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Grants Open to Clean Up Rural and Regional Landfills

Member for Murray Austin Evans today invited local councils to apply for a share of more than $3 million in grants to improve regional and rural landfills in NSW. “The grants, available under the fourth round of the Regional Landfill Consolidation and Environmental...

Barham Koondrook Bridge opens to traffic

Motorists will enjoy driving across the newly restored Barham Koondrook Bridge for the first time this week, with work on the historic Murray River crossing now complete. Member for Murray Austin Evans has today announced the re-opening of the bridge, following...

$3.9 million to support arts and culture in Leeton

Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced $3.9 million for Leeton Shire Council to refurbish Leeton’s historic Roxy Theatre through round two of the NSW Government’s $100 million Regional Cultural Fund. Mr Evans said the Roxy Theatre is a wonderful community...

Funding available for Local Litter Prevention Projects

Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced that $1 million in grants is available to regional waste groups through the Litter-Regional Implementation Program, to reduce and prevent litter in our region. “The grants program aims to support regional Councils to...

Heritage grants up for grabs

The NSW Government has streamlined its Heritage Grants system and made it easier for the owners of heritage houses to apply for maintenance funding. Heritage Minister Gabrielle Upton said funding is now specifically set aside for individual private owners in...

Local Sport Defibrillator Grant program

Half a million dollars in funding is available to Murray electorate sports clubs as part of the NSW Government’s Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program. Member for Murray Austin Evans said the funding was announced as part of Round 3 of the NSW Government’s...

Local sports clubs share in $4 million State Government funding

Sport and recreation clubs across the Murray electorate have been successful in securing funding from the NSW Government for new equipment, facilities and programs through the Local Sport Grants Program. Fourteen sport and recreation clubs will each receive grants in...

Murray to benefit from arts funding boost from the NSW Government

A stunning line-up of new arts projects is set to take place in Murray thanks to support from the latest round of the NSW Government’s Country Arts Support Program, announced today by Member for Murray Austin Evans and Arts Minister, Don Harwin. The local...

Round two funding now open for events in Murray

Regional events that will be held between July and December 2019 can now apply for NSW Government funding, aimed at driving more overnight visitors to rural and regional towns across the State. Member for Murray Austin Evans said applications are now open for Round...