OPAL CARD: ANDERSON SAYS A MATTER OF WHEN NOT IF

01 Nov 2016

OPAL CARD: ANDERSON SAYS A MATTER OF WHEN NOT IF   Member for Tamworth and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Road and Rail Kevin Anderson is continuing the push for an Opal Card purchase and top-up service to be made available locally.   Mr Anderson said this service is nece...

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ANDERSON HOUNDS BUS COMPANY OVER SERVICE CUT

31 Oct 2016

ANDERSON HOUNDS BUS COMPANY OVER SERVICE CUT   Member for Tamworth and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Roads and Rail Kevin Anderson has written to Greyhound Australia bosses asking for the New England highway service between Sydney and Brisbane to be reinstated following the an...

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$46M TECHNOLOGY BOOST FOR LOCAL STUDENTS

25 Oct 2016

$46M TECHNOLOGY BOOST FOR LOCAL STUDENTS   Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson today welcomed a $46 million program to boost student learning through better technology in regional and remote public schools.   “All 41 public schools in the Tamworth electorate will share in ...

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$50,000 GRANT TO HELP MANAGE FLYING-FOX COLONY

21 Oct 2016

$50,000 GRANT TO HELP MANAGE FLYING-FOX COLONY   Tamworth Regional Council has received a $50,000 NSW Government grant to help manage Tamworth’s flying-fox camp, Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson announced today.   The NSW Government’s Flying-Fox Grant Program ...

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LIFE EDUCATION TO HOST LOCAL COMMUNITY DISCUSSION ABOUT DRUG EDUCATION

21 Oct 2016

LIFE EDUCATION TO HOST LOCAL COMMUNITY DISCUSSION ABOUT DRUG EDUCATION Tamworth residents are urged to attend a community discussion to mark the launch of a new drug awareness module targeted at upper primary school students. Year five and six students from Tamworth will be among the first in ...

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ANDERSON SAYS IT’S TIME TO CAN IT

20 Oct 2016

ANDERSON SAYS IT’S TIME TO CAN IT   Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson has welcomed the successful passage of the NSW Government’s landmark 10-cent Container Deposit Scheme legislation through Parliament yesterday.   “Community groups will be able to swap thei...

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$4 MILLION BOOST FOR LOCAL STUDENTS WHO NEED IT MOST

19 Oct 2016

$4 MILLION BOOST FOR LOCAL STUDENTS WHO NEED IT MOST   Public schools in the Tamworth electorate will benefit from a share of the record $219 million in additional needs-based funding in 2017, made possible by NSW signing the Gonski agreement.   Member for Tamworth Kevin Anders...

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INNOVATIVE PROGRAM GETS LOCAL YOUTH ON TRACK

17 Oct 2016

INNOVATIVE PROGRAM GETS LOCAL YOUTH ON TRACK   Police and teachers will refer young offenders to early intervention services as part of a $14.5 million program to help break the cycle of crime.   Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson today congratulated Centacare New England North...

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BOOST FOR TAMWORTH EMERGENCY SERVICES

14 Oct 2016

BOOST FOR TAMWORTH EMERGENCY SERVICES Volunteers in the Tamworth area have today been given a boost with new state of the art equipment and a grant being handed over to the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and New South Wales State Emergency Service (NSW SES). Minister for Emergency Services D...

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NEW FUNDING FOR WESTDALE MEMORIAL PARK

14 Oct 2016

NEW FUNDING FOR WESTDALE MEMORIAL PARK   The Westdale community’s Memorial Park will undergo vital rejuvenation work following a grant from the NSW Government.   Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson today announced a grant of ...

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