What i'm working on for Murrumbidgee

As your Minister and local Member in Government:

  • Building light rail to Woden
  • Transitioning Transport Canberra's buses and depots to zero emissions
  • Designing a new CIT campus in Woden
  • Building a new transport interchange and bus depot in Woden
  • Reviewing our tree laws to maintain and grow our urban canopy
  • Reviewing Road Transport offences to make our roads safer for all users
  • Upgrading the Monaro Highway, Athllon Dr, Parkes Way, the Tuggeranong Parkway and building the John Gorton Drive Bridge
  • Upgrading Canberra’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) to improve recycling rates, and to create better quality materials like recycled paper and glass bottles that can be used right here in Canberra
  • Introducing Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) collection service to all Canberra households 
  • Upgrading Weston Creek’s Main Street (Brierley Street) and upgrading Duffy shops
  • Building new shared and cycle paths including on Sulwood Dr in Kambah
  • Transitioning Canberra’s bus and rubbish collection vehicles fleet to zero emissions
  • Designing Southern Memorial Park - a new cemetery for Canberra’s Southside
  • Reforming our procurement system to support ethical procurement
  • Rolling out training to support young people and jobseekers

What I have achieved:

  • Trialled a battery electric bus and released the Transport Canberra Zero Emissions Plan
  • Banned single-use plastic by establishing the Plastic Reduction Act
  • Introduced Bulky Waste Collection for all Canberra households
  • Delivered Garden Organics waste collection to all Canberra households who want one
  • Updated Litter laws targeting illegal dumping and hoarding
  • Banned thermal waste to energy projects in the ACT
  • Planting of over 25,000 urban trees
  • Increased bus service by around 700 services and light rail services to every 5 minutes
  • Rolled out the e-scooter share scheme in Canberra
  • Strengthened the ACT’s Animal Welfare laws and recognise animals as sentient beings
  • Reformed the ACT’s Cemeteries and Crematoria Act and built Canberra’s first public crematorium
  • Established the Canberra Dog Model and Cat Plan
  • Abolished overdue fines in ACT Libraries
  • Campaigned for marriage equality with Canberra’s LGBTIQ+ community and campaigned for blood donation equality
  • Hosted Canberra’s Multicultural Summit, oversaw 3 multicultural festivals and made Canberra an official member of the Welcoming City network


  • Funded the Woden CIT Campus project
  • Funded light rail to Woden
  • Upgrading Woden Library
  • Built a new Men’s Shed in Hughes
  • Built new separated cycle paths on Corinna and Furzer Streets
  • Built the Heysen St link shared path between Weston and Woden
  • Funded the #WodenExperiment to reimagine Woden Town Square
  • Built a new playground at Edison Park, Torrens shops and Farrer park


  • Provided a new home for Weston Creek Men’s Shed
  • Built the Heysen St link shared path between Weston and Woden
  • Built a new playground at Waramanga
  • Campaigned against the closure of local bank branches


  • Funded a new community activity centre space in Coombs
  • Built new shared paths on the Cotter Road and Annabelle View Avenue


  • Campaigned for and upgraded Kambah Village (and there’s more to come)
  • Campaigned for and upgraded the Mount Taylor car park on Sulwood Drive
  • Upgraded the Tuggeranong Laneways and Anketell Street