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Infrastructure And Facility Upgrade Grants – Open

L to R: 2018: Madeline Dobson, Wauchope Show Girl Winner and Melinda Pavey, Member for Oxley; Wauchope Showground received a grant in November 2017 to upgrade their fire doors on their pavillion.  The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced that community...

Attention Arts And Culture Groups: New Funding Round Open

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, today encouraged arts and culture organisations in the mid-north coast to apply for a share of a new $47 million round of the NSW Government’s Regional Cultural Fund (RCF). Mrs Pavey said applications from Councils, as well as...

Making It Easier To Do Business In Nambucca Shire

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, today said business people in Nambucca Shire can now set up a café, restaurant or small bar in less than 90 days, with Nambucca Council ‘going live’ with the NSW Government’s Easy-to-do-Business program. Mrs Pavey said a foodie...

$4.6 Million Grants For Local Sports

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced that local sporting groups are now able to apply for the latest round of funding under the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grant Program. Mrs Pavey said $4.6 Million is now available statewide for upgrading or...

Time To Stop The Timber Rot

Good governance is about finding a balance - creating stability and supporting good people like these Thora mill workers, while also implementing policies like the State Government's Koala Strategy. Here's my response to today's decision by four of the seven Bellingen...

Have Your Say On Oxley Regional Sport Plan

Community members and sporting groups across Oxley are invited to have a say on improving the delivery and planning of local sport. Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, said the plans will assist grass roots sport across the region by providing targeted sports programs...

$6.7 Million Tourism Bonanza For Macleay Coast

The 2018 State Budget has delivered a $6.7 million tourism bonanza for the Macleay Coast, with key visitor infrastructure at the popular Arakoon National Park to be upgraded and improved. The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, said families visiting Trial Bay and...

State Budget Delivers For Oxley Electorate

Today the Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey, has announced the 2018 NSW Budget will deliver funding for five new projects in the Oxley electorate. These include a police station for South West Rocks, a wastewater plant at Bowraville, PCYC at Kempsey, upgrades at Arakoon...

Investment To Future-Proof NSW SES

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to invest in nearly 500 new vehicles, marine vessels and trailers for local SES units to better support local communities in times of floods, storms and other emergencies. “Across the state...

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