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BARWON RECEIVES SHARE IN $6.9 MILLION BUSHFIRE FUNDING

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

A host of new Rural Fire Service (RFS) infrastructure will be delivered as part of Barwon’s share of $6.9 million in bushfire protection for the region.

The local investment is part of a wider $314.6 million allocated to the Rural Firefighting Fund in the NSW Government’s 2015/16 budget.

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said this investment is critical to local RFS firefighters and will play a key role in keeping residents safe.

BOOST TO ALLOWANCE FOR REMOTE STUDENTS

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has welcomed the boost in allowances available to isolated families for 2016 whose children need to undertake secondary study away from home.

The base allowance rate for the Living Away from Home Allowance (LAFHA) will be $2,000, a 40 per cent increase. Additionally, Year 11 and 12 isolated students are offered a supplementation of $460, up from $334 this year.

HUMPHRIES DELIVERS NARRABRI $37,075 CHRISTMAS PRESENT

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said he was thrilled to award $37,075 to Narrabri community projects this week.

Mr Humphries met with representatives from the Narrabri Scouts Association and Narrabri Recreation Ground Trust to present them with cheques for $2,500 and $34,575 respectively.

Speaking at the Narrabri Showgrounds, Mr Humphries said the funding was awarded as part of the Community Building Partnerships program, which he announced across most of the electorate last week.

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HELPING BARWON CLUBS TO BE COMMUNITY LIFELINES

Registered clubs in Barwon now have the ability under law to become centres of shelter and safety in emergencies for any...

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Thumbs up to the fantastic Moorambilla Voices High Tea Cookbook, which has some of the best scone, cake and slice recipes I’ve tasted in a while!  All proceeds from the sale of the book go towards raising funds to take the talented young kids of the Moorambilla Voices on tour.  The cost of the Cookbook is $55.00 (includes postage) and would make a great Christmas present.  To order, email dayle@moorambilla.com

 

Public housing is a privilege not a right, and our Government has no tolerance for people who display anti-social and illegal behaviour in public housing communities.  We are cracking down on these offenders by increasing powers to immediately kick out serious criminals in public housing and introducing a Three Strikes policy for public housing tenant who continually break the rules.

 

 

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