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Now it’s ‘Easy to do Business’ in Coolamon

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today said businesspeople in Coolamon Shire can now set up a café, restaurant or small bar in less than 90 days, with the local Council ‘going live’ with the NSW Government’s Easy to do Business program. Ms Cooke said the decision by...

Students learn safe habits on National Walk Safely to School Day

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke helped spread a message of safety and good health as she visited Temora West Public School on National Walk Safely to School Day today. Ms Cooke helped students become more aware of the need to be safe pedestrians and emphasised the...

First tree planted on the “new Newell” at Grong Grong

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke got her hands dirty today as she joined Mayor of Narrandera Neville Kschenka in the planting of native trees and shrubs along the Newell Highway upgrade site at Grong Grong. Ms Cooke said the planting was the final flourish of a $17...

Firearms amnesty will help keep us all safer

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has today urged anyone in the Cootamundra electorate with an unregistered or unwanted firearm to take advantage of the NSW Firearm Amnesty from July 1 to September 30, 2018. Ms Cooke said that getting such firearms out of the...

Electorate forges ahead with three new Joint Organisations

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today welcomed the establishment of three new Joint Organisations in the Cootamundra electorate, which will strengthen collaboration between local councils and the NSW Government on regional initiatives. The Riverina Joint...

First steps taken for next-generation TAFE NSW centre in Grenfell

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke announced today Grenfell will have greater access to future-focused training, following TAFE NSW’s recent purchase of a property to construct a modern Connected Learning Centre (CLC). Ms Cooke said the property acquisition will...

Time to celebrate Cootamundra electorate grandparents

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is encouraging organisations in Cootamundra to take advantage of the NSW Government’s 2018 Grandparents Day event grants, to show grandparents and seniors how valuable they are to the community. A share of $200,000 is available for...

Using local knowledge to keep locals safe

Local communities know their local streets and roads like the back of their hand. To harness this knowledge, the NSW Government is encouraging communities to identify ways to promote safety in their local area. Applications are now open for the Community Road Safety...

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