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Oxley Highway Upgrade, Rosewood – Start Of Works

The removal of another black spot on the Oxley Highway is a step closer with the start of early work on a $15 million upgrade to improve safety and travel efficiency. The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey, said the upgrade between Rosewood Road and Paddock Road near...

Grants For Private Conservation

Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced that applications open today for grants to support conservation by private landholders in NSW. Mrs Pavey said the Conservation Partner Grants, offered through the Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT), are intended to...

Funding Boost To Safeguard The Future Of Oxley’s Koalas

Local member for Oxley has welcomed the release of the NSW Koala Strategy by the Premier and the Minister for the Environment. This is the biggest commitment by any state government towards securing the much-loved marsupial in the wild. Ms Pavey said the NSW Koala...

$8.7 Million In Funding For Kempsey Treatment Plant

Premier Gladys Berejiklian joined Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey in Kempsey today to announce $8.7 million in NSW funding for the consolidation of three old treatments plants into one new wastewater treatment plant to serve 20,000 people. Ms Berejiklian said Kempsey...

$1,678,850 To Drive Tourism In Stuarts Point

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, today announced $1,678,850 has been awarded to Kempsey Shire Council for a major upgrade of the Stuarts Point Foreshore under the NSW Government’s $300 million Regional Growth - Environment and Tourism Fund. Mrs Pavey said the...

2018 Community Building Partnership Program – Now Open!

Melinda with Eric and Penny Cork at the Byabarra Tennis Club - upgraded with support of a CBP grantThe Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced that applications are now open for the popular Community Building Partnership Program, unlocking $30 million for...

NSW Government Infrastructure Grants Open

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced that community organisations can now apply for the next round of funding for local projects under the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program. Mrs Pavey said the Infrastructure Grants support new or upgraded...

Honouring Mid-North Coast Veterans

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey and the Minister for Veterans Affairs, David Elliott, visited Memorial Ave, South West Rocks, today to present a $10,000 Community War Memorials Fund grant. Mrs Pavey said the funds will go to the SWR RSL Sub-Branch for conservation...

New Pacific Highway Bridge Named Uncle Tom Kelly Bridge

A new bridge on the Pacific Highway over the Kalang River at Urunga has been named Uncle Tom Kelly Bridge after a respected Aboriginal Elder from the region. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey said the bridge has been named in honour of a...