Member for Dubbo Troy Grant visited staff at Dubbo Hospital today to celebrate the start of construction for next phase of Dubbo Hospital’s $150 million redevelopment.
Construction company, Hansen Yuncken, who were awarded the tender to commence the first phase of construction in January this year, are currently establishing the site which includes setting up site sheds and shade cloth around the construction zone perimeters. Work has also commenced on the installation of internal services.Read more
Councils in the Hunter electorate are being invited to apply for a share of a $360 million programme to have ageing bridges repaired.
The Commonwealth Government’s Bridges Renewal programme has opened a third round of funding where the government will meet up to half the cost of the repair according to the Nationals Duty Senator for Hunter John Williams.Read more
Nationals Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker said schools in the Cowper electorate will receive books and posters to educate students about Australia’s wartime history and commemorate Anzac Day.
Mr Hartsuyker said schools would receive two books: Decision: Stories of leadership in the services about the influence of Australian leaders during wartime and A Bitter Fate: Australians in Malaya and Singapore, December 1941 – February 1942.Read more
Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has invited councils in the Parkes Electorate to apply for up to $5million in funding to support smart tech projects for local communities.
Mr Coulton said the Federal Government was co-investing in projects that applied smart technology, data-driven decision making and people-focused design.Read more
Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has today announced the completion of the $150,000 expansion of the Narrandera-Leeton Airport general aviation parking, with the finalisation of minor works including line markings still to come.
“The upgraded aviation parking will allow the airport to meet airplane parking demands and attract more charter flights to the Riverina region, generating significant economic returns and increasing the number of jobs in the broader community,” Katrina said.Read more
Michael Johnsen, Member for Upper Hunter has today announced $48,256 in NSW Government funding for 9 sporting clubs in Upper Hunter as part of the 2015/16 Local Sport Grant Program.
Mr Johnsen said the main aim of this program is to increase regular and on-going participation opportunities in sport and active recreation in NSW.Read more
Local fine food producers have the opportunity to promote their products to thousands of national and international buyers at the Fine Food Australia event in Sydney later this year.
Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams said the NSW Government would support selected NSW food businesses to attend Fine Food Australia in September.Read more