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Teacher jobs protected at drought-affected schools

Finley Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) upgrade is one step closer with a sod turning ceremony on Thursday 26 April 2018 at 11am. Member for Murray Austin Evans said the upgrade and streamlining of work spaces will greatly enhance the ability of local doctors,...

Centenary of Armistice commemorations

This Sunday marks the Centenary of the First World War Armistice, when, after four brutal years of warfare, a peace settlement was reached. Member for Murray Austin Evans is encouraging the community to pay their respects to Australia’s servicemen and servicewomen and...

Supporting multicultural projects in Murray

Member for Murray Austin Evans and Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams announced $300,000 in grant funding is available for multicultural projects in NSW. “There are so many dedicated organisations in our local community that devote endless time, passion and...

Local cricketers benefit from World T20 Tournament funding

Local cricket clubs, schools and councils across Murray are set to benefit from improved facilities and programs, as part of the $1.96 million NSW ICC World T20 Cricket Legacy Fund. The organisations and clubs to benefit in Murray are: Barooga Sports Club to host the...

Finding Hidden Treasures in the Murray electorate

Member for Murray Austin Evans has congratulated the three women across the Murray electorate who have been recognised on the 2018 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll. The Honour Roll celebrates the valuable volunteer roles and the outstanding contribution they provide to...

Eco Schools grant for St Joseph’s Parish School

Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced a $3,500 Eco Schools Grant for St Joseph’s Parish School in Hillston to encourage environmental learning opportunities for students, teachers and the school community. Mr Evans said the Eco School’s projects provide...

Strategy launched to lure more food and wine visitors to NSW

More food and wine lovers across the globe are set to put Sydney and regional NSW on their travel itinerary with the NSW Government today launching its NSW Food & Wine Tourism Strategy & Action Plan 2018-2022. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall...

Evans makes the case for more jobs in Griffith

  Member for Murray Austin Evans has today made the case for why Griffith should be the home of a future TAFE NSW facility that would create 60 local jobs. Mr Evans and representatives from Griffith City Council, including Mayor John Dal Broi and Director of Economic...

Pharmacists to offer more jabs to lift immunisation

Trained pharmacists, including in rural and regional areas, will soon be able to give measles and whooping cough injections, making immunisation more accessible. Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the NSW Government has acted on a NSW...