Kevin Humphries

STUDENTS TO FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ANZACS

24 July 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries and Minister for Veterans Affairs, David Elliott, called upon Barwon high schools to enter the ballot for the 2018 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship that will see students travel to France and Belgium to retrace the footsteps of the Anzacs. 

Students from Years 10 and 11 at Barwon Government, Catholic and Independent Schools could have the chance to take part in a 13-day tour of the significant Australian battlefields of Ypres, Passchendaele, the Somme and Flanders in Belgium for the centenary of the Battle of Hamel.

TRANSPORT GRANTS TO IMPROVE COUNTRY PASSENGER INFRASTRUCTURE

21 July 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries today announced $82,000 in NSW Government grants to improve public transport facilities for passengers in the Barwon electorate. 

“Our communities will greatly benefit from these projects. The nine new shelters and upgrades, including an improved accessibility ramp and connecting paths, will make people’s public transport journey safer, easier and more comfortable,” Mr Humphries said.

NSW AUSTRALIANS OF THE YEAR VISIT BROKEN HILL

20 July 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has welcomed the State’s 2017 NSW Australians of the Year to Broken Hill, as part of a three-day ‘Tour of Honour’ to Far West NSW.

Kevin Humphries urged residents of the Far West to nominate someone like Broken Hill resident, Mrs Josephine Peter, who was awarded the 2017 NSW ‘Local Hero’ after a lifetime of outstanding community service.

“Sometimes, the most extraordinary individuals are those with whom we work or people who live down the road or across town.

A RENAISSANCE FOR REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURE

18 July 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries is encouraging artists, performers and community organisations to share ideas relating to infrastructure and arts projects in the electorate which would deliver long-term cultural benefits to the community.

The $100 million Regional Cultural Fund is part of the Deputy Premier’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund to improve economic outcomes as well as local amenities and standard of living across regional NSW communities.

$7.2 MILLION IN NEW SAFETY WORK FOR THE NEWELL HIGHWAY TO START IN AUGUST

17 July 2017

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries today announced work will start in August on a major package of safety improvement work for the Newell Highway between Narrabri and Coonabarabran.

Mr Humphries said the NSW Government allocated $7.2 million for the work which will include building two new overtaking lanes. 

COMMUNITY TRAINING BOOST FOR THE FAR WEST

17 July 2017

The Robinson Education Centre in Broken Hill has been selected among 34 community education and training providers throughout the State to benefit from almost $19 million in State Government investment for community training.

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said the NSW Adult Community Education (ACE) Community Service Obligation (CSO) program helped thousands of regional and remote learners in NSW get access to formal education and training to help them increase their chances of finding employment.

STAY CONNECTED AND ‘SING YOUR AGE’

17 July 2017

Older people interested in singing and choir groups are set to benefit from a new grants program Sing Your Age

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries announced the NSW Government program will provide $150,000 in total to encourage more seniors to discover the joy of singing. 

Sing Your Age is an important initiative that will see more people in the community enjoying the power of song.

FUNDING TO HONOUR BARWON MEMORIALS

17 July 2017

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries and the Deputy Premier John Barilaro, announced in Wilcannia four community war memorials in the Barwon electorate will receive NSW Government funding as part of a proud commitment to honour Australia’s servicemen and women.

The Bourke and District War Memorial, Wilcannia War Memorial, Burren Junction School of Arts and the Menindee Cenotaph will share in over $20,000 of grant funding to restore and repair these commemorative sites for the future. 

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