LOCAL NEWS

$15,000 scholarships for apprentices doing it tough

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has today encouraged first year apprentices doing it tough across the electorate to apply for the 2019 Bert Evans Scholarships. The Scholarship, which is named in honour of the late Bert Evans AO, provides first year apprentices who...

Applications open for youth led projects

Organisations looking to kick-start projects promoting youth engagement and inclusion can now apply for a $1.5 million NSW Government fund. Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today urged non-government organisations and local councils in the region to apply for the...

Harden’s Peter Christensen named NSW SES Volunteer of the Year

From the day NSW SES Harden member Peter Christensen first walked through the door of the rescue unit, he began to impress his colleagues. Now the 22-year-old’s dedication and commitment have been recognised at the highest level of the organisation: he is the 2019 NSW...

Inclusive play space to bring children of Young together

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has praised designs for a playspace in Tresillian Park, which is being built thanks to a $420,000 Stronger Communities Fund grant. The playspace has been designed in partnership with Variety – the Children’s Charity, bringing an...

Steph encourages farmers to look over new A to Z of farm safety

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is encouraging all primary producers to make use of a new guide launched by the NSW Government which aims to make farms safer. Ms Cooke said the guide would help farmers reduce harmful incidents by applying common-sense advice which...

Firies open doors to the community

Hundreds of fire stations across the state opened their doors to the community on Saturday for Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Open Day, inviting people to learn more about Australia’s largest urban fire and rescue service. Member for Cootamundra visited the local station...

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