The new facility will replace the current station which has served the surrounding communities for more than 40 years.
This important program, which was created by the Nationals in Government, is an example of what is available to all communities in local government areas outside the Sydney metropolitan area that are related to mining.
Construction on the Singleton Bypass is on track to start in 2023, with funding committed to finalise planning and deliver the bypass.
Feedback is now open on the preferred option for the design until Friday 18 December, before further consultation is carried out next year on a more advanced design and potential environmental impacts.
The electorate of Upper Hunter has today secured $300,000 in funding for a total of 20 projects through the NSW Government’s 2020 Community Building Partnership Program.
The members being recognised today with Long Service Medals and clasps range from 22 years to 62 years of service.
Regional communities face unique challenges and we have had an incredibly tough few years with drought, bushfires and now COVID, but today’s Budget is Christmas come early, ensuring vital funding for this incredible electorate and its communities which make it the best place in the world to live, work and raise a family.
Women in our Upper Hunter Electorate will be able to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 through the NSW Government’s new $10 million Return to Work program, as part of the 2020-21 NSW Budget.
Our local country shows are one of the most important local and regional social events on our calendar and draws crowds from across the regions, giving local businesses exposure and keeping money flowing through our town – and I have no doubt it will give our towns a much needed boost.
We have worked closely with the Victorian Government throughout the border closure and will continue to monitor the situation as restrictions are eased.