Kevin Humphries

TOURISM GEM SET FOR LIGHTNING RIDGE

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Kevin Humphries is pleased to announce the iconic mining town of Lightning Ridge will have a world renowned Opal Tourism Centre to showcase the unique gemstones found exclusively in outback NSW.

Funding for the first stage of a new Australian Opal Centre (AOC), costing $20 million, will consist of a $9.5 million commitment from the Federal Government; $7.5 million from the NSW Government; $2 million from Walgett Shire Council; and $1 million from community and industry.

UPGRADED POLICE STATION FOR BOURKE AS EXTRA RECRUITS HIT THE BEAT

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Bourke’s crime fighters will soon have an upgraded police station with the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government investing $7 million for improvements to the site, Barwon MP Kevin Humphries said.

Mr Humphries said it was welcome news for the Bourke community, and comes as 201 new recruits attested at the Goulburn Police Academy to join the coveted NSW Police Force ranks, some will be allocated to the Central North Police District.

WATER INFRASTRUCTURE SECURED ACROSS BARWON

Wednesday, 5 March 2019

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said today that local Councils across the Barwon Electorate have secured more $6 million in funding to improve water security and upgrade water infrastructure in their communities, under the NSW Government’s $1 billion Safe and Secure Water Program.

“The Barwon Electorate is set to receive funding for scoping studies, business cases and infrastructure upgrades, all targeting water services across the electorate.

TWENTY ONE NEW ROAD AND BRIDGE PROJECTS TAKES FIXING COUNTRY ROADS PAST 300 UPGRADES

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries is pleased to announce 5 major road upgrades in Barwon are among 21 new projects to receive investment from the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government to improve freight movements across rural and regional NSW.

“The Fixing Country Roads program is one of the largest undertakings ever seen across regional NSW and these new projects will mean we have 302 individual upgrades either completed or being delivered,” Mr Humphries said.

NSW GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS ASPIRING RURAL AND REGIONAL EVENT MANAGERS WITH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Aspiring event managers living in rural and regional NSW are being offered the chance to get a head start in their career with applications now open to win one of six scholarships worth $6,500 each.

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said the program was part of the NSW Government’s $6 million Regional Conferencing Strategy & Action Plan and that in partnership with Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) aspiring students could be provided the opportunity to undertake the SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management.

NSW GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO REPLACE ONE OF NARRABRI’S MOST DANGEROUS BRIDGES

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries is thrilled to announced $1,780,800 for the replacement of Tarriaro Bridge in Narrabri as part of the NSW Government’s Regional Growth Fund.

Mr Humphries said the funding proposes to replace Tarriaro Bridge, which is a single lane bridge built in 1975, and replace it with a dual lane concrete bridge.
“This funding is fantastic news the arrival and subsequent expansion of the mining industry in the area has resulted in greater traffic volumes and heavy equipment regularly using the bridge.

BARWON COMMUNITY BAND BOOSTED BY FUNDING

Monday, 4 March 2019

The Tottenham Town Band will hone its skills and reach new audiences in 2019 thanks to a share of $27,000 in funding announced today by Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin.

The Tottenham Town Band is amongst several community brass and concert bands across the state sharing 2019 Community Band Development Grants Program funding from the NSW Government administered by the Band Association of NSW (BANSW).

NEW FUNDING FOR VETERANS PROJECTS ACROSS NSW

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries was pleased with the announcement of the latest successful applicants of the Community War Memorials Fund (CWMF) and the Anzac Community Grants Program (ACGP).

Kevin Humphries said the NSW Government was investing a total of $129, 681 under the CWMF in 18 projects across the state, and $45,429 under the ACGP, which will fund 25 projects, many in rural areas.

Nearly forty NSW communities will receive funding to commemorate veterans across the state.

Narrabri Electorate Office

Phone: (02) 6792 1422
Facsimile: (02) 6792 1466

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