Kevin Humphries

NEW APPROACH FOR PET SHOPS AND BREEDERS WELCOMED

20 April 2018

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries has welcomed the announcement that the NSW Government will renew its approach to developing draft standards and guidelines (S&Gs) for pet shops and breeders of cats and dogs. 

Kevin Humphries said that over the past few months, the NSW Government has been consulting with stakeholders about the draft S&Gs proposed for pet shops and breeders of cats and dogs. 

TAFE NSW RECRUITS ADDITIONAL FRONTLINE TEACHERS IN FAR WEST

20 April 2018

Kevin Humphries, Member for Barwon has welcomed the announcement of two new TAFE teachers as a result of the NSW Government establishing a TAFE Teacher Recruitment Taskforce. 

“The new frontline teaching staff shows the NSW Government is backing TAFE in the Far West. 

“These new teachers are a huge win for Broken Hill and will deliver education and training support to our local students to help them upskill or get a new job.

$3,500 SUSTAINABILITY GRANTS FOR NSW SCHOOLS

20 April 2018
 
Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has announced the NSW Environmental Trust’s Eco Schools Grant Program opens for applications on Monday 30 April and encouraged schools in Barwon to apply.

The Eco School Grants Program is designed to support and nurture students’ passion to protect and learn about the environment.

Kevin Humphries said a total of 80 Eco School Grants worth $3,500 each are now available. 

$650,000 IN FUNDING TO DEVELOP BARWON LIBRARIES

19 April 2018

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin are thrilled to announce seven library services in the Barwon electorate are to receive more than $650,000 as part of the Public Library Infrastructure Grant program.

Kevin Humphries said these grants will provide substantial public benefit and significantly improve public library buildings, spaces and information technology for our communities.

Kevin Humphries said the libraries formed an important part of the community, providing much more than simply a place to borrow books.

ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COONABARABRAN TOWN WATER SUPPLY EMERGENCY WORKS

18 April 2018

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries is pleased to announce $525,000 in additional funding for Coonabarabran’s water supply emergency works. 

The NSW Government noted Warrumbungle Shire Council’s concerns due to drought impacts and water shortages affecting the Coonabarabran community.

Mr Humphries said “Under the Department of Infrastructure Water Coonabarabran was eligible for emergency financial assistance.

“The NSW Government has already contributed $450,000 to undertake pre construction work associated with establishing emergency bores.

CCTV FUNDING PUTS COOLAH AND COONABARABRAN CRIMINALS ON NOTICE

18 April 2018

Community safety in Coolah and Coonabarabran will receive a significant boost thanks to a NSW Government grant to install CCTV cameras in key locations throughout both towns.

Warrumbungle Shire Council has been awarded a $94,000 Community Safety Fund grant to purchase and install CCTV cameras in the shopping and business areas of Coolah and Coonabarabran. 

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said the safety and security of local residents and businesses in Coolah and Coonabarabran is of the utmost importance.

BARWON RECEIVES $50,000 FOR LOCAL SPORT

17 April 2018

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries today announced Barwon will receive $50,000 in funding for local sports clubs and community initiatives. 

Kevin Humphries said that sport was the lifeblood of our rural communities and investment in local sport was an important focus for the community. 

Barwon received funding for 14 projects, as part of the 831 that have received funding as part of the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grant Program. 

WORK STARTS ON SILVER CITY HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AT BALACLAVA

17 April 2018

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries, advised today that the NSW Government has provided $4.1 million for improvement work on a seven kilometre section of road on the Silver City Highway. 

“Roads and Maritime Services started work this week to improve this section of the Silver City Highway at Balaclava, 235 kilometres north of Wentworth. 

“Work will involve installing a new layer of gravel and stabilising the road surface which was first sealed in 1960 and is quite rough and deteriorating at the edges.

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