The Commonwealth Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) is back in business, with Round Two open and accepting applications for community developments.
The fund is an invaluable source of support for projects aimed at sustaining the local community. So, whether it be funding to keep your local tennis club, preschool or town hall running smoothly or grants for major infrastructure projects, we urge all to apply.Read more
Where has the year gone, it’s hard to believe that we are half way through November already and it’s not going to slow up as we head into Christmas.
Earlier this year I hosted the Prostate Cancer Awareness Family Fun Day, an annual event where I bring together local Men’s Sheds, Entertainment, Vintage Car Displays, Emergency Services Displays, Raffles, Auctions and Market Stalls along with a Lions BBQ and Devonshire Tea by the CWA.Read more
After long-serving member Thomas George announced his retirement earlier this year, the Lismore State Electorate Council decided to adopt the Community Preselection method and entrust the selection of their candidate for the 2019 state election to locals.
The process has been a huge success, with 3,657 voters from across the Northern Rivers and Tablelands turning out to elect Austin Curtin, a grassroots candidate with no prior foray into politics.Read more
Minister for Communications, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield and Nationals Senator for New South Wales John Williams have welcomed the commencement of the Coalition’s Priority Locations Round of the Mobile Black Spot Program, which will provide new or improved mobile coverage to 5 locations in Eden-Monaro.Read more
Football clubs across the region are being encouraged to apply for the second round of NSW Asian Cup Legacy funding, which is now open, to improve local sporting facilities.
Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall said the $4.1 million fund would help deliver better community facilities to grassroots football clubs across the Northern Tablelands.Read more
Parents of school children across New South Wales are encouraged to take advantage of the $100 ‘Active Kids’ rebate for sporting and fitness related costs launching early next year.
Thomas George MP, Member for Lismore welcomed the release of the ‘Active Kids’ Rebate Guidelines explaining how families can take advantage of the rebate from January 31 next year.Read more
Visitors to Glennifer near Bellingen will soon be able to encounter a new, digital tourism experience thanks to a funding boost from the NSW Government.
Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey said Bellingen Shire Council had secured $50,000 from the NSW Government through its Regional Tourism Fund and will pay for interpretive signage aimed at improving the visitor experience.Read more