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New sewerage scheme for Lake Wyangan, Nericon and Tharbogang

The villages of Lake Wyangan, Nericon and Tharbogang now have access to a reticulated sewerage system for the first time. Member for Murray Austin Evans said this is a significant milestone for the three villages.   “For years, residents have relied on septic systems,...

More places for preschoolers in Murray

There will be more opportunities on offer for preschool aged kids in Murray thanks to a $6 million infrastructure investment which will provide support for almost 400 new preschool places across the state. The funding is part of the additional $42.1 million investment...

Quad bike safety a timely lesson for high school students

Member for Murray Austin Evans has welcomed the development of a course by TAFE NSW to empower Riverina high school students to stay safe on quad bikes. The two-day course, part of the Farm Vehicle Safety Program and funded by the Department of Education, will be...

More savings for Murray seniors

Businesses providing essential services, products, and entertainment in Murray are the target of a renewed NSW Government push to entice more businesses to join the Seniors Card program. Member for Murray Austin Evans said the number of participating businesses...

Community urged to ‘Get Ready’ for the upcoming bushfire season

Member for Murray Austin Evans said Murray brigades will open their doors to the community this weekend to help people be aware and prepare for bush fire risks this summer. Mr Evans said it is particularly important for residents who live near bushland and areas prone...

NSW students to tour historic battlefields

Member for Murray Austin Evans has called on Murray schools to apply to participate in the 2019 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship, which will give 20 high school students the chance to see firsthand the battlefields that fill the pages of Australia’s military...

Work starts to build new Gee Gee Bridge

Member for Murray Austin Evans said today marks the start of work to replace the Gee Gee Bridge over the Wakool River on the Noorong Road, 37 kilometres east of Swan Hill, which will improve freight access through the region. Mr Evans said the $23 million project is...

Staying Home Leaving Violence Expanded to Include Griffith Area

A NSW Government Domestic Violence program which supports women leaving violent relationships to stay in their home while the perpetrator is removed has been expanded to five new sites across regional NSW. Member for Murray Austin Evans said the NSW Government was...

Drought resilience workshops for Far West NSW

The NSW Government will hold a series of free business resilience workshops across Far West NSW to offer advice and support to drought-affected business owners and farmers on business health, mental health and financial planning. Member for Murray Austin Evans said...