WORK STARTS ON NEWELL ROAD WIDENING PROJECT

 Media Release – 16 June, 2017 Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has announced work has officially started to build temporary road widenings to tie in the new alignment of the Newell Highway west of Grong Grong. Katrina said the NSW Government provided $17 million for the project to move the highway west of the township […]

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NO THREAT TO LOCAL COURT SERVICES: KATRINA HODGKINSON

 Media Release – 15 June, 2017 Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has moved to quell concerns about court services in the electorate in the wake of recent media reports. The NSW Opposition and some in the Riverina legal fraternity have accused the government of cutting back opening hours of smaller courts in Temora, West Wyalong […]

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DIGNITY FOR THE DYING AS REGION BENEFITS FROM RECORD $100 MILLION BOOST TO PALLIATIVE CARE

Media Release – 15 June, 2017 The region’s frontline health staff will be eligible for training in palliative care following an investment of $100 million over four years, Cootamundra MP Katrina Hodgkinson said today. The record funding package for palliative care services is a state Budget initiative announced by Minister for Health Brad Hazzard and […]

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Budget boon for Junee as government shortlists crucial sewerage treatment funds

Media Release – 15 June, 2017 A multi-million dollar sewerage treatment project aimed at helping Junee cope with the massive expansion of its local jail is one step closer to reality after being shortlisted for funding, Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has announced. In a pre-Budget boon for the town, Katrina today (Thursday, 15 June) […]

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BUDGET FUNDS A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR ARDLETHAN: KATRINA HODGKINSON

 Media Release – 15 June, 2017 Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has welcomed a multi-million dollar Budget pledge by the NSW Government to build a new waste water network for Ardlethan. The $3.3 million funding boost, set to be announced in Tuesday’s State Budget, will help overhaul the town’s out-dated septic tank system. “This is […]

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No room for complacency despite positive crime figures for Cootamundra electorate: Katrina Hodgkinson

Media release – June 13 Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has commended police and the community after a new report revealed crime rates were either dropping or stable in most of the region’s towns. The latest Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) report, released on 8 June, showed no increase in offence rates for the […]

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KATRINA LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE TOURISM PROJECT

Media Release – June 14, 2017 Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has launched an exciting new tourism project aimed at enticing more visitors to the region’s picturesque “golden triangle”. Flanked by council and tourism leaders at an Old Junee farm on Wednesday morning, Katrina proudly declared the Canola Trail open. The Canola Trail initiative, a […]

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MID-WESTERN HIGHWAY SAFETY UPGRADE COMPLETED AT WOODSTOCK

Media Release  – 13 June 2017 Work has been completed on a $600,000 project to improve safety on the Mid-Western Highway at Woodstock, about 23 kilometres north east of Cowra. Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson said the NSW Government funded the project under the NSW Safer Roads program to widen shoulders and remove hazards along […]

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COMMUNITY ROAD SAFETY GRANTS AVAILABLE TO LOCAL GROUPS

Media Release – 13 June 2017 Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has announced that local road safety initiatives have the opportunity to receive a welcome boost with applications now open for the third round of the NSW Government’s Community Road Safety Grants program. “The Community Road Safety Grants program supports community organisations to work with […]

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ANZAC AMBASSADORS PROGRAM

 Media Release – 9 June 2017 Six young people from across NSW will have the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to historic battlefields in Greece and Israel as part of the 2017 Premier’s Anzac Ambassadors Program. Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson has welcomed the launch of the program and is encouraging local high school […]

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