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Congratulations Amanda Cheal – Barwon Local Woman of the Year

Member for Barwon, Roy Butler has announced Amanda Cheal of Walgett as the 2021 Barwon Local Woman of the Year. “Amanda Cheal is a champion of young people, her passion for supporting the youth of...
19 March, 2021
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Nats and Greens unite to give more power to the RSPCA

The Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party have slammed the NSW Nationals for joining with The Greens to hand more power to the government-sanctioned home invaders the RSPCA. The concern of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers...
17 February, 2021
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Butler dismayed at Government’s plan to open up the far west to gas exploration

Member for Barwon Roy Butler is extremely concerned about the NSW Government’s exploration of large parts of the far west for conventional and unconventional tight gas exploration. “The move by the NSW Government through the...
16 February, 2021
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Future investment, jobs secured for Barwon

Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony Roberts today announced the future of the retired Brewarrina Correctional Centre has been secured, bringing new investment to the Barwon region. Ownership of the site at Brewarrina will...
15 February, 2021
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Butler secures review of IPTAAS

Member for Barwon Roy Butler in Parliament this week secured a commitment from Health Minister Brad Hazzard to review the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS). “The current IPTAAS subsidies of 22 cents...
12 February, 2021
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COPY CAT NATS - Nationals rebrand Butler’s Public Service Teleworking policy as their own

Member for Barwon Roy Butler is today calling out the NSW Nationals Leader on his policy copy-paste, wasting the time of the NSW Parliament. “In May 2020 I publicly – and through letters to all...
3 February, 2021
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Butler calls for independent review of Barwon-Darling water rules

Member for Barwon Roy Butler is pushing for an independent review of the first use of new protection of flow rules in the Barwon Darling management zone. “The first flow rules were created to protect...
2 February, 2021
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Low grade for Water NSW and their public information

Member for Barwon Roy Butler is calling on Water NSW to step up and keep the public properly informed when it comes to rule changes, flow rates and pumping in the Barwon-Darling River. Mr Butler...
27 January, 2021
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$11.9 million in funding welcome but Government must cough up the rest

Member for Barwon Roy Butler has welcomed $11.9 million in funding across the electorate from the Resources for Regions program but says the NSW Government must stop holding back millions of dollars. “Under Round 7...
14 January, 2021
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