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New initiative boosting teen employment prospects

Member for Murray Austin Evans is encouraging local businesses to register their interest in mentoring and building vocational skills in young people to help divert them away from crime and into education and employment opportunities. The new RISEUP program was...

Royal Far West receives grant funding to expand NDIS services

Member for Murray Austin Evans has announced grant funding of $1.339 million for Royal Far West to help them expand its NDIS services for children with disability living in rural and remote areas of NSW. Mr Evans said Royal Far West is a not-for-profit organisation,...

Freight Changes to Support Farmers

Member for Murray Austin Evans has welcomed the NSW Government’s new improved access for heavy vehicles carrying supplies and stock to drought-affected areas. The new NSW Class 3 Drought Assistance Dimension Exemption Notice, which will come into effect by 15 August,...

Local groups benefit from Grandparent’s Day funding

Generations of families and friends will come together to celebrate seniors in Murray thanks to NSW Government grants for Leeton Shire Council and Griffith Shed for Men. Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced that the Leeton Shire Council has received $850 and...

Everyone can play in Murray

  Member for Murray Austin Evans today said playspaces for everyone, young and old, and of all abilities, are a step closer with the release of new draft design guidelines for the NSW Government’s $20 million Everyone Can Play initiative. “I’m delighted to invite the...

National Missing Person’s Week 2018

Member for Murray Austin Evans is calling on community members who may have information that could help locate a missing person to contact police this National Missing Person’s Week. This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Missing Person’s Week, which runs...

Murray set to share in $1.6M for regional arts digitisation

Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced that Griffith City Council will receive a share of almost $1.6 million to digitise its collection of early documents on Griffith and the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. Mr Evans said Griffith City Council will receive...