AUSTIN EVANS

Your Nationals candidate for Murray

About Austin

Since taking over the reins as the Member for Murray, Austin has travelled the length and breadth of this vast electorate. He’s met with a broad section of the community, listening to their views, expectations, visions and initiatives.

Austin has a proven track record of serving local government and solving local issues. His background of service to the community includes his role as Councillor with the former Murrumbidgee Shire Council from 2012-2016, with two years as Mayor.

Thirteen years with Coleambally Irrigation also provided Austin with an excellent understanding of irrigation and water management issues.

Born in the region and raised on a dry area sheep and wheat farm he attended primary school in Matong and high school in Narrandera.

Austin is married to Demelza, who grew up on a dairy farm at Finley and studied nursing at CSU in Wagga. Together they have four boys, aged from 8 to 18 – all attending Coleambally Central School.

 

In the news

Murray Electorate: Early Voting

Need to know where to vote early on election day? See the below early voting locations and Austin's how-to-vote card. DENILIQUIN Deniliquin Multi-Arts Centre58 Cressy StreetDeniliquin NSW...

SEALING MUCH NEEDED ROADS IN GRIFFITH?

Farmers, freight operators, and local families will have a safer more efficient way to travel around Griffith thanks to the Liberals and Nationals $500 million commitment to fix local roads. Member...

GRIFFITH SET FOR JOBS BOOST WITH NEW TAFE NSW FACILITY

Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced Griffith had been confirmed as the home for a future TAFE NSW facility that will create around 60 local jobs. Mr Evans and Griffith Mayor John Dal Broi...

$8.4 million NSW Government in funding for Wentworth Aerodrome

Feb 27, 2019 Much needed rain will no longer ground scenic, charter or flights for industry at Wentworth Aerodrome with the NSW Government announcing $8.4 million from the Growing Local Economies...

Austin Evans MP officially opens Griffith Ambulance Station

Feb 26, 2019 Austin Evans, Member for Murray visited Griffith ambulance station this morning alongside NSW Ambulance representatives, to celebrate in the official opening of the station. Mr Evans...

NSW Government bridging the gap for Maude

Feb 27, 2019 Maude residents will no longer have to contend with a troubled bridge over waters with the NSW Government today announcing $7.8 million from the Growing Local Economies fund for...

$250 TRAVEL CARD FOR SENIORS LIVING IN RURAL AND REGIONAL NSW

The NSW Nationals Government will make life a little easier for seniors doing it tough in regional and rural NSW, thanks to a new $250 Regional Seniors Transport Card. Austin Evans, Member for...

EXTRA FUNDING TO PUT CITRUS IN THE LIMELIGHT

A re-elected NSW Liberals and Nationals Government will invest $300,000 to create a new citrus research Centre in Griffith.    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW, John...

WORK WELL UNDERWAY ON GRIFFITH BASE HOSPITAL REDEVELOPMENT

The $224 million Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment has reached another milestone with the announcement that Project Coordination (Australia) Pty Ltd, a privately owned Australian construction and...

Tenants in Murray supported to stay safely in housing

t-risk social housing tenants in Murray will be the first in the state to receive intensive and tailored support as part of a new NSW Government program to help keep people in housing and prevent...

Contact Austin

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