10 Feb 2019 - Announced $100,000 funding for the upgrade of sporting facilities at Perkins Park, Latrobe
8 Feb 2019 - Announced $98,500 funding for Scottsdale Football Club to upgrade facilities
24 Jan 2019 - Announced $497,696 funding for Aged Care Deloraine to upgrade facilities
17 Dec 2018 - Announced $1.37 million funding for eight regional sporting clubs
25 Sept 2018 - Announced $320,000 funding for Tasmanian Fruit & Vegetable Export Facilitation Group to support Tasmanian horticulture growers
9 August 2018 - Secured deal for the ex-HMAS Darwin scuttling for the East Coast of Tasmania.
23 July 2018 - Announced $10 million funding for the Devonport LIVING CITY Project
10 June 2018 - Announced $30,000 funding for the upgrade of the George Town Netball Courts
28 May 2018 - Joined The Nationals and became the first Tasmanian member of The Nationals - Nationals' Senator for Tasmania
16 May 2018 - Announced $30 million funding for the Cradle Mountain Masterplan
15 May 2018 - Announced $4.8 million funding for Cradle Coast Coastal Pathway
2 May 2018 - Announced $125,000 funding package for agriculture exports - $50,000 for Seed Potato - Indonesia Market Improvement and $75,000 for Export Onion Rebuilding strategies
8 March 2018 - Announced $100,000 funding for Fruit Growers Tasmania to assist with public awareness campaign regarding biosecurity
1994 - National Service Medal for 15 years volunteer service with Devonport Fire Brigade. Presented with “bar” for 25 years service.
1994 - Founder of Devonport based, not for profit, independent teenage committee “The Solution Inc.”.
1995 - Founder of sister teenage committee - “Enormity Inc – Concepts of Great Wickedness” - in Ulverstone.
2001 - International Volunteer of the Year, “Local Hero Award”.
2001 - Life Member – Enormity Inc.
2002 - Tasmania Day Community Service Award – Steve Martin.
2003 - Recipient of Centenary Medallion for community service and work with young people.
2003 - Recipient of Tasmanian Fire Service Volunteer Medal for service beyond call.
2004 - Tasmanian Finalist - Australian of the Year.
Solar power for public buildings owned by Council
Clean up of the former Maternity Hospital - removal of asbestos
Reduction in Council meeting and workshop meals
Expansion of Devonport Bluff Playground
Creation on an off-leash dog complex
Free WIFI in Devonport Mall and surrounds
Devonport becoming a “Learning Community” – lifelong learning
Annual Festival of Learning – September
Pirate Day – a family day at the Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Reduction in Aldermen Numbers 12 down to nine (2014)
Purchase and demolition of the old Maternity Hospital
2018 Tasmanian Masters Games
LIVING CITY, the largest regional project undertaken in regional Tasmania
2017 Australian Masters Games, NW Tasmania
Kommunity Kids, East Devonport
Devonport Reader’s Cup
Toast for Kids Charity Gala - sponsoring school breakfast clubs and “Books for Babies
Elected as Devonport’s representative on the Cradle Coast Authority 2011 – 2018
Elected to Cradle Coast Authority Board 2017
Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) 2011- 2018
LGAT General Management Committee 2017 – 2018
Chairman Mersey Leven Emergency Management Committee 2012 – 2018
Maidstone Park Management Controlling Authority 2012 –2018
Mayor’s Charity Trust Fund - Chairman
Name change to reflect the work of Dame Enid Lyons to the Dame Enid Lyons Trust fund
Officially opened o Devonport Aquatic Centre – SPLASH, Bass Strait Maritime Centre, Julie Burgess – historic ketch and K&D Warehouse Mitre 10
RATES Financial year 12/13 rate increase 1.8% result $674,000 underlying surplus; FY 13/14 rate increase 1.6% result $1.08mill underlying surplus; FY 14/15 Zero rate increase result $2.3mill underlying surplus ; FY 15/16 Zero rate increase result $3.02mill underlying surplus; FY 16/17 zero rate increase result TBA; FY 17/18 zero rate increase result TBA