Delivering for Hunter

  • Greta Public School - $2Million
    Built new hall and covered outdoor learning area (COLA) – September 2009
  • Rutherford Public School - $3Million
    Construction of 6 new classrooms – July 2014
  • Nulkaba Public School - $2.65Million
    Construction of new multipurpose hall – May 2011
  • St Patricks at Lochinvar - $2.23Million
    New multipurpose hall and classrooms – November 2010
  • Cessnock West Public School - $2.65Million
    New multipurpose hall and canteen – May 2011
  • Cessnock High School - $1.29Million
    Refurbishment and construction of new Science Centre – December 2012
  • St Philips Christian College Nulkaba - $5Million
    New school officially opened thanks to more than $5Million in funding from the Federal Government – May 2013
  • Cessnock Public School - $2.5Million
    Built new hall, additions to canteen and new covered outdoor learning area (COLA) September 2009
  • Singleton Community College - $1.3Million
    Upgrades to existing facilities and replacement of demountable building with permanent – June 2011
  • All Saints College Lochinvar - $2.4Million
    New multipurpose Hall – December 2014
  • Muswellbrook - $2.7Million
    Muswellbrook TAFE new Student Accommodation Facility – October 2013
  • St Phillips Christian College Nulkaba - $750,000
    Funding for new learning spaces, amenities & office buildings – December 2014
  • Hunter Electorate shares $1.2Billion in funding for new computers in 11 Secondary Schools – June 2008
  • Hunter Trade Training Centres – total investment $16.92Million (highlighted Orange)
  • Kurri Kurri TAFE - $7.9Million
    New Hotel Academy and training facility – November 2010
  • Muswellbrook TAFE – $1.5Million
    New Automotive training facility – November 2012
  • All Saints Colleges - $4.2Million
    Trade training facilities at both St Josephs and St Peters campuses Maitland – November 2014
  • Muswellbrook TAFE – $2.32Million
    New Electro-technology Building – December 2010
  • Cessnock - $1Million
    Establish a Trade Training Centre at Cessnock High School – May 2013

  • Wittingham - $134Million
    Minimbah Bank Third Track rail project – June 2010
  • Singleton - $2.2Million
    Brookers Bridge at Mirannie replaced by a two lane concrete bridge – January 2016
  • Cessnock City Council - $1.078Million
    Various community infrastructure projects across the Cessnock LGA – March 2009
  • Milbrodale Black Spot Funding - $630,000
    Widen shoulder, upgrade delineation and install curve alignment markers and curve advisory signs on Putty Road – April 2015
  • Cessnock - $450,000
    Road upgrades to George Booth Dr & Richmondvale Roads – August 2010
  • Singleton Rest Area - $1.33Million
    Construction of Rix’s Creek Rest Area on the New England Hwy – February 2013
  • Aberdeen’s Fitzgerald Bridge - $28Million
    Construction of the new Fitzgerald Bridge over the Hunter River on the New England Hwy – February 2013
  • Muswellbrook Council - $416,000
    Various community infrastructure projects across the Muswellbrook Shire – March 2009
  • Singleton Council - $381,000
    Various community infrastructure projects across the Singleton LGA – March 2009
  • Lochinvar Black Spot Funding - $450,000
    Installation of a safety barrier on the New England Hwy at Lochinvar – April 2015
  • Aberdare/Cessnock - $610,000
    Widening and resurfacing of Duffie Drive April 2015
  • Cessnock/Mulbring round-a-bout - $1Million
    Installation of round-a-bout and slip lane at the Leggetts Drive/Lake Road intersection – April 2010
  • Mount Vincent - $4.4Million
    Single lane Foster’s Bridge on Sandy Creek Road replaced by new double lane bridge – January 2016
  • North Rothbury - $300,000
    Black spot funding, realigning curve on Wine Country Drive at North Rothbury – May 2010
  • Merriwa - $1.2Million
    Installations of a median safety barrier along Golden Hwy – April 2015
  • Laguna - $500,000
    Widen and resurface Great North Road – April 2015
  • Muswellbrook - $75,000
    Increase the load limit on the Williams Bridge at Martindale – January 2016
  • Abermain - $4Million
    Frame Drive Bridge replaced with double lanes concrete bridge and walkway – January 2016
  • Scone - $2.28 Million
    Replacement of single lane Middlebrook Bridge to a double lane concrete bridge on Middlebrook Rd – January 2016
  • Bunnan - $60,500
    Install curve and advisory signage and guardrail on Merriwa Scone Rd - $60,500
  • The Hunter Expressway - $1.45Billion
    Construction of the Hunter Expressway linking Newcastle and Branxton – 2010-2014

ANZAC & Armistice Day – $102,431

  • Cessnock, Armistice Centenary - $33,450
    New Centenary Street Banners, funding to the RSL and Library exhibit – October 2018
  • Greta - $1,000
    Restoring the Cenotaph for the Greta RSL – March 2014
  • Singleton – $1,800
    Singleton Council, new flags for headstones – June 2015
  • Singleton - $2,805
    Singleton Council, install new lighting at the War Memorial – August 2014
  • Muswellbrook - $2,373
    Funding for Memorial Service and Dinner – April 2016
  • Muswellbrook - $11,364
    Upper Hunter Conservatory of Music Concerts to commemorate the Centenary of Armistice – October 2018
  • Hunter RSL’s & Public Schools - $30,325
    Five local Public Schools and RSL’s receive funding for ANZAC Centenary – November 2014
  • Brunkerville - $4,000
    Brunkerville Church Armistice Memorial upgrade – October 2018
  • Cessnock - $15,314
    Cessnock Council, refurbish and resurface Memorial – June 2015
  • Hunter Expressway $1.45 Billion

  • 10 Organisations - $135,168
    Electorate wide, 10 community organisations received funding for various projects – May 2016
  • Muswellbrook - $20,000
    Highbrook’s Larry the Lizard playground – November 2017
  • Cessnock - $16,33
    Cessnock Multipurpose Centre received a new ‘Tech Zone’ – March 2019
  • 6 Organisations - $78,171
    Electorate wide, 6 community organisations received funding for various projects – June 2016
  • Wangi Wangi - $3,000
    Wangi Wangi Bowling Club, funding for new LED lighting – September 2009
  • Denman/Merriwa - $5,000
    The Men’s Sheds at Denman & Merriwa share $5,000 for new equipment – July 2013
  • Electorate Wide - $130,000
    44 Volunteer organisations received funding for various projects – July 2013
  • Toronto - $5,264
    Toronto Swim centre, new state of the art racing system – November 2017
  • Singleton - $8,925
    New air conditioning for the Singleton Neighbourhood Centre – December 2017
  • Cessnock - $4,500
    New tools, equipment and training for the Cessnock Men’s Shed – June 2018
  • Wangi Wangi - $4,472
    Solar Panels and new computer for the Men’s Shed – October 2017
  • Electorate Wide - $239,586
    64 Volunteer organisations received funding for various projects – May 2016
  • Cessnock - $4,000
    Cessnock Men’s Shed, hosting of 4 Lifeline ‘Mind your Mates’ seminars – October 2017
  • Muswellbrook - $3,441
    Workshop and safety equipment for the Muswellbrook Men’s Shed – October 2017
  • Lake Macquarie - $2,500
    Workshop tools for the Lake Macquarie Boatshed – October 2017
  • Branxton/Greta - $3,441
    New firefighting equipment for the Branxton/Greta Men’s Shed – October 2017
  • Denman $20,000
    Seating upgrade at Denman Sporting field - 2018
  • Cessnock $3,000
    Seeding of sports grounds at Mount View Park - 2018
  • Lake Macquarie $2500
    Lake Macquarie Scouts canoe trailer upgrade - 2018
  • Cessnock $20,000
    Rotary Cessnock catering van -2018
  • Denman $7,000
    Denman Little Athletics storage shed 
  • Cessnock $5600
    New play equipment at Cessnock Golf Club 
  • Cessnock $2,800
    New safety netting at Cessnock District Hockey Association 
  • Cessnock $3,000
    Upgrade of shipping containers at Cessnock Minor RL -2019
  • Cessnock $4,000
    Cessnock Woodturners machinery construction - 2019
  • Denman $4,000
    Denman District Development Association Community Technology Centre -2019
  • Greta $20,000
    Greta Community Preschool playground -2019
  • Kearsley $2,800
    Kearsley Community Sporting Association 2019
  • Lake Macquarie - $4,400
    Macquarie Shores Swimming Club - 2019
  • Morisset Toronto $5,000
    Meals on Wheels multifunction centre -2019
  • Muswellbrook $9,280
    Muswellbrook Men's Shed -2019
  • Singleton $13,835
    Singleton Heights Pre-School playground - 2019
  • Singleton $10,000
    Singleton Men's Shed car park paving -2019
  • Cessnock $6,000
    Cessnock CWA building refurbishment - 2019
  •  Muswellbrook - $15,000
    Muswellbrook Preschool kitchen and craft room upgrade - 2019

  • Kurri Kurri - $1.99Million
    New clinical training hub, integrated bulk-billing primary health care service at Kurri Kurri Community Health Care – May 2012
  • Branxton - $500,000
    Upgrade to Branxton Medical Centre – November 2011
  • Cessnock - $2,500
    Community grant to the Cessnock Hospital & Family History Society – February 2013

 

  • Muswellbrook - $2.1Million
    Extension of the Muswellbrook Regional Library – May 2009
  • Cessnock - $950,000
    Funding towards the Cessnock Civic Precinct Revitalisation via Cessnock City Council – December 2015
  • Maitland - $7Million
    Grant towards Maitland City Council’s ‘The Levee Project’ – August 2013
  • Singleton - $7Million
    New fencing and Gates for security of Howe Park – October 2013
  • Muswellbrook - $4.5Million
    14 new social housing units as part of the Sowerby Street Project – July 2011
  • Wollombi - $10,500
    Wollombi Valley Landcare, Aleppo Street extension and rehabilitation project – January 2015
  • Singleton - $114,400
    Livestock Transport, new ramps and slam gates at Singleton sale yards – March 2013
  • Cessnock - $250,000
    Funding towards the new Conference Centre at Crowne Plaza – March 2013
  • Singleton - $74,000
    New lighting for Singleton Netball Courts – April 2011
  • Cessnock/Pokolbin - $222,582
    Grant for renewable technology at Drayton’s Wines – August 2013
  • Electorate Wide - $409,113
    A number of businesses received the Export Market Development Grant for goods and services ranging from wines, oils, agriculture machinery, market research and statistical services, accommodation and grape growing – May 2013
  • Scone - $50,100
    Upgrades to the Scone sale yards, security, gates and lighting – March 2013
  • Singleton - $16,895
    Singleton RSL & Hunter Legacy Appeals received funding towards advocacy services for Veterans – July 2015
  • Singleton - $176,095
    Wittingham EC Throsby Sale yards, new ramps and lighting – March 2013