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Riverina and Murray JO goes from strength to strength

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke and Member for Murray Austin Evans today announced the Riverina and Murray Joint Organisation has expanded with Carrathool and Narrandera councils formally joining nine other councils as members of the new regional body. Mr Evans...

$2.3 million operating theatre opened at Temora Hospital

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke officially opened the new $2.3 million Temora Hospital operating theatre upgrade today. “What a fantastic day for this community, today we cut the ribbon on an incredibly important hospital upgrade for my home town of Temora,” Ms...

Freight changes will support farmers

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today welcomed the NSW Government’s new improved access for heavy vehicles carrying supplies and stock to drought-affected areas. The new NSW Class 3 Drought Assistance Dimension Exemption Notice, which will come into effect by 15...

Temora included in world’s richest greyhound race

Temora is set to host a Regional Qualifying Final of a new greyhound racing series that will culminate in the world’s richest race at Wentworth Park on Saturday, October 20. The showpiece event, The Million Dollar Chase, will unveil Australia’s champion dog and shine...

Barellan grain trains to boost Riverina Rail

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has announced a major upgrade to a regional rail siding and new state-of-the-art GrainCorp loading facilities at Barellan which will deliver a significant boost for Riverina grain producers. Ms Cooke said the NSW Government...

$6 million in funding delivered to help Cootamundra Gundagai thrive

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today announced $1.9 million in funding to enhance the newly-merged Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council. “Today I am so proud to announce that the NSW Government has listened to Local Government and we’ve responded by meeting the...

Rapid progress as expanded Junee Correctional Centre takes shape

The Junee Correctional Centre expansion is over halfway complete, with more than 300 people employed on the bustling construction site every day. Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said the speed of progress has been astounding to watch, with all four accommodation...

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