Beautiful weather, large crowds and a jam-packed show schedule made the 2016 Cootamundra Show one of the most successful in recent years.
Gate numbers were up on last year as cancellation and postponemen...
** Article and image sourced from Southern Weekly (Wagga Wagga), 17 October 2016.
The efforts of carers go largely unnoticed by the collective community, which is why annual calendar events like National Carers Week are so important.
There are currently around 2.8 million Australians looking after someone in need, and census data shows that 16,000 of those unpaid carers are in the electorate of Cowper.Read more
Charles Sturt University (CSU) has received some promising news about the future of the proposed Murray Darling Medical School.
The school is a joint effort between CSU and La Trobe University that ...
** Article and image sourced from Western Advocate (Bathurst), 20 October 2016.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Coalition Government will reduce the cost of thousands of medical devices ranging from pacemakers and lenses to knees and hips by half-a-billion dollars to take pressure off private health insurance premiums...
** Article and image sourced from Armidale Express, 19 October 2016.
Four Braidwood locals were honoured on Monday with the Monaro Service Award. Joan Webb, Brenda Vardanega, Shirley Shoemark and Alexandra Rea, former editor of the Braidwood Times, received in recognition of outstanding service to the community.
The newly renovated Port Macquarie Surf Lifesaving Clubhouse was officially opened on October 15, providing lifesavers with an accessible, modern facility that will continue to support vital rescue services.
Club volunteers and Member for Cowp...
** Article and image sourced from Port Macquarie News, 18 October 2016.
While visiting the Nyngan Multipurpose Service (MPS) today, Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries announced a major boost to the facility with the plan to construct a new satellite renal unit estimated at $1.56 million.
** Article and image sourced from Nyngan Observer, 18 October 2016.