As a lifelong resident of Western Sydney, Edmond has been a strong voice advocating for the services the community rightly deserves.
Edmond is a qualified Civil engineer with more than 35 years’ experience and understands first-hand the importance of providing services and sound infrastructure to local communities.
Edmond was elected to Parliament as the Member for Mount Druitt on 28th March 2015.
Prior to being a Member of Parliament, Edmond was an elected Councillor at Blacktown City Council from 2004 – 2016 and Deputy Mayor in 2006/2007.
As the Member for Mount Druitt, Edmond has been able to contribute to the delivery of some much-needed projects, such as a Dialysis centre at Mt Druitt Hospital, an MRI machine at Mt Druitt Hospital, upgrade of Rooty Hill Railway Station, construction of a New Police Station and a new Fire & Rescue Station. Edmond also lobbied and was successful in achieving the improvement of a dangerous traffic intersection at Plumpton.
Edmond, together with the community have campaigned for the dismissal of a proposed toxic “energy from waste” facility planned in a local residential area, which resulted in legislation adopted by Parliament in prohibiting incinerators from the Sydney basin.