LOCAL NEWS

Speaking up: Youth consultation in Grenfell

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today met with young people and local youth workers at Henry Lawson High School to discuss better options for youth in regional NSW. Today’s discussion is one of around 30 consultation sessions the NSW Government, in collaboration...

Local Sports Defibrillator Program opens for Round Two

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is encouraging sporting clubs to apply for Round Two of the Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program, with the NSW Government providing life-saving technology to people experiencing cardiac emergencies. The program commenced in 2017...

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...

Applications closing soon for the Water Safety Fund

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is encouraging local organisations with water safety initiatives to apply for state government funding to help prevent drowning deaths in the community. Ms Cooke said applications are now open and it’s a great opportunity to secure...

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...

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