Local Achievements

Health

  • (2013) More than 440 new nurses and midwives in the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • (2014) New $10 million car park at Sutherland Hospital
  • (2014) New $39 million Emergency Department at St George Hospital
  • (2015) New $1.4 million integrated health facility on Sutherland Hospital campus
  • (2017) $340 million redevelopment of Sutherland and St George Hospitals including a new emergency department and general ward at Sutherland Hospital
  • New Ambulance Superstation at Caringbah under the NSW Government’s $150 million Sydney Ambulance Metropolitan Infrastructure Strategy program

Roads and Transport

  • Construction of F6 north of Kogarah with an estimated cost of $2.2 billion+; as well as planning of the F6 south of Kogarah
  • Replacement of Gannons Road underbridge to accommodate for the widening of the road
  • Upgrading peak hour capacity on the T4 Illawarra Line by 30 per cent in the first half of the 2020s
  • (2013) 100 per cent air-conditioning on all regular timetabled train services on the Cronulla line
  • (2013) 149 extra weekly services for the Illawarra line (including 10 extra morning peak and 15 extra afternoon peak on Cronulla line each week) under new timetable; faster average peak hour travel times between Cronulla line and city
  • (2013) New public car parking at Cronulla railway station (old “Stalag Cronulla”)
  • (2013) $1.1 million for crash barriers on Captain Cook Bridge
  • (2013) New pedestrian barriers at Kingsway Cronulla
  • (2012, 2013, 2014) New flashing lights installed at all schools in the Sutherland Shire
  • (2014) $10 million under the Transport Action Plan to build new steel canopies at ten railway stations, including five in the Sutherland Shire
  • (2014) $40,000 towards Cronulla traffic study
  • (2014) Opal card rolled out at all stations on the Cronulla line
  • (2015) $2.2 million Pinch Point Project completed: extending the right turn lane from Taren Point Road northbound into Koonya Circuit, extending the right turn lane from Taren Point Road southbound into The Boulevarde and implementing a right turn ban from Parraweena Road westbound into Taren Point Road to provide two through lanes
  • (2015) $500,000 upgrade of Cape Solander Drive
  • (2018) More than $1.5 million under the Regional Roads Repair Program (enhancement) to support Sutherland Shire Council to deliver the widening of Captain Cook Drive to four lanes between Woolooware Road and Elouera Road
  • (2018) New $6.2 million Woolooware Bay Shared Pathway (co-funded with Sutherland Shire Council) 
  • (2018) Extra right-turn lane for the Kingsway at Gannons Road Caringbah 
  • $2 million for planning and design of walking and cycling link between Sutherland and Cronulla
  • Upgrade of intersection at the Kingsway, Gerrale Street and Elouera Road Cronulla
  • Upgrade of intersection at Captain Cook Drive,The Boulevarde and Taren Point Road, Caringbah
  • Upgrade of intersection at President Avenue and Gymea Bay Road, Gymea
  • Extended clearways on Taren Point Road 
  • Upgrade intersection of Kingsway and President Avenue at Caringbah
  • Princes Highway intersection improvements at Acacia Road, Oak Road, The Kingsway at Kirrawee and the intersection of Princes Highway at President Avenue and The Boulevarde under the $300 million Gateway to the South Pinch Points Programin the 

Environment

  • (2013) Listing of Kamay Botany Bay National Park on the NSW State Heritage Register
  • (2013) $50,000 to upgrade access ways and undertake dune maintenance works along North Cronulla, Elouera and Wanda beaches (Coastal Management Program)
  • (2013, 2014) $180,000 in 2013 and $150,000 in 2014 for further upgrades of Hungry Point Reserve
  • (2014) $46 million upgrade to Cronulla Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • (2015) $255,000 for upgrade at Kamay Botany Bay National Park, including upgrade to the Cape Solander whale watching platform
  • (2015) $90,000 towards a floodplain risk management study and plan for Gwawley Bay Catchment
  • (2016) $250,000 upgrade to Cape Baily Walking Track in Kamay Botany Bay National Park
  • $545,197 under the Public Reserves Management Fund Program to build a new toilet block, picnic facilities, landscaping, additional lighting, fence relocation, minor roads repair and signage at Hungry Point Reserve
  • $25 million to upgrade Kamay Botany Bay National Park with a new visitor centre, exhibition area, cafe, education area, local office and ferry wharves at Kurnell and La Perouse

Other

  • (2012) $550,000 under the Better Boating Program for Bonna Point Kurnell boat ramp upgrade and Bonna Point Kurnell car park upgrade (RMS)
  • (2014) Funding of $500,000 for Sutherland Shire Council to upgrade of the Esplanade and the Cronulla seawall (coastal management program) and a 4% interest subsidy under the Local Infrastructure Renewal Scheme.
  • (2014) Funding of $200,000 for North Cronulla to Wanda walkway (Metropolitan Greenspace Program)
  • (2014) $10,000 for Project Youth’s Kick Start Program, which aims to get “at risk” young people in the Shire involved in sport (Sport and Recreation Participation and Facility Grant Program)
  • (2014) $10,000 for Cronulla Sutherland Junior Rugby League Association’s grassroots rugby league training and education program (Sport and Recreation Participation and Facility Grant Program)
  • (2014) Funding of $25,000 for Burraneer Rugby Club upgrades at John Dwyer Oval
  • (2015) $10,000 for Centenary of Cronulla Surfing
  • (2015) $30,000 under the Better Boating Program for Gunnamatta Bay boat ramp upgrade (RMS)
  • (2015) $78,375 under the Better Boating Program for Hospital Bay jetty upgrade and new pontoon (RMS)
  • (2015) $185,641 under Better Boating Program for Wally’s Wharf sewerage pump-out (RMS)
  • (2015) $46 million upgrade of the Cronulla Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • (2016) Sewerage upgrades across the Shire, including $3 million for new valves and controllers at Kurnell
  • (2016) Delivered new Service NSW one-stop shop at Westfield Miranda
  • (2016) $50,000 to rejuvenate graffiti hotspot in Caringbah
  • (2016) $6,500 for installation of a shade shelter over the existing hardstand paved area at John Dwyer Oval (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2016) $10,000 for construction of an extension to provide extra shade and food preparation facilities at North Caringbah Oval (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2016) $1,670 for junior coach accreditation development at the Gymea Bay Cricket Club (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2016) $23,000 for Southern Districts Rugby Club to refurbish the ladies’ toilets at Foreshaw Oval (Local Sport Grants Program – jointly funded with Miranda electorate)
  • (2016) $18,500 to purchase a ride-on roller for maintenance of the turf cricket pitch at Tonkin Oval (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2016) $4.5 million in Sydney Water upgrades to the Cronulla Wastewater Pumping Station
  • (2017) $5,850 to upgrade 32 shade canopies surrounding the greens at Cronulla Bowling and Recreation Club (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2017) $5,000 to purchase a synchonised electronic timing system for Cronulla Swim Club (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2017) $5,000 to purchase a support vessel and trailer for Port Hacking Open Sailing Club (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2017) $2,000 for the Learn to Sail Program – Train the Trainer at Port Hacking Open Sailing Club (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2017) $2,500 for provision of black sight screen at Glenn McGrath Oval (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2017) $14,500 for upgrade of the dugouts on both sides of four softball diamonds at Captain Cook Softball Fields (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2017) $2,000 for development of website and associated communication platform for Wanda Surf Life Saving Club (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2017) $4,300 for purchase of new equipment at Grays Point Rural Fire Service
  • (2018) $225,000 for the installation of a small craft launching ramp at the end of Lugano Avenue, Burraneer
  • (2018) $13,221 for Tonkin Oval playing surface upgrade (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2018) $5,000 for uniforms and equipment at Cronulla Sharks Boardriders Club (Local Sport Grants Program)
  • (2018) $5,000 for hockey goals for Sydney South Hockey Association (Local Sport Grants Program)