Vale Mayor Steve Jones AM

Mr BUCHHOLZ (Wright) (19:45): I rise to regretfully advise the House of the tragic and sudden passing of a mayor whose shire is completely engulfed within my electorate of Wright. I speak of the tragic and sudden passing of Mayor Steve Jones AM. Steve's time in this place has been cut short by many years.…

Brigalow revegetation to benefit landholders, jobseekers and environment

LANDHOLDERS, jobseekers and the environment will benefit from federally funded Brigalow revegetation at Purga Creek and Reynolds Creek in the Fassifern this year. Wright MP Scott Buchholz announced the federal government had granted $183,181 through its 20 Million Trees program to plant more than 16,000 locally sourced trees across the two projects. The federal government…

Federal CCTV funding deadline extended

WRIGHT MP Scott Buchholz has welcomed a two-week extension to round two of the federal government’s Safer Streets CCTV funding program. The deadline for online applications has been extended to 2pm, March 2. Community groups, councils, incorporated not-for-profit organisations, chambers of commerce, Neighbourhood Watch and police are eligible to apply. The government will award up…

Buchholz urges groups to apply for federal CCTV funding

WRIGHT MP Scott Buchholz is urging communities facing street crime or anti-social behaviour to seek federal CCTV and crime prevention funding under round two of the Safer Streets program. Online applications close at 1pm February 17, with community groups, councils, incorporated not-for-profit organisations, chambers of commerce, Neighbourhood Watch and police eligible to apply. The government…