LOCAL NEWS

$4.3 million boost and two new roles at Cowra Ag Research Station

The NSW Government has today announced a $50 million investment in the state’s primary industries research stations to help bolster on-farm productivity and protect the $15 billion sector. Member for Cootamundra, Steph Cooke welcomed the investment, which cements NSW...

Local early childhood teachers urged to apply for scholarships

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is urging all diploma-qualified early childhood educators in Cootamundra to consider applying for a scholarship to boost their qualifications. Time is almost up to apply for the next round of the NSW Government’s Rural and Remote...

Funding boost for Cootamundra electorate NAIDOC celebrations

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has today announced $7250 will be allocated to organisations across the electorate to help celebrate NAIDOC Week in 2018. Ms Cooke was pleased to inform the following organisations that they were successful in their application for...

Lights, Sound, Action for the Athenium Theatre

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke MP today announced The Athenium Theatre has successfully secured $48,800 in funding as part of the first round of the NSW Government’s $100m Regional Cultural Fund (RCF). “This $48,800 will go towards installing new lighting and...

Two hour time saving between Young and Sydney

NSW TrainLink is improving travel times between Young and Sydney and return, with the trial of an extra coach service to provide more seamless connections with XPT train services, Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke announced today. The trial of an additional coach...

$60 million to boost rail freight for the NSW food bowl

Over $60.4 million is being invested into the Junee to Griffith line upgrade to improve efficiency for freight carriers and reduce costs for producers and consumers as part of the Fixing Country Rail Program. In Leeton today, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight...

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