LOCAL NEWS

Funding open for flagship events

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is encouraging event organisers planning events in the first half of next year to apply for the NSW Government’s Flagship Event Fund, which is now open. Ms Cooke said the 2019 Fund will be offered in two rounds per year and with just...

New probationers begins their careers in Cootamundra and Gundagai

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has welcomed two new police recruits as they take their first steps out on the beat in the Cootamundra electorate. Constable Megan Hunt and Constable James Ryan graduated from Goulburn Police Academy’s Class 334 in August and are now...

More opportunities for Aboriginal early childhood teachers

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is urging Aboriginal people in the Cootamundra electorate to apply for a scholarship that will support them in studying a bachelor level early childhood teaching qualification. Ms Cooke said the Aboriginal Early Childhood Education...

Temora United Soccer Club kicking goals thanks to Asia Cup legacy

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke yesterday announced Temora United Soccer Club will receive $61,000 from the second round of the Asia Cup Legacy Fund. “The facilities and amenities at the Temora Soccer Grounds will receive a much needed, long overdue upgrade,” Ms...

TAFE students swap Cootamundra for Wisconsin

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has congratulated two TAFE NSW students selected for an exchange program to the United States. Erica Holmes and Khaitlyn Nott, who are enrolled at TAFE NSW Cootamundra, are part of a group of 10 TAFE NSW students accepted in the...

Funding open for war memorials and services

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke and Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott have called for applications in the latest round of the Community War Memorials Fund (CWMF) and the Anzac Community Grants Program (ACGP). A total of $1 million has been invested into...

Celebrating Young’s multicultural community

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke and Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today met with Young’s community leaders and members and announced $1000 in funding for the promotion of community diversity. Ms Cooke and Mr Williams met with members of the peak body...

Country communities and law enforcement unite against rural crime

Rural communities from across the Cootamundra electorate came together in Temora yesterday afternoon to discuss crime with the Riverina Police District and Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke MP. The Rural Crime Forum held at Temora Ex Services Club was hosted by...

$1000 grant will help Young’s Men Shed purchase tools and equipment

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke and Minister for Volunteering Ray Williams have announced a $1000 grant to Young Men’s Shed to upgrade much-needed equipment. Ms Cooke said the contribution will help the group purchase new tools and equipment so they can continue...

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