Services

As a Senator for New South Wales, I aim to stand-up for the best interests of New South Wales in the Senate and provide a range of services to the people of New South Wales – including individual constituents, community groups and businesses.

My office is available during business hours to provide assistance with any concerns or enquiries you may have on Federal Government matters, including – immigration, Medicare, Centrelink, NDIS, My Aged Care, Veterans’ Affairs and the NBN.

Listed below are some useful links to Commonwealth self-help services. If you have a question on a federal responsibility that is not adequately answered online, then please contact my office on (02) 9159 9320.

MP VISITS

If you would like me to visit or attend your event, please contact my team explaining when, where and how you would like me involved.

VISITING ME IN CANBERRA

If your school is heading to Canberra during a sitting week, I would love the opportunity to meet with them and say hello. Please see here for how to book.

AUSTRALIAN, TSI AND ABORIGINAL FLAGS

The Federal Government provides complimentary Australian, Torres Strait Island and Aboriginal flags to schools and non-profit organisations such as the RSL. My office can supply eligible organisations and individuals with Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags.

To be eligible, you must be based in NSW and be a:

  • School, local council, church or other non-profit or benevolent community organisation, association or group which have occasion to display the flag from flagpoles on their premises, or which display the flag on special occasions, or in halls or meeting rooms.
  • Community organisation, Australian exchange student or humanitarian worker undertaking official visits or duties overseas.
  • family member, or an ex-service organisation representative, for use at the funeral of an Australian war veteran.

Letters and Certificates of Congratulations

Australians celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary can receive personal congratulations from the Prime Minister, Governor-General or The Queen.

If you or someone you know is celebrating such a milestone, we can assist you with a letter or certificate of congratulations. A Letter of Congratulations Request form can be filled in from our site.

You will need to provide supporting documentation like birth certificates or marriage certificates. If these are not available, you can provide a statutory declaration. Statutory declaration forms are available at any post office.

Remember to allow enough notice time (generally 6 weeks).

Information and eligibility criterias are in this brochure

Click here to download congratulatory request form

Honours and Awards

The honours system recognises people of outstanding merit, and those who have committed themselves to service to the nation.

Members of the public, or a community group, may nominate individuals for the Order of Australia and Australian Bravery Decorations. Meritorious Service Awards are based on nominations from a specific organisation. The Department of Defence also nominates individuals for a range of service decorations.

Before you make your nomination, your should carefully consider whether the nominee has:

  • made a difference to their community or field of work?
  • brought distinction to their country?
  • exemplified the best sustained and selfless voluntary service?
  • demonstrated innovation and entrepreneurship?
  • carried the respect of their peers?
  • changed things, with an emphasis on achievement?
  • improved the lot of those less able to help themselves?
  • displayed great physical courage
  • displayed moral courage and vision in making and delivering tough choices?

For more detailed information about our system of awards and how to nominate, follow this link to the website.

Electoral Enrolment

If you are 17 or have recently turned 18, moved house or changed your name, you will need to complete a new electoral enrolment form. To check your current enrolment details, visit the Australian Electoral Commission by clicking on the link below. Information concerning changes to enrolment deadlines are available from the website below: Australian Electoral Commission

Letters of Support

We are happy to provide letters of support to not-for-profit organisations who are applying for government funding. We do require information to assist us in formulating our response, so a letter of support request form can be filled out online using the link below or requested from the office.

Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks to process.

Click here to download request form