Reverse vending machine kiosks have been installed in Queanbeyan and Cooma as part of the state’s container deposit scheme rollout, Member for Monaro John Barilaro announced today.
The kiosks have been installed at the Woolworths Supermarkets in Queanbeyan and Cooma, representing a small portion of kiosks to be installed at or near Woolworths supermarkets across the state ahead of the start of the scheme on 1 December.Read more
The Lismore Community Preselection is well underway with our candidate for Lismore candidate to be decided upon on the 18th of November.
Austin Curtin, macadamia farmer from Tregeagle, Andrew Gordon, a Lismore real-estate agent and Peter Petty, farmer and straight-talking Mayor from Tenterfield have all thrown their hats in the ring and have been busy campaigning across the Northern Rivers and Tablelands.Read more
The NSW Government has delivered on its commitment to make early childhood education more affordable for families, with fees already dropping by an average of 25 per cent thanks to the Start Strong Reforms.
Minister for Early Childhood Education Sarah Mitchell has welcomed preliminary results from the 2017 Preschool Census, which surveyed more than 730 community preschools in NSW.Read more
Member for Cootamundra, the National Party’s Steph Cooke has hit the ground sprinting in the 13 days since she was officially announced the winner of the October 14 by-election.
Steph has covered the length and breadth of the electorate, chalking up some 5,000 kilometres even before being officially sworn into Parliament on November 14.Read more
Community organisations in Barwon can now apply for the next round of funding for local projects under the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program, Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries announced today.
Mr Humphries said Infrastructure Grants support new or upgraded community facilities across sport and recreation, arts and culture and emergency preparedness.Read more
Regional tourism is set to be given a huge boost following the State Government’s announcement of $1.1 million in funding to reinstate the rail link between Kandos and Rylstone.
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said his successful lobbying is a result of the Kandos-Rylstone Rail Heritage Precinct Petition, signed by over 1200 people, in addition to wider community support.Read more
Motorists are now enjoying a smoother and safer journey along 10 kilometres of new divided highway as part of the 14-kilometre Woolgoolga to Halfway Creek Pacific Highway upgrade.
Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the Woolgoolga to Halfway Creek upgraded section adds to the 493 kilometres of the Pacific Highway, around 75 per cent, which is now four-lane divided highway.Read more
New cycleways and active transport links to better connect regional communities are a key focus for the NSW Government’s strategy to meet commuter needs across the state into the future.
Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight and Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey alongside Minister for Transport Andrew Constance today launched Transport for NSW’s regional Future Transport strategy today on the North Coast.Read more