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NSW Puppy Factory report released

Chair of the Joint Select Committee on Companion Animal Breeding Practices in NSW, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced that the report of the inquiry into companion animal breeding practices has been tabled in State Parliament.


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Local champion to chair Far West initiative

Minister for Local Government Paul Toole today said the Far West Initiative is moving forward, announcing a new Advisory Committee focussed on strengthening remote communities.

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Government delivers on election commitment for easier, simpler advice for small business

“The PACT has been launched by Employment Minister Eric Abetz and the Fair Work Ombudsman and delivers on another election commitment to the Small Business sector,” Dr Gillespie said.

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Technology delivering speech pathology in rural schools

Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli today commended the Royal Far West speech pathology program, which gives students in remote areas of NSW access to this valuable service via video-link.

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New Deal for Hastings Fisherman's Coop

Minister for Lands and Water, Niall Blair, today announced the NSW Government has secured a new agreement with the Hastings River Fishermen’s Co-operative to extend its licence by 12 months.

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Grants open for local sport and recreation projects

Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead is encouraging local organisations to apply for grants of up to $1 million to help upgrade sport and recreation facilities through the ClubGRANTS Category 3 program.


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Katrina welcomes $7,000 grants for local preschools

Member for Cootamundra, Katrina Hodgkinson has announced that eight preschools in the Cootamundra electorate will receive $7,000 each to improve access to preschool for children in rural and remote communities.

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It’s On Again! Luke Launches Annual Charity Ride

Federal Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker has launched his annual charity bike ride at the flagship store of principal sponsor BCU in Coffs Harbour.

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Another 'lick' of funding for Warialda Showground

Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall has announced that the wooden pavilions and buildings at the Warialda Showground will soon receive a well-earned lick of fresh paint courtesy of a $24,200 grant from the NSW Government’s Public Reserves Management Fund (PRMF).


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Applications open for 2016 Science and Innovation Awards

Young Australian researchers, innovators and scientists involved in the agriculture sector are invited to apply for a share of $240,000 in grants as part of the 2016 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

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