On Wednesday the 7th of February an independent planning panel deferred its decision on the development application which proposed to demolish the heritage cottage at 48 Oxford Street, Epping. Damien Tudehope was granted leave from Parliament to speak at the meeting where he strongly opposed the development. “It is my understanding that the only way
Education Minister Rob Stokes and Member for Epping: Mr Damien Tudehope have expressed their congratulations to inspiring Sydney maths teacher Eddie Woo for his recognition today as one of the top 10 teachers in the world. Mr Woo, a teacher at Cherrybrook Technology High School, has won widespread praise for demystifying maths through his videos
Member for Epping, Damien Tudehope encourages local councils and not-for-profit groups to apply for funding requests through the 2017 Community Building Partnership (CBP) program. CBP grants are available annually for community infrastructure projects that deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes. Through the program, the NSW Government ensures funding is available to support organisations that think
Today, I joined parents, staff, and students to officially open the new disability access driveway at Epping West Public School. The driveway will allow parents to pick up and drop off students safely outside the dedicated special needs support unit classrooms. I was able to secure a grant of $29,500 from the NSW Government toward
Hornsby and Parramatta Council have received $2,219,700 and $4,770,335 in Federal Government grants respectively to help council deliver vital services and infrastructure. The Financial Assistance Grants scheme provides funding in two parts – the first is open for councils to use on local priorities, while the second is specifically for roads. Member for Epping, Damien
It was an honour last week to host a lunch with the Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, in commemoration of Cardinal Leonardo Sandri’s visit to Australia. Cardinal Sandri is the current Prefect of the Congregation of Oriental Churches and is responsible for the oversight of the Eastern Catholic Churches. Sadly, these churches face some of the worst religious
I joined Tony Abbott recently to congratulate Rob Stokes on the announcement that Safe Schools will be replaced in New South Wales. This is a victory for families and for common sense – check out my video below.