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Up to $1.3M grants to divert waste from landfill

Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced applications are open for grants worth up to $1.3 million to local councils across NSW to introduce and enhance kerbside organic bin collection services. The funding is available through the sixth round of the Organics...

Conservation offers for landholders in Murray

Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced expressions of interest are open for $2 million in Fixed Rate Offers to support conservation by private landholders in NSW. Mr Evans said the Fixed Rate Offers, administered by the Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT)...

Reception to host Vietnam War veterans

Member for Murray Austin Evans and Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott invite Vietnam veterans to apply to attend the 2018 Premier’s Reception at Government House in August. Each year, the NSW Premier hosts a reception to thank Vietnam War veterans for their...

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...