Tuesday June 17, 2014
The NSW Budget handed down today represents a Liberal/National Government focused on building for the future, delivering quality services and protecting the vulnerable.
After 3 years repairing Labor’s mess, the NSW Budget is powerfully positioned; net debt is down, expenses are under control, and the AAA credit rating is maintained.
“When we came to office in 2011, NSW lagged on all economic fronts; in particular on jobs growth, productivity, housing approvals and business confidence. In 3 short years we have seen NSW rise again to become the powerhouse of the nation” Tanya Davies said.
NSW economic activity grew by 4.7 per cent over the last year, leading the nation for two consecutive quarters.
The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is investing a record $61.5 billion on infrastructure over four years, including $10.2 billion in 2014-15.
Today New South Wales has:
“We are now on the path to Rebuilding NSW” Tanya Davies said.
Investments in the Mulgoa electorate include:
Investments in the Western Sydney region include:
The Budget also increases the threshold for the $15,000 First Home Owners Grant, to help more first home buyers get into the housing market sooner.
“We want to make it as easy as we can to help first-time buyers get the keys to their new home – that’s why we’re increasing the threshold to $750,000 – an increase of $100,000,” Tanya Davies said.
“The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government has taken responsible decisions to ensure we continue to deliver for the people of NSW and Mulgoa, and I am proud to be part of a government that is building for the future and places the needs of the community first.” Tanya Davies MP said.