Kevin Humphries

COMMUNITY CONSULTATION IN BROKEN HILL TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR WOMEN

25 May 2017

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries today urged people living in the Far West community to get involved in a unique consultation, to discuss strategies and areas for focused action and NSW Government investment, to improve gender equity for women and girls.

“There is still a gap between men and women’s financial status, workforce participation, caring and family responsibilities and vulnerability to violence, among other issues,” Mr Humphries said.

DR KATH IS BARWON'S 2017 LOCAL WOMAN OF THE YEAR

25 May 2017

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries has congratulated Barwon’s 2017 Local Woman of the Year, Associate Professor Kathleen Atkinson (Dr Kath), on her outstanding contribution to the communities of Broken Hill, the Far West and throughout many areas of NSW.  

Dr Kath was presented with her Award in Broken Hill by the Premier of NSW, The Hon Gladys Berejiklian on 19 May 2017 during The Nationals 2017 Annual General Conference.

$6 MILLION PROJECT TO WIDEN KIDMAN WAY SOUTH OF COBAR CONTINUES TO PLAN

25 May 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries is pleased to announce that work to upgrade Kidman Way, south of Cobar, to strengthen the road and improve safety for all road users is on track for mid-year completion.

Mr Humphries said the NSW Government provided $6 million for the work to widen the road, improve ride quality, motorist safety and sight distance, which is being completed in two stages.

$1 MILLION REASONS TO MOVE TO REGIONAL NSW

24 May 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries is encouraging community organisations to apply for the NSW Government’s $1 million Regional Growth – Marketing and Promotion Fund to encourage young workers and families to make a city change to Regional NSW. 

Kevin Humphries said local business and organisations in the Barwon electorate can now apply for funding to attract businesses, skilled workers and families to live and work in Regional NSW.

YOUTH AT THE CENTRE OF $1.1 MILLION GRANT FUNDING

24 May 2017

Local member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has called on organisations to apply for a share in the $1.1 million Youth Opportunities funding available to support local youth.

One-off grants of up to $50,000 are available for projects that engage young people to lead and participate in community development activities.  

Mr Humphries encouraged local councils and all local organisations with a youth focused project to apply. 

FORMER BARRIER CRIME MANAGER RECOGNISED

24 May 2017 

Detective Chief Inspector Mick Stoltenberg was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the communities of the Far West on 19 May 2017 when he was awarded a NSW Government Community Service Award.

NSW GOVERNMENT BUILDING A BETTER BROKEN HILL

23 May 2017

Record investment in regional NSW is providing Broken Hill with an economy-boosting conference centre and an opportunity for students to complete tertiary degrees closer to home.

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said he was delighted to confirm a Country Universities Centre would be set up in Broken Hill, allowing students to undertake tertiary studies close to home in a centre with qualified local instructors and state-of-the-art technology.

“A local steering committee has been established with work underway to progress the proposal," Mr Humphries said.

TRUCK WASHES IN BROKEN HILL, COBAR AND WALGETT SET TO RECEIVE A SHARE OF $10 MILLION

23 May 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries welcomed the announcement that Broken Hill City Council, Cobar Shire Council and Walgett Shire Council have been successful applicants in the Fixing Country Truck Washes program. 

Twenty-six projects across country NSW will share in the $10 million joint initiative between the NSW and Australian Governments to build and upgrade truck wash-out facilities. 

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