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
The NSW Government is greatly expanding the pilot of an innovative service to help Aboriginal defendants comply with an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO), Attorney General Mark Speakman, Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Pru Goward and Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli announced today.Read more
The NSW Government is toughening sanctions on those who repeatedly flout driver licence laws, but also providing a road back to lawful driving for disqualified drivers who can demonstrate they can be trusted.
The reforms were announced today by Attorney General Mark Speakman, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Sarah Mitchell alongside Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson.Read more
Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has applauded a funding boost to help prepare the Temora community for future flood emergencies.
The NSW Government today revealed Temora Shire Council would be gifted more than $80,000 to help it better understand and manage its local flood risk, as part of a state-federal joint funding scheme.Read more
Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has announced a huge boost for sports facilities in the region after the NSW Government announced it would invest $100 million in new and existing sports infrastructure across regional NSW.
Mr Humphries said the Regional Sports Infrastructure Fund, which is part of the Deputy Premier’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund, will go towards improving the quality and quantity of sports venues in regional areas.Read more
The NSW Government has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Murrumbidgee Local Health District for a monthly pop-up breast and cervical cancer screening service.
NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Southern NSW, Bronnie Taylor MLC, said the grant from NSW Health would help Aboriginal women and women from culturally diverse communities access screening services so that any cancer could be detected earlier.Read more
Local event organisers are being encouraged to apply for grants under the NSW Government’s 2018 Flagship Event Fund with expressions of interest now open.
Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams said the Fund will offer successful applicants a one-off annual grant of $20,000 or a triennial grant of $27,500 per year for three years.Read more
After eighteen-and-a-half years in the public eye, our Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has announced her retirement.
Katrina is well known within her local community and across the state as a Member of Parliament with a strong moral compass, who is never afraid to fight for the people of New South Wales and as someone who proudly served her electorates of Burrinjuck and Cootamundra in Macquarie Street.Read more