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our successes


You elected me to Council to drive an increased focus on safer streets in Bayside by Council and the State Government. This is what we have achieved:

  • Championing the implementation of a hooning have your say hot spots map which Bayside Council uses to advocate to the police for more police resourcing; 

  • Successfully pushing for speed cameras on The Grand Parade after the tragic death of two young brothers;

  • Gaining Council, Local Government NSW and State Government support for noise camera trials in Bayside, with other councils and MPs also picking up this campaign;

  • Championing trial street closures and traffic management, including monitoring of Bay Street, with more work to come in this space;

  • The establishment of the Hooning Taskforce by MP Steve Kamper;

  • Numerous police and NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) blitzes of hoons;

  • Asking the State Government to consider crushing the vehicles of repeat offender hoons, like the South Australian Government does;

  • New speed humps, traffic calming measures, pedestrian crossings and line markings throughout Ward 5;

  • Successfully advocating on behalf of residents for the resurfacing of Russell Avenue to decrease traffic noise;

  • Licence plate recognition cameras and parking changes on Riverside Drive to stop anti-social behaviour throughout Ward 5;

  • Championing an Anti-hooning education program in all high schools across NSW to Local Government NSW;

  • Pushing for more federal funding for safer cycle routes to the Australian Local Government Association;

  • Investigating measures to stop the dumping of trailers and caravans on Ida Street;

  • Supporting and investigating Increased road safety measures around schools and preschools across Ward 5, including a safer crossing on Bestic Street (in development), and looking at increased safety measures at Ramsgate Public, Kyeemagh Public, Cairnsfoot School, and St Thomas More Catholic Primary;

  • As a delegate on the Bayside Traffic Committee, I regularly submit resident's requests for safer streets and improved parking.


On your behalf, I've been working hard to improve and protect our environment including:

  • Increasing our green canopy through a Significant Tree Register, which is now in development; 

  • Helping to protect a large fig tree at Ramsgate Beach from being destroyed;

  • Pushing for a Gardens for Wildlife program, which is now in development;

  • Protecting the community gardens in Kyeemagh, and supporting the community gardens in Sans Souci and Rockdale;

  • Protection of shorebirds on the bay (book your tickets for a free Bayside Council Introducing Botany Bay Shorebirdsevent on 18 February at Sans Souci);

  • Advocating for sensitive development of new parklands for residents and wildlife, including Barton Park renewal and the Muddy Creek Naturalisation by Sydney Water;

  • Advocating for better management of parklands across the area by reporting fallen trees, vandalism, and other maintenance issues;

  • Investigating living sea-walls;

  • Representing Bayside Council at the Local Government Climate Summit;

  • As a delegate member for Bayside Council's Environment and Planning Committee I have hands-on monthly involvement in reviewing and advocating for better environmental and planning practices;

I am also the Council's delegate on the Sydney Council Coastal Committee, working with many other councils to tackle issues like microplastics in our waterways.


I promised to advocate for more inclusive, family-friendly neighbhourhoods. This is what I've done so far on council on your behalf:

  • Advocating for beach matting for disabled access, which is now in development alongside a wider assessment of accessibility of our beaches;

  • Pushing for a gardening program for the elderly, so they can better stay in their homes, which is now in development;

  • Supporting community facilities like the protection of the Men's Shed at Kyeemagh;

  • Advocating for the delivery of upgrades to playgrounds like Heslehurst Reserve in Brighton Le Sands, the new playground at Dolls Point, the renewal plans for the cafe and car park at Dolls Point, Scarborough Park Tennis Courts, and the Brighton Car Park redevelopment;

  • Pushing for safer active transport routes such as connecting Arncliffe Youth Centre and Barton Park, and safer bike connections to the city;

  • Advocating for more bus shelters across Australia, and therefore Bayside, at the Australian Local Government Association conference;

  • Advocating for more sporting facilities for our girls and young women;

  • Helping to deliver the Sandringham Seawall foreshore walk, started by the previous council;

  • Advocating for appropriate development rather than overdevelopment on numerous planning proposals, and helping the community to have a voice in development proposals;

  • Advocating for heritage protection on behalf of concerned residents;

  • Successfully fighting for the return of Carols by the Sea, and advocating for the community for the return of our public Christmas trees in 2024;

  • Advocating for support for our LGTBQI community;

  • Supporting the prevention of domestic and family violence;

  • Advocating for kayaking facilities in Bayside;

  • Successfully pushing for Bayside Council to be part of the Cooks River Clean Up and Paddle Against Plastic events;

  • On behalf of local parents, advocating for the amalgamation of James Cook Boys' High and Moorefield Girls' High, which is now in development;

As a delegate on our Bayside Council Assets and Works Committee, I have played a role in the delivery of many new community facilities across Bayside.

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