Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she would continue to work hard for the people of NSW as her Premiership reaches its 100 day mark. “NSW is the strongest state in the nation and our Government will ensure every community receives its fair share of local projects and extra services,” Ms Berejiklian said.
Achievements of the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government over the last 100 days include:
· Major CTP reform to shave around $120 off the average Green Slip for motorists across the State and around $180 in Sydney.
· Contracts awarded across NSW for an extra 2200 social and affordable houses for the first phase of the Social and Affordable Housing Fund.
· Public hospital parking concessions boosted: patients who need the most support to save as much as $200 a week on public hospital parking fees.
· Parliament passes Fire and Emergency Services Levy – a fairer system for funding our community’s fire and emergency services, aligning NSW with the other mainland states, leaving fully-insured residential property owners better off by $47 per year on average
· An extra 1000 extra bus services for the North-West region ahead of new Metro trains arriving every four minutes.
· Former Australian Army Chief Lieutenant General Ken Gillespie AC DSC CSM appointed the NSW Government’s first Regional Infrastructure Coordinator, charged with accelerating the roll-out of infrastructure across the State.
· More than 2100 schools to receive a record $390 million maintenance boost
· ‘Education Infrastructure NSW’ announced as a new powerful delivery unit within the Department of Education to accelerate the construction and maintenance of NSW schools.
· $2.6 billion infrastructure boost following successful concession of Land and Property Information’s titling and registry services to a majority Australian consortium.
· Parramatta Light Rail preferred route announced for Stage 1 and $30 million to help fund a community pool for Parramatta.
· Beaches Link and the Western Harbour Tunnel preferred route and market sounding launched.
· $48 million to ensure paramedics have access to specialised health services to prevent injuries and to protect their incomes for at least five years if injured at work.
· A brand new underground concourse at Central Station announced, better connecting passengers to trains, buses, light rail and the new Sydney Metro.
· 81 hectares of privately owned land purchased for Western Sydney Parklands, securing its future as open space.
· Boost to express train services in South West Sydney.
· Overhaul of school menus providing healthier choices for kids.
· Response to flood disaster in Northern Rivers and Northern NSW.
· A means-tested adoption allowance reintroduced to help families progress to adopting the child in their care and $24 million committed to the Adoptions Transformation program.
· Back to basics HSC curriculum released.
· Ongoing funding of $2 million each year to help establish Australia’s first young adult hospice.