Hospitality, Gaming, Racing, Tourism & Major Events
Enhanced Australia Day celebrations funding and content.
Initiated World First Fast 4 Tennis concept with Roger Federer V Lleyton Hewitt.
Initiated EPL teams visits by Arsenal & Chelsea.
Funded Liverpool FC Legends vs Australian Legends match.
Developed Regional Tourism conferencing package.
World Sevens Rugby Tournament to Sydney.
Major funding support for Taronga & Western Plains Zoo.
Restructured the Office of Liquor & Gaming Racing and the Independent Liquor Gaming Authority for improved efficiency and effective stakeholder management and compliance outcomes.
Approved the first ever lifetime ban for a Hotelier.
Managed the Sydney Lock Out reforms and introduction of ID Scanners in Kings Cross.
Implemented the Cullinan Review in 2016 to modify the Lock Out Reforms.
Strengthened legislation for the sale of liquor to minors.
Collaborated with Clubs NSW for a Memorandum of Understanding giving surety to the industry.
Re-modeled the three strikes policy to ensure fairness.
Enhanced training for the development of regional liquor accords.
Re-designed and expanded the Club Grants system to ensure better support for vulnerable communities and included emergency services, art and culture categories and established the community development fund.
Commissioned an Industry Evaluation Report for the Racing Industry’s economic contribution to the state.
Achieved Taxation Parity for the three racing codes - Harness, Thoroughbreds & Greyhounds adding $235 million to the industry over a five-year period.
Developed the Country & Provisional Championships and Highway races with Racing NSW.
Established a Special Commission of Inquiry into the greyhound racing industry and appointed administrators to transition the industry for change management.