The NSW Government has proposed introducing tougher sentences for
arsonists as the state continues to be gripped by drought.
The Hills Leadership Program was recognised in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday 25 October 2018. read more
Castle Hill Cricket Club's 160th Anniversary was recognized in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday 23 October 2018. read more
Ray Williams was sworn in as the Minister for Multiculturalism and Minister for Disability Services in January 2017.
He was first elected to the NSW Parliament in 2007, following a term as councillor on the Hills Shire Council.
Prior to his appointment as Minister for Multiculturalism and Minister for Disability Services, Ray was Parliamentary Secretary for Transport and Roads and for Western Sydney.
Ray began his career in two metal trade apprenticeships before working in the transport industry for 22 years.
Between 1985 and 2005 Ray held a Racing NSW Thoroughbred Trainers License and successfully operated a small business in the industry.
Ray studied at Curtin University achieving a Graduate Certificate in Development Planning and a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning.
Principal areas in Castle Hill include: Annangrove, Beaumont Hills, Box Hill, Castle Hill, Dural, Glenhaven, Kellyville, Kenthurst, Maraylya, Middle Dural, Nelson, Round Corner and Rouse Hill.