Kevin Humphries

HERITAGE GRANTS UP FOR GRABS IN FAR WEST

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said “Community groups across the Far West are encouraged to apply for projects where heritage is celebrated, such as working with a local school to make short films on historical events, with grants of up to $50,000 available.

“Aboriginal Cultural Heritage is a particular focus of our revitalised grants program. Projects might include storytelling workshops, recording of oral histories or works included in a management plan for significant Aboriginal sites, with grants of up to $70,000 available.

CRIME FIGURES DOWN IN BROKEN HILL

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries has commended local police for their exceptional work in driving down local crime.

Kevin Humphries said that the most recent quarterly data from the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) is a testament to the proactive work of local police in detecting and preventing crime.

“Local statistics from the Far West showed two major crime categories remaining stable or trending down,” Kevin Humphries said

BARWON TO BENEFIT FROM ARTS FUNDING BOOST

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries and Minister for the Arts, Don Harwin are pleased to announce a stunning line-up of new arts projects set to take place in Barwon thanks to support from the latest round of the NSW Government’s Country Arts Support Program.

An investment of $250,000 from the NSW Government is aimed at supporting and improving the quality, reach and strength of short-term, locally-initiated activities.

Local artists and organisations in Barwon selected for the program include:

THE BILBIES ARE BACK

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

For the first time in more than a century, bilbies are running wild in a NSW national park.

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries is pleased to announce the successful reintroduction of Bilbies into the magnificent Pilliga forests in the Barwon electorate.

Kevin Humphries said “30 of the small marsupials have been released in a 32 km specially fenced, predator-free section, encompassing 5,800 hectares of Pilliga State Conservation area, near Narrabri.

NSW GOVERNMENT FUNDS FLOOD STUDY TO FUTUREPROOF PLANS

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Residents will be better protected from flood risks across the Boggabri township thanks to an almost $130,000 grant from the NSW Government, Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said.

Mr Humphries said Narrabri Shire Council had been awarded the grant that will allow them to undertake a floodplain study for Boggabri, which will give the council all the information they need to finalise a new floodplain risk management plan.

OUTBACK ASTRONOMY SET TO RECEIVE TOURISM FUNDING BOOST

Monday, 3 December 2018

Kevin Humphries, Member for Barwon said Visitors to Outback Astronomy in Broken Hill will soon be able to encounter a new tourism experience, thanks to a funding boost from the NSW Government. Outback Astronomy has secured $93,223 from the NSW Government’s Regional Tourism Fund, which will go towards building a new café, new permanent pedestal mounts for two telescopes, night lighting and a small theatre for indoor activities.

ROUND TWO FUNDING NOW OPEN FOR EVENTS IN BARWON

Monday, 3 December 2018

Regional events held between July and December 2019 can now apply for NSW Government funding, aimed at driving more overnight visitors to rural and regional towns across the State.

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said applications are now open for Round Two of both the 2019 Incubator Event Fund and the 2019 Flagship Event Fund, with more than $500,000 up for grabs.

FREE 2019 DIARY INFORMS BARWON SENIORS

Monday, 3 December 2018

Seniors in Barwon can claim a free diary that alerts them of scams, elder abuse, funerals, pensions and more - but they’ll have to be quick.

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries, says demand is always high for the Legal Topics for Older People diary that will be distributed from December 3.

The diary contains a forward by Premier Gladys Berejiklian and provides information about seniors’ rights, consumer law, aged care, community phone numbers and a list of agencies and services for older people.

Narrabri Electorate Office

Phone: (02) 6792 1422
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Postal Address
60 Maitland Street
PO Box 345
Narrabri  NSW 2390

 

Cobar Electorate Office

Phone: (02) 6836 3722
Facsimile: (02) 6836 3811

Postal Address
11 Barton Street
PO Box 99
Cobar NSW 2835

Broken Hill Electorate Office

Phone: (08) 8087 3315
Facsimile: (08) 8087 1796

Postal Address
1/142 Argent Street
Broken Hill 2880