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Nominate a health professional for the MLHD Excellence Awards

Member for Murray Austin Evans has thrown his weight behind the 2018 Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) Excellence Awards, calling for people to recognise local health professionals for the great work they do. MLHD is one of the largest employers across the...

Sewerage infrastructure upgrade for Wentworth shire

Member for Murray Austin Evans has announced tenders have now closed and are being assessed, as part of the first stage of a new sewerage scheme project in the Wentworth Shire. It is anticipated the successful tenderer will be announced in late June. “The Wentworth...

Rankins Springs water supply upgrade completed

Member for Murray Austin Evans has announced the new water treatment plant and reticulation system for the Rankins Springs Village has been completed. “For the first time in the town’s history, Rankins Springs Village will have a local source of drinking water,” Mr...

Levelling the playing field – no child misses out in Murray

Four preschool services in Murray will receive up to $7,000 to help increase the number of Aboriginal children and disadvantaged children participating in quality early childhood education in the year before school, as part of the NSW Government’s Community Grants...

New partnership secures threatened fauna in south-west NSW

The NSW Government is partnering with Ballarat-based Federation University to help save four threatened species from extinction, Member for Murray Austin Evans announced today. “The NSW Government’s Saving our Species Program will provide $200,000 to the University to...

Nominations open for the 2018 NSW Green Globe awards

Sustainability leaders are encouraged to nominate for the 19th Green Globe Awards, celebrating leadership, commitment and innovation in sustainability across NSW, Member for Murray Austin Evans announced today. Mr Evans said these leading environmental awards honour...

Southern Riverina to benefit from red gum stockpile

About 13,000 tonnes of stockpiled red gum timber in the Murray Valley National Park will be available to industry and the community this winter, Member for Murray Austin Evans said today. The stockpile consists of red gums that have been thinned for environmental...

More opportunities for children to learn Aboriginal languages

More children will have the opportunity to learn an Aboriginal language at preschool, with the NSW Government announcing Ninganah No More, a new program that will increase the level of Aboriginal languages taught in early childhood services across NSW. Member for...