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$5.8 million to support vulnerable families in Barwon

Media Release Local services for children, young people, families and communities in Barwon will continue to support families and communities to overcome complex challenges, Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries announced today. Services in Barwon will receive an extension of $5.8 million in funding until mid-2017 for targeted...

Funding open for Aboriginal arts projects in country NSW

Media Release COUNTRY Aboriginal artists and arts organisations are invited to apply for NSW Government funding to support local projects that encourage people to explore and express their cultural identities. Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall is encouraging all Aboriginal artists and organisations in the region to...

Seasonal workers expanding to greener pastures

Media Release AUSTRALIAN agricultural employers and industries will benefit from changes to the Seasonal Worker Programme announced today. The Government announced the expansion of the Programme from primarily horticulture to the broader agricultural sector, increasing the types of low and unskilled jobs included under the Programme. Federal Member for...

Adam Marshall’s Week that Was

Media Release DPP to review sentencing in police attack Like many in the community, I was outraged to learn on Monday that four Glen Innes residents had avoided a custodial sentence for a violent attack on two senior Glen Innes police officers in March 2014. So the...

ABC Heywire winner Matt Johnston recognised in Canberra

Media Release HEYWIRE Competition winner, Wellington-born Matt Johnston, was recognised in Canberra this morning as part of the ABC’s Heywire Regional Youth Summit. Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton joined in congratulating the young storyteller at an event at Parliament House this morning. [caption id="attachment_4570" align="alignleft" width="582"] Matt Johnston with...

Burra Bee Dee Project artwork presented to Minister

Media Release Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton was very pleased to present the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion with a piece of Aboriginal artwork from his electorate at Parliament House in Canberra today. When visiting Coonabarabran late last year, Mr Coulton was...