$15,000 grant to Hilltops Council for Flying Fix plan

Media Release – 27 May 2017 $15,000 GRANT TO PREPARE FLYING FOX PLAN Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has announced Hilltops Council has received a $15,000 NSW Government grant to help manage a flying fox camp in Young. Katrina said the NSW Government’s Flying Fox Grant Program aimed to reduce the impact of flying fox […]

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$226,000 funding for local government to protect and preserve heritage

Media Release – 27 May 2017 $226,000 FUNDING FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT AND PRESERVE HERITAGE  Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has announced $226,000 funding over the next two financial years under the NSW Government’s Heritage Grants. “Looking after our heritage is everyone’s responsibility and communities play an important role in maintaining and promoting local heritage,” […]

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Resurfacing and safety improvements completed on Hume Highway

Media Release – 26 May 2017 RESURFACING AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED ON HUME HIGHWAY Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has announced a $5.5 million project to improve safety for all road users on the Hume Highway at Steam Engine Hill near Jugiong has been completed. Katrina said Roads and Maritime Services carried out work to improve […]

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Nominate a Hidden Treasure from your community

Media Release – 24 May 2017 NOMINATE A HIDDEN TREASURE FROM YOUR COMMUNITY Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson is encouraging local communities to nominate rural women volunteers for the 2017 NSW Hidden Treasures Honour Roll. Katrina said nominating a rural woman for the 2017 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a great way to celebrate women […]

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Local organisations encouraged to apply for Youth Opportunities funding

Media Release – 23 May 2017 LOCAL ORGANISATIONS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES FUNDING Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has encouraged local organisations to apply for a share in the $1.1 million Youth Opportunities program. One-off grants of up to $50,000 are now available for projects that engage young people to lead and participate in […]

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Truck washes at Narrandera, Cowra and Cootamundra set to receive share of $10 million

Media Release – 20 May 2017 TRUCK WASHES AT NARRANDERA, COWRA AND COOTAMUNDRA SET TO RECEIVE SHARE OF $10 MILLION Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has today announced that the Cootamundra electorate will share in a $10 million joint initiative between the NSW and Australian Governments to build and upgrade truck wash-out facilities. “A total of […]

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NSW Big Red Kidney Bus now on tour

Media Release – 17 May 2017 NSW BIG RED KIDNEY BUS NOW ON TOUR Member for Cootamundra  Katrina Hodgkinson is pleased the state’s first mobile dialysis service has been launched, and will be travelling to NSW holiday destinations to provide patients living with kidney failure the chance to have a break without the worry of […]

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Applications open for $150 million Fixing Country Rail

Media Release – 17 May 2017 APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $150 MILLION FIXING COUNTRY RAIL Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has announced applications are now open for the first round of Fixing Country Rail funding, which is targeted at improving freight movements across NSW. “The $150 million provided for this first round is part of the […]

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Nominations for apprentice scholarship program closing soon

Media Release – 17 May 2017 NOMINATIONS FOR APPRENTICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM CLOSING SOON Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson is encouraging apprentices in the region who are facing financial hardship to apply for a Bert Evans Scholarship from the NSW Government before 30 May. Katrina is also encouraging local employers and training providers to nominate candidates […]

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Safety upgrade completed on the Mid Western Highway near Cowra

Media Release – 16 May 2017 SAFETY UPGRADE COMPLETED ON THE MID WESTERN HIGHWAY NEAR COWRA Roads and Maritime Services has completed work on a safety upgrade of the Mid Western Highway, 16 kilometres north east of Cowra, near the Westville Road intersection. Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson said the NSW Government provided $360,000 for […]

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