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NSW Seniors Festival heading to Murray in 2019

Murray residents are set to be part of the biggest Seniors Festival in the Southern Hemisphere, with Griffith City Library and Edward River Council receiving a share of $200,000 in NSW Government funding for events and activities across the State. Member for Murray...

Austin Evans steps up fight for the region’s timber industry

Member for Murray Austin Evans has today addressed the NSW Parliament as he continues his fight to restore sustainable timber harvesting in selected areas of the Murray Valley National Park. Mr Evans delivered the second reading of his bill, which aims to reinstate...

New Hay Fitness Centre open for business

Member for Murray Austin Evans today joined with local community representatives to officially open the new Hay Health and Fitness Centre. Mr Evans said the new centre at Hay Services Club had been built thanks to almost $300,000 in NSW Government funding. “This is...

Sweeping reforms for tenant rights in Murray

Renting families can now make their house feel more like a home, under the NSW Government’s comprehensive reform to residential tenancy laws. Member for Murray Austin Evans said more than 30 per cent of the NSW population are now renting, and these changes are a...

Heavyweights talk infrastructure for South West NSW

Industry leaders will join the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, Melinda Pavey, and the Member for Murray, Austin Evans today to discuss infrastructure priorities across South West NSW. In Griffith today, the final Regional Industry Forum for 2018 will provide...

Caravan owners of Murray set to save big

Member for Murray Austin Evans has reminded caravan owners that they can now receive a 40 per cent discount in registering caravans and camper trailers. Mr Evans said the changes came into effect from 1 November 2018. “This means that caravan owners of Murray will now...

Temporary Renal Unit opens at Griffith Base Hospital

  Member for Murray Austin Evans proudly opened Griffith Base Hospital’s (GBH) temporary Renal Dialysis Unit today, as part of Stage 1 works on the $35 million Griffith Base Hospital (GBH) redevelopment. Mr Evans the opening marks a significant milestone in the...

NSW to increase sentence for bushfire offence

Member for Murray Austin Evans has today welcomed the NSW Government’s proposal to introduce tougher sentences for arsonists as the state continues to be gripped by drought. Mr Evans said under the new law, anyone caught deliberately starting a bush fire will face a...