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Far West Gas snuffed out, majority of zombie PELs extinguished, a win for the people – but more to be done

Following months of appeal by the community and his office to the NSW Government Member for Barwon Roy Butler has today welcomed the news that Far West gas exploration is off the table. This announcement...
21 July, 2021
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NSW Budget – over $740 million for Barwon

This week the NSW Treasurer delivered the 2021-22 NSW Budget and overall I think it’s another good budget for the Barwon electorate. This year there is $740 million in electorate specific funding, many of the...
23 June, 2021
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Stay Safe Inquiry into Mobile Speed Camera Rules

Member for Barwon, Roy Butler has thrown his support behind an inquiry into the removal of mobile speed camera warning signs through the Parliamentary Road Safety committee. “In November last year the NSW Government announced...
26 May, 2021
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Government finally provides mice plague assistance

Member for Barwon Roy Butler has today welcomed the announcement of a $50 million package to address the mice plague. “Finally – after insulting the CWA and NSW Farmers – after months of pressure from...
13 May, 2021
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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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