I joined players, students and staff to open the new football oval at Sydney Secondary College Balmain campus last week. It was great to hear from student leaders Francis and Angus and see the new field.
Member for Balmain Jamie Parker has delivered a speech to Parliament, calling on the government to start serious work with the community to implement an extended light rail service connecting Strathfield to the CBD via Parramatta Road and to Balmain via the former White Bay goods line.
Pokies took over $200M from local residents last year
22 February 2017
Data obtained by the Greens shows that poker machine companies took $223,303,196 from the residents of Leichhardt and Marrickville local government areas last year. Over half a billion dollars was taken in Sydney.
A light rail link running the length of Parramatta Rd would reduce the three million cars that use the road each year.
That’s the message of State Balmain MP Jamie Parker who is leading a campaign for the government to extend the southeast light rail on George St to Parramatta Road.
Greens data analysis reveals dramatic overdevelopment
6 February 2017
New data analysis commissioned by Jamie Parker, MP for Balmain and Greens spokesperson on Urban Growth and Renewal, has shown that lack of proper planning by the NSW government has led to massively lopsided development in Sydney.