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Reliable energy on the way for Tibooburra, Ivanhoe, Packsaddle and Milparinka

  Tibooburra, Ivanhoe, Packsaddle and Milparinka will soon have a more reliable power supply as Essential Energy begins significant reviews of the electricity network and offers network-connected generators and alternative battery solutions for more reliable...
7 February, 2024
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Central West Orana Renewable Energy Zone Consultation isn't there

The Government is not engaging in genuine consultation, and community concerns are not being reflected in the planning and outcomes of the Central-West Orana REZ, according to Member for Barwon, Roy Butler MP.“Communities out West are...
5 February, 2024
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New Mental Health Facility for Broken Hill July 2023

7 July 2023 Plans unveiled for new Broken Hill Mental Health Facility   The Minister for Mental Health, Rose Jackson, has unveiled plans for a new Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit “which will provide a...
9 July, 2023
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Wee Waa High School Health Report Released 5 July 2023

5 July 2023   Report on Health Problems at Wee Waa High School   Today the NSW Government made public a report into recurrent health problems at Wee Waa High School over at least the...
6 July, 2023
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Workforce Shortages policy 2023 media release

March 16 2023 Regional NSW Workforce Policy   Labour shortages across the Barwon electorate affect all industries and communities. While Barwon is not the only electorate faced with this issue of attracting and retaining workers for...
16 March, 2023
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Call for Barwon Woman of the Year 2023 nominations

Call for nominations for 2023 Barwon Woman of the Year Nominations Close on January 29   Every day across the electorate of Barwon there are amazing women doing great things for their community or more...
18 January, 2023
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Community Building Partnership Program

FUNDING ANNOUNCED - 2022 COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM   The electorate of Barwon has today secured $399,296 in funding for a total of 22 projects through the NSW Government’s 2022 Community Building Partnership Program. Member...
6 December, 2022
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Butler to introduce bill aimed at government grant transparency

Member for Barwon Roy Butler will this week introduce legislation to the NSW Parliament aimed at curbing the misuse of government grants by the current Government – or any government. This Bill follows months of...
8 November, 2021
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Vaccine mandate Government’s problem to enforce not local business’

Member for Barwon Roy Butler has expressed his anger at the NSW Government’s decision to force vaccine compliance on local businesses under the threat of thousands of dollars in fines. “It’s an unacceptable burden to...
6 October, 2021
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