improvements that give customers more services to and from the Sydney CBD, and better access to Macquarie Park from early next month. “We’re introducing a number of service changes designed to simplify the local bus network by removing duplication of routes and […]

SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS ON THE WAY FOR BUS CUSTOMERS

Mr John Sidoti, Member for Drummoyne, today announced changes to some bus routes for customers in Sydney’s Inner West to be introduced early next month. “Extra services on several key routes are part of improvements in the Canada Bay area to provide a simpler network with more travel options for customers,” Mr Sidoti said. “We’ve […]

GETTING YOUR PINK SLIP MADE EVEN EASIER

Getting a pink slip will soon be easier than ever before following the NSW Government’s announcement to trial mobile safety inspections for cars, motorcycles, boat trailers or caravans. John Sidoti announced the trial as the latest way the NSW Government is streamlining services across the state. “The trial aims to ensure mobile pink slip inspections […]

NEW APPROACH FOR PET SHOPS AND BREEDERS WELCOMED

Member for Drummoyne, Mr John Sidoti MP has welcomed today’s announcement that the NSW Government will renew its approach to developing draft standards and guidelines (S&G’s) for pet shops and breeders of cats and dogs. Mr Sidoti said that over the past few months, the NSW Government has been consulting with stakeholders about the draft […]

SUICIDE PREVENTION IN THE DRUMMOYNE ELECTORATE

Member for Drummoyne, Mr John Sidoti MP has today encouraged the community to get involved in the development of the Strategic Framework for Suicide Prevention in NSW. “The solution to suicide does not lie just with individuals but with whole communities,” Mr Sidoti said. “Together we can build strong, connected, and informed communities where no-one […]

CRIME DOWN IN THE DRUMMOYNE ELECTORATE

Member for the Drummoyne Electorate, Mr John Sidoti MP has praised the exceptional work of police in the Burwood Police Area Command in deterring and combatting local crime. Mr Sidoti said the latest quarterly data from the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) reflects the tireless efforts of local police and the cooperation of […]

DRUMMOYNE ELECTORATE RECEIVES $48,792 FOR LOCAL SPORT

The Electorate of Drummoyne will receive $48,792 in funding for local sports clubs and community initiatives. Mr John Sidoti MP said that sport was the lifeblood of the Drummoyne Electorate and investment in local sport was an important focus for the community. “It’s fantastic to see this investment in our local clubs, who are so […]

NEW 40KM/HR RULE TO PROTECT OUR EMERGENCY SERVICE WORKS AND VOLUNTEERS

Member for the Electorate of Drummoyne, Mr John Sidoti MP welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to introduce a new road rule requiring motorists to slow down to 40km/h when passing emergency service workers and volunteers attending to road incidents. Mr Sidoti said emergency service workers and volunteers are out there every day, often putting themselves […]

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR DISABILITY ADVOCACY GROUPS IN DRUMMOYNE ELECTORATE

Member for Drummoyne, Mr John Sidoti MP, welcomed Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s announcement that up to $26 million is available for disability advocacy services until 2020. The funding will support people with disability to access these services during the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and in the early stages of full Scheme. Mr […]

$120 MILLION FOR MORE OPEN SPACES AND PLAYGROUNDS

Member for Drummoyne, Mr John Sidoti has welcomed a NSW Government announcement to increase open spaces and inclusive playgrounds in the Electorate of Drummoyne following a $120 million funding injection from the Government to make communities across the state more liveable and green. Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced the NSW Government had committed $100 million […]

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 […]