Kevin Humphries

$1,779,568 TO HELP PROTECT COONAMBLE FROM FLOODING

20 November 2017

Coonamble Shire Council has received NSW Government grants of $192,888 and $1,586,680 to help protect Coonamble from flood risks, Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries announced on Saturday, 18 November 2017.

The NSW Government’s Floodplain Management grant program provides funding to councils to help manage local flood risks.

“This funding helps reduce the impacts of flooding on communities," Mr Humphries said.

“We want to help councils protect residents and their properties from the impact of flooding.”

OUTBACK NEW SOUTH WALES TO WELCOME LEADING TRAVEL WRITERS

17 November 2017

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries is pleased that the stark beauty and top tourist attractions of the New South Wales (NSW) Outback will be showcased to audiences around Australia when five of the country’s leading travel and lifestyle writers make their way to Far West NSW on a group media visit.

AWARDS TO RECOGNISE WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

16 November 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries is calling on communities to nominate women councillors and council staff for the 2018 Ministers’ Awards for Women in Local Government.

Kevin Humphries said the prized awards recognise the hard work and imaginative ideas women bring to council and community achievements.

“Women in our Barwon Councils provide inspiration and hard work that make a genuine difference to the people in their community.

“They deserve recognition and to have their contributions publicly applauded.

NOMINATE WOMEN IN BARWON FOR NSW WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

15 November 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has announced public nominations for the 2018 NSW Women of the Year Awards are now open, including the addition of a new category, the First State Super Lifetime Achievement Award. 

“I call on everyone in Barwon to nominate women who have achieved great things for our community,” Mr Humphries said.

OPEN DAY AT COONABARABRAN CONNECTED LEARNING CENTRE

15 November 2017

Community members are invited to see how Coonabarabran’s new multi-million dollar TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centre (CLC) will transform vocational education and training at a Community Open Day on Monday 20 November, 2017, between 10am and 2pm.

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said the new multi-million dollar TAFE NSW Coonabarabran CLC is set to transform education delivery not just in Coonabarabran, but across the whole region and the State.

BURKE WARD PUBLIC SCHOOL SUCCESSFUL WITH FUNDING FOR ‘BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE’

8 November 2017

Burke Ward Public School will receive $17,827 following its successful application for a grant under the Before and After School Care Fund, Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries announced today.

“Under this initiative, NSW primary schools may apply for the one-off grant of up to $30,000 which can be used for site modification and fit-out costs, project management (including tendering or regulatory costs), or to pay for necessary equipment to support new or expanded services.

FINAL SECTION OF WORK COMMENCES TO SEAL THE SILVER CITY HIGHWAY AT BARONS CREEK

8 November 2017

Work is under way to provide a new sealed section on one of the most weather prone areas of the Silver City Highway at Barons Creek.

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said the NSW Government is providing $30 million in funding for the upgrade of the Silver City Highway through Restart NSW, Western NSW Freight Productivity Program and state maintenance funding.

START STRONG: BACKING CHILDREN IN BARWON

7 November 2017

More children in Barwon will have access to high quality early childhood education with Gulargambone Preschool, Lightning Ridge Preschool and Condobolin Preschool Kindergarten receiving grants to upgrade their services.

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said this funding provides crucial support for young families in these Barwon communities and will be used to construct purpose built facilities, allowing current capacity expansion of the preschools. 

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