Kevin Humphries

BARWON SENIORS BACK IN THE GAME

1 August 2018

More Barwon seniors are set to hit the courts and sporting fields in the coming months, as a further three sporting codes offer modified rules for players over 65 years of age. 
 
Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries today announced the NSW Government will invest an additional $100,000 to get Basketball, Softball and Table Tennis NSW on board with a modified program, while also expanding the successful pilot with Football NSW. 

SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE IN THE FAR WEST EXPERIENCING PERSONALITY DISORDERS

1 August 2018

Adolescents, adults, and their families and friends in the Far West are assured continued access to mental health supports for personality disorders, as staff in Far West Local Health District are set to receive more training about the condition. 
 
Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries today announced the extra training was part of the NSW Government’s further investment of $5.5 million in the Project Air Strategy. 

BARWON TO GET EXPANDED NDIS SERVICES

1 August 2018

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries today announced grant funding for eight disability sector businesses that have received grants to expand their services in the Barwon electorate.

“I’m delighted the eight were among just 10 businesses across NSW that secured a grant from the NSW Government’s $19 million Disability Sector Scale-Up (DSSU) program to help them make the most of the rollout of the NDIS,” Mr Humphries said.

MAJOR ROAD AND RAIL INITIATIVES DELIVERED AT HERMIDALE

31 July 2018

All weather access and more efficient freight travel have been delivered with the completion of the upgrade of the road between Nymagee and Hermidale, near Nyngan.  

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries welcomed the $1.45 million NSW Government funded widening, strengthening and sealing of seven kilometres of Hermidale Nymagee Road saying freight operators and local residents now did not have to delay travel or make a 100 kilometre detour during wet weather.  

WORK ON BRIDGE OVER PACKSADDLE CREEK ON SILVER CITY HIGHWAY TO START IN SEPTEMBER

30 July 2018

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries, today announced work will start in September on the new $8.6 million Packsaddle Creek Bridge and road approaches on the Silver City Highway, around 173 kilometres north of Broken Hill.

“The NSW Government provided $8.6 million for the bridge and road approaches which are part of the $145 million program of work to seal the remaining 200 kilometres of the Silver City and Cobb highways. This brings the total investment in the Cobb and Silver City highways to $195 million since 2011,” Kevin Humphries said.

MORE THAN $1 BILLION FOR OUR STATE'S DROUGHT STRICKEN FARMERS

30 July 2018

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has today welcomed the NSW Government’s $500 million Emergency Drought Relief Package, which will help farmers right across our electorate.

This package now takes the Government’s drought support to more than $1 billion, with $584 million announced in June 2018. 

LOCAL PROJECTS AWARDED SHARE OF $137M RAIL BOOST

27 July 2018

Two local projects have won a share of more than $137 million of funding from the NSW Government’s Restart NSW Fixing Country Rail program.

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said the successful projects would take trucks off local roads, deliver travel time savings for freight carriers and put hard earned money back into the pockets of local farmers and businesses. 

The projects include: 

BARWON LOCAL AWARDED $3K MENTORSHIP AT ART GALLERY NSW

27 July 2018

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin recently announced a Far West resident is one of the recipients of this year’s Museums & Galleries NSW Fellowship, Mentorship & Volunteer Placement program.

Jade Kerin of Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery is one of seven NSW museum practitioners selected to share a total of $20,000 in funding for professional development opportunities for arts and cultural workers across the State.

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