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Nominate the next NSW Woman of the Year

Cootamundra electorate residents are being encouraged to highlight brilliant women in their community, with nominations now open for the 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards. Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said the Awards recognise women who have demonstrated...

Making it Easy to do Business in Cootamundra-Gundagai

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

Time to nominate carers from the Cootamundra electorate

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today urged the community to nominate local carers or organisations supporting carers for the 2018 NSW Carers Awards. “Carers are everyday people in our community. They are family members, friends, neighbours and work colleagues,” Ms...

Cootamundra arts organisations fuel creativity with $120,000 boost

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke MP today announced Cootamundra has successfully secured $124,124 in funding as part of the first round of the NSW Government’s $100m Regional Cultural Fund (RCF). The Arts Centre will receive $60,000 to invest in staff and volunteers...

Cooke launches petition for Cowra Hospital

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today launched a petition for a new Cowra Hospital. Ms Cooke was joined by Mayor of Cowra Bill West for the launch, the next step in an ongoing fight for an upgrade at the site. “It may be ambitious, but I’m hoping we can garner...

Lignum Creek Bridge upgrade will provide a smoother, safer journey

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today visited the site of the new Lignum Creek bridge project to mark the start of work on the replacement bridge along the Mid Western Highway, 60 kilometres west of Grenfell. Ms Cooke said the NSW Government provided $6.7 million...

Seven preschools in the Cootamundra electorate set for a face-lift

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has welcomed news that seven preschools in the electorate will benefit from up to $15,000 in funding to go towards enhancing the quality of their service. Ms Cooke celebrated the announcement of almost $100,000 in grants for...

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