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Better access to Moama beach for boating and river bank recreation

Enjoying all the mighty Murray has to offer is now a whole lot easier, with the completion of a project to provide better access to Moama Beach. Member for Murray Austin Evans said the NSW Government provided $490,000 for a $550,000 project to improve access and...

Investing in better regional health facilities

Health facilities across far western NSW will be improved as part of an $8 million funding boost under the NSW Government’s Rural Health Minor Works Program. The Far West Local Health District secured the bulk of the funding of all competing LHDs, with seven projects...

Three month NSW gun amnesty starts 1 July

Member for Murray Austin Evans has urged anyone in the Murray community with an unregistered or unwanted firearm to take advantage of the NSW Firearm Amnesty from 1 July to 30 September 2018. Mr Evans said last year’s National Firearm Amnesty was extremely successful,...

Local early education teachers urged to apply for scholarships

Member for Murray Austin Evans is urging all diploma-qualified early childhood educators in Murray to consider applying for a scholarship to boost their qualifications. Minister for Early Childhood Education Sarah Mitchell has announced that applications for the next...

Time to celebrate Murray grandparents

Member for Murray Austin Evans is encouraging organisations in Murray to take advantage of the NSW Government’s 2018 Grandparents Day event grants, to show grandparents and seniors how valuable they are to the community. A share of $200,000 is available for...

Full steam ahead on Barham MPS

Work is progressing on the $20 million Barham Multipurpose Service (MPS) with the first stage of early works completed this week. Member for Murray Austin Evans said the Barham MPS is part of the broader $300-million State-wide program of works to upgrade existing, or...

Conservation grants for landholders in Murray

Member for Murray Austin Evans has announced that applications are open for $2 million in grants to support conservation by private landholders in NSW. Mr Evans said the Conservation Partner Grants, offered through the Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT) are...