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Achievements

EDUCATION

  • $ 9.1 million in 2016 for Penrith Public schools through Resource Allocation Model Funding
  • $71,000 for Kingswood High Schools Café Training Centre

  • $4.9 million for Nepean Creative & Performing Arts High School

  • $690,000 for Kingswood Park Public School for the Early Action for Success Program

  • Flashing lights rollout completed at all Penrith electorate schools                

  • $23,000 for Kingswood High Schools canteen renovation

  • $4,620  Anzac Community Youth Grant for Lapstone Public School                

  • Cranebrook High School, new fencing

  • Penrith Public School, additional fencing

  • Lapstone Public School,   canteen refurbishment

  • Kingswood Public School, new security fencing

  • $125,000 for Penrith High Schools canteen upgrade

  • $20,000 for St Mary Mackillop Primary for Before & After school care

  • $20,000 for St Finbars Primary Glenbrook for Before & After school care

  • $20,000 for Henry Fulton Cranebrook for Before & After school care

  • $291,735 for Our Lady of The Way Primary for construction of new administration areas

  • Samuel Terry Public School Cranebrook, installation of security fencing

  • $30,000 for Penrith South Primary School for Before & After school care

  • $30,000 for Our Lady of The Way Primary for Before & After school care

HEALTH

  • Nepean Hospital East Block opened

  • $4 million for the planning of the future upgrade of Nepean Hospital

  • $44 Mental Health Unit at Nepean opened

  • $4 million Da Vinci robot for complex keyhole surgeries

  • $8 million Oral Health Centre opened

  • $1.3 million for the new Neonatal Intensive Care cot, Nepean Hospital

  • $3 million for a new radiotherapy machine at Nepean Hospital                

  • New prostate machine “Percunav” for Nepean Hospital

  • $152,000 for MPV Ambulance for Penrith

  • $23 million multi-deck Nepean Hospital Carpark opened

  • Construction commenced for Penrith’s new Super Ambulance Station                

  • 5 new CTG monitors for the maternity service, Nepean Hospital

  • $8,020 for shade cloths at the Nepean Cancer Care Centre

  •  $465,000 new neonatal cot delivered for Nepean Hospital

SPORT

  •  $934,901 for the upgrade of Jamison Park

  • $1,200 for Penrith Junior Australian Football Club to purchase football goal post padding

  • $2,000 for Penrith Swimming Club Inc for the purchase of a Colorado Dolphin timing system

  • $4,150 for Penrith Rowing Club Inc to purchase  a portable sun shelter

  • $2,103 for Flyers Ice Hockey Club Inc to provide barrier dividers to separate the ice area into 3 smaller playing areas at Penrith Ice Palace

  • $4,500 for Nepean Aquatic Centre Swim Club Inc to purchase swimmer stamping equipment

  • $6,547 for Emu Plains Glenmore Park Lions  for the installation of an electronic scoreboard at Dukes Oval

  • $2,000 for Nepean Football Association Inc to purchase coaching resource kits

  • $5,000 for Emu Plains Cricket Club for a trailer BBQ

  • $17,500 for Glenbrook Swimming Club for the installation of an electronic timing board at Glenbrook Swimming Pool

  • $5,000 for Penrith Cricket Club Penrith to purchase new training gear and equipment

ENVIRONMENT

  • $80,000 to Penrith City Council for the Kingswood Park rehabilitation project

  • $448,474 to Penrith City Council for the Better Waste & Recycling fund

  • $10,570 for Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve

  • $11,976 for Blue Mountains City Council for weed management of Skarratt Park

  • Red Hands Cave at Glenbrook declared as an Aboriginal Place

  • $74,000 for Blue Mountains City Council for refurbishment of Lennox Bridge

  • Established the Cranebrook Wianamatta Nature Reserve

TRANSPORT & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • $31 million to start upgrading the Northern Road between the M4 and Jamison Road, South Penrith

  • $1.9 million to begin construction of traffic lights at Andromeda Drive/Northern Road

  • $4.5 million to plan the widening of Mulgoa Road

  • $4.8 million to commence construction of the upgrade at Ross St/GWH, Glenbrook

  • Construction commenced for the new Nepean River Bridge

  • Penrith Station upgrade underway

  • $2 million upgrade of the Russell Street/M4 pinch point

  • Kingswood Station carpark upgraded

  • New Glenbrook Station carpark opened

  • Penrith multi-deck car park opened

AGEING AND DISABILITIES

  • $13.2 million to AFFORD for Cherrywood Village

  • $11,500 for Lapstone Preschool Kindergarten Association Inc, TAP funding to help them get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

  • $35,000 for TRI Community Exchange Penrith, TAP funding

  • $31,750 for Sydney Regional Aboriginal Corporation Penrith, TAP funding

  • $4,000 grant to Penrith City Council for the Re-imagine Ageing Festival - 2016 NSW Seniors Festival

  • $500 to Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Australia for Pop Up Choir for active seniors

  • $400 to Uniting Care Edinglassie Village Emu Plains for The Golden Years program

COMMUNITY

  • $1.125 million over three years for Penrith Performing & Visual Arts

  • $65,000 for the Luke Priddis Foundation

  • $75,000 for Nepean District Tennis Association

  • $12,846 for Penrith Community Men’s Shed

  • $25,000 for the Penrith Symphony Orchestras 2016 season

  • $18,756 for AFFORD to purchase an interactive smartboard and kitchen modification

  • $50,000 for Penrith Cricket Club for automated irrigation and renewal of Howell Oval

  • $11,250 for BMCC for installation of play equipment at  Whitton Park

  • $17,750 for BMCC for construction of mountain bike trail at Knapsack Reserve

  • $37,565 for Blue Mountains Netball Assoc for installation of lights at the Lapstone netball courts

  • $5,000 for Emu Plains Little Athletics for an extension of change rooms

  • $4,094 for Life Education NSW for the internal refurbishment of mobile learning centre

  • $15,000 for Muru Mittigar for the upgrade of their knowledge centre

  • $5,000 for Penrith Community Aid Service Assoc Inc for the upgrade of day care centre facilities

  • $30,600 for Penrith Rugby Club Inc for the installation of a new canteen at Nepean Rugby Park

  • $7,716 for Scouts Australia - 1st Penrith for the upgrade and repairs to electrical in hall

  • $6,900 U3A Nepean for floor replacement in the community hall

  • $20,000 for YMCA Penrith for indoor soft fall play area

  • $33,000 for Penrith Waratahs for the upgrade of Doug Rennie Fields

  • $25,000 for Penrith Swimming Pools new shade construction                 

  • $30,956 for Family Planning NSW Penrith for the installation of automatic doors, disabled access, painting and signage

  • $10,288 to Tri-Community Exchange to upgrade community IT facilities

  • $16,962 to BMCC for the upgrade of fields and goal posts and fencing at Lapstone

  • $17,000 for Cranebrook United Soccer club-upgrade of lighting and playing surface

  • $18,180 for Emu Plains Junior AFL Club for club house renovation

  • $14,513 for WestCare Community Services to upgrade their refrigeration and freezers