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Funding boost for South West Arts

Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced Deniliquin’s South West Arts will receive a grant of $89,389 through round two of the NSW Government’s $100 million Regional Cultural Fund. Mr Evans said the project will develop a creative hub for Deniliquin and the...

$1.6M to upgrade the Gol Gol Water Treatment Plant

Member for Murray, Austin Evans today announced Wentworth Shire Council will receive over $1.6 million to upgrade the Gol Gol Water Treatment Plant under the Liberals and Nationals flagship $1 billion Safe & Secure Water Program. “Today’s announcement is great news...

NSW Energy Switch could save households $1000 a year

In what will be a major shakeup for electricity market, NSW households can now quickly change electricity deals with Service NSW’s free Energy Switch service, potentially saving them up to $1000 a year on their bills. Member for Murray today announced the new cost of...

NSW Government funding to help develop flood model in Hillston

Residents will be better protected from flood risks across the Hillston community thanks to $185,000 in grant funding from the NSW Government, Murray MP Austin Evans said. Mr Evans said Carrathool Shire Council had been awarded the grant that will allow them to...

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...