LOCAL NEWS

New penalties introduced to stop farm activists’ bullying tactics

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has welcomed the introduction of new penalties against protesters who choose to invade hard-working farmers’ property. Ms Cooke said primary producers have every right to carry out their lawful work without living in fear that...

Harden Country Club putts forward a $432,000 golfing plan

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has visited Harden Country Club to learn how a $432,000 NSW Government grant is helping the club drive its golfing plans forward. The funding, which came as part of a $3.16 million package for 22 community projects in the Hilltops...

Insuring our farmers against future droughts

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has announced a push to bring Federal and State Governments together to establish a nationwide income protection scheme to safeguard farmers. Ms Cooke said the campaign, launched by the NSW Nationals in Government, seeks to set up a...

Grant allows Temora Girl Guides to ramp up accessibility

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke visited Temora Girl Guides today to inspect work on a ramp which will allow greater access to their Guide Hall. The ramp is being funded by a $13,360 Community Building Partnerships grant and is close to completion, Ms Cooke said....

Time extended to apply for the Regional Youth Taskforce

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is sending the message out to young people across the Cootamundra electorate – you’ve got even more of a chance to be heard. Applications have been extended for NSW’s first-ever Regional Youth Taskforce, which gives young people a...

Cowra Lines feasibility study commences

A study looking into the feasibility of reopening rail lines from Blayney to Demondrille, Cowra to Eugowra, and Koorawatha to Grenfell has commenced following strong community interest. Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said the study would look at engineering...

Tennis court resurfacing creating net gains for Cowra

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke visited Cowra Tennis Club on Saturday to officially open their newly resurfaced courts. The club received $89,838 from Round 2 of the Stronger Country Communities Fund and now has three courts with perfect playing surfaces. Ms Cooke...

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