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
CAPTION: The Wingham Memorial Town Hall (pictured) is one of two projects to be granted CWMF funding. In November 2016 the hall also received $37,800 for other restoration work.
MEMBER for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead and Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott have announced two local projects will receive NSW Government funding as part of the Community War Memorial Fund (CWMF).
MidCoast Council was awarded $7,581 for the Taree War Memorial Clock as part of the Community War Memorial Fund to help conserve and protect war memorials in local communities.Read more
- The National Rural Health Commissioner will work with a broad range of stakeholders, including medical, nursing and allied health professionals
- The Commissioner will be funded to at least mid-2020
- Scope of work to be undertaken by the Commissioner going beyond the medical and allied health workforce and into broad rural health reform
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
Minister for Corrections David Elliott today announced the preferred proponent for a new 1700-bed prison in Grafton, providing regional jobs, state-of-the-art security and rehabilitation services for inmates.
In a boost for regional residents and businesses, the prison will inject more than $560 million into the local economy with 1,100 jobs created during construction and about 600 permanent jobs once operational.Read more