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Granting our sports clubs a kick along

Member for Barwon Roy Butler has announced that twelve Sporting Clubs will share in more than $92,000 in funding thanks to the 2019-20 Local Sport Grant Program. Mr Butler said the funding will allow these...
18 May, 2020
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Working from home works - it’s time for the bush to telecommute

If there is one positive from the COVID-19 pandemic it’s the widespread realisation that working from home works, says Member for Barwon, Roy Butler. Mr Butler is calling on the NSW Government to review the...
5 May, 2020
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Butler calls on the NSW Government to waive car rego fees

Member for Barwon, Roy Butler is adding his voice to calls for car registration waivers saying motorists shouldn’t be slogged with car registration fees while we’re being told to stay off the roads. “The cost...
24 April, 2020
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Our clubs and pubs support our communities – Government must support them

Member for Barwon, Roy Butler, has said the viability of member clubs across New South Wales should be a priority for the Government with the local MP calling for a temporary waiver of the quarterly...
22 April, 2020
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Give our clubs a sporting chance

Member for Barwon Roy Butler is calling on the NSW Government to provide financial support to community sporting and recreation clubs for fixed expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Sporting and recreation clubs are essential to...
22 April, 2020
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Regional NSW needs more than Departmental window dressings

Member for Barwon, Roy Butler is calling on the NSW Government to give the new Department of Regional NSW proper powers and put it to work.  The Deputy Premier's announcement states that the Department's first...
20 April, 2020
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Government assistance packages must take account of drought impacts

Member for Barwon Roy Butler is urging the State and Federal Governments to take account of the impacts of drought and amend the eligibility criteria for the COVID-19 assistance packages. “Businesses in Barwon have been...
6 April, 2020
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Bunker down Barwon - or pay the fine

The message from NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller ‘you’re in lockdown wherever you live’ is loud and clear according to Member for Barwon Roy Butler. “It’s time we in Barwon bunker down and live like...
31 March, 2020
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Just come back tomorrow - Metro-centric supermarket decisions leave property owners cupboards bare

Member for Barwon, Roy Butler is calling on Coles and Woolworths to show some compassion and relax purchasing limits for property owners who are travelling vast distances to do their shopping. Property owners are being...
20 March, 2020
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