Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has intensified efforts to stave off a proposed closure of Temora and District Hospital’s operating theatre.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has revealed a proposal to close the theatre at the end of August after an independent Australian Council of Healthcare Services audit found it was unsafe for surgery due to sub-standard air-conditioning and wall suction.Read more
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the announcement of a $2.1 million Community Recovery Fund to provide mental health support services and community engagement initiatives to help flood-affected members of our community.
“Our community is still dealing with the impact of the March floods and it has become clear that further assistance is needed,” Mr Hogan said.Read more
Northern Tablelands MP and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall today announced that Glen Innes will be featured in a special episode of Channel Seven’s popular travel show Sydney Weekender, this Sunday, thanks to a NSW Government initiative to promote rural and regional NSW’s top tourism destinations.Read more
Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced a range of financial contributions for upkeep works and measures at our local public reserves.
Mrs Pavey said the allocations are part of the NSW Government’s Public Reserves Management Fund which supports the community’s highly-valued public assets.Read more
Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is pleased to announce the release of The Integrated Chronic Care Atlas of Dubbo and Coonamble, along with the Integrated Mental Health Atlas of Western NSW.
WNSW PHN together with ConNetica Consulting recently conducted a pilot study that applies an internationally standardised and validated classification tool to map chronic care provision in Dubbo and Coonamble. The classification tool was also used to map Mental health across Western NSW.Read more
The rest of the State is starting to realise what the Nationals have always known – that there is nowhere better to hold a conference than Regional NSW.
The NSW Government is getting behind our regional centres with the introduction of the $6 million Regional Conferencing Strategy and Action Plan, injecting new funds into this significant growth sector and promoting Regional NSW. Because once city dwellers realise what we have to offer, they’ll keep coming back.Read more
It’s a dream-team field of candidates vying for the Cootamundra pre-selection. The breadth of qualifications ranges from nursing, veterinary, commerce, journalism and law; the careers cover everything from corporate marketing, industrial relations and small businesses to university administration, policing, veterinary medicine, local government, journalism, retail and farming. The four candidates and their families hail from all corners of the Cootamundra electorate. Some live in town, some on farm, but every candidate has created a family, business and life for themselves in the region.
And for the first time in our history, all candidates in a contested preselection process are women.Read more
Our hardworking local members are back in Parliament, keeping regional issues at the forefront of NSW politics. From following up on our grassroots policies on the floor of the Legislative Assembly to presenting petitions, our state team are hard at work addressing the issues and concerns of regions.Read more