Greg Piper has been an independent voice for the people of Lake Macquarie for more than 20 years, as a Member of Parliament, Mayor and councillor.
In addition to representing his electorate, Greg is a member of four parliamentary committees...
The most important issues in the Lake Macquarie electorate are those that affect day-to-day life...
One of the more enjoyable aspects of a parliamentarian's job is meeting and mixing with constitutents and community representatives.
I was saddened to learn of the passing of Frank Allen, a tireless volunteer at Lake Macquarie Landcare who died just a few months short of his 100th birthday.
A petition calling for traffic lights to replace the Hillsborough Road / Macquarie Road roundabout was recently tabled in parliament, but as I've consistently argued, that intersection isn't the only problem on Hillsborough Road.
I took the campaign to upgrade Wyee and Dora Creek railway stations to parliament again recently. Both stations have major accessibility issues which need to be fixed.
Today's Budget shows that the state's finances are in good order, but key Lake Macquarie projects remain unfunded and that's just not good enough.
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