Kevin Humphries

FAR WEST COUNTRY UNIVERSITY CENTRE EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Kevin Humphries, Member for Barwon, said the $1.2M spent by the Nationals on the Country University Centre Far West, has been a winner. Enrolments have more than doubled what was anticipated, student satisfaction levels are near perfect, Indigenous and first-in-family participation rates are well above average and all students have said that the Centre has helped them improve their academic results.

LABOR TALK = NO FAITH IN BROKEN HILL AND THE FAR WEST TOURISM

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Tourism is a vital industry for Barwon’s Broken Hill and Far West communities and Labor’s recent $1M Tourism Recovery Fund for the Far West pledge, is a slap in the face for Far West communities.

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said “clearly Labor has no idea what it takes to make tourism prosper. Creating an outstanding experience requires ongoing investment in infrastructure, roads, places and its communities.

RESIDENTS INVITED TO WHITE CLIFFS COMMUNITY MEETING

Monday, 11 Fedruary 2019

White Cliffs residents are encouraged to attend a meeting this Wednesday 13 February to discuss licences at White Cliffs.

LABOR CAN’T BE TRUSTED ON WATER

Monday, 11 February 2019

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has condemned Labor and their Independent colleagues for instigating a scare campaign leading into the March election.

Kevin Humphries said “whilst all communities in our electorate continue to do it tough across the regions there is a small pocket of egocentric community members playing a blame game that only will serve to divide communities further, ultimately resulting in less effective outcomes.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT GRANTS

Monday, 4 February 2019

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries today announced that applications are open for grant funding to assist NSW councils with floodplain management projects.

Mr Humphries said “Grant funding is available to assist local government with flood studies, flood risk management studies and plans and major projects such as flood levees, gates and warning systems in high risk areas, under the 2019-20 Floodplain Management Program.”

“I encourage our Barwon councils to apply for the 2019-20 funding round of the Floodplain Management Program.”

SCHOOL MAINTAINANCE BACKLOG IN BROKEN HILL/FAR WEST WIPED TO ZERO

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said a re-elected Liberals & Nationals Government would clear every maintenance job currently outstanding in the Far West’s public schools by July 2020.

The following six schools in the Far West will have their maintenance backlog wiped to zero, ensuring students enjoy the best possible learning environments.

• Alma Public School
• Broken Hill High School
• Broken Hill North Public School
• Broken Hill Public School
• Burke Ward Public School
• Ivanhoe Central School

$100 CREATIVE KIDS VOUCHERS GO LIVE

Friday, 25 January 2019

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said the NSW Government’s Creative Kids program, which builds on the success of the Active Kids program, is back this year, helping to reduce the cost of registration to assist young people in experiencing cultural and learning activities outside of school in 2019.

As parents begin planning for the year ahead, they can now access Creative Kids vouchers, providing them with $100 for every school-age child to help cover the cost of enrolment for these activities.

FUNDING ACCESS IN SUPPORT OF THE DROUGHT RELIEF

Thursday, 24 January 2019

• NSW Government providing grants of up to $300,000 towards costs of maintenance and improvements on council roads, eg shoulder repairs, road surface repairs and signage
• Recently completed projects which improve freight access for drought relief can be considered
• Improvements will be made to freight links that provide relief to other parts of the local road network

Kevin Humphries said today that Councils are receiving much needed funds to support the increased movement of stock, feed and water as part of the drought relief.

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