Local News

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...

Ninety Five Tafe NSW Students Honored At Macksville Awards

Ninety five TAFE NSW students from 2017 have been honored with awards at the Student Recognition Awards Ceremony held in Macksville last night. Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP congratulated the 95 winners on behalf of the NSW Government and said the awards...

More Projects Funded Under Stronger Country Communities Fund

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced more projects have been awarded funding in the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Mrs Pavey said the Fund is part of the NSW Government’s community infrastructure investment program in regional...

$100m for Stronger Country Communities and $100m for Regional Sport

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced an additional $200 million is now available as part of Round Two of the Stronger Country Communities Fund. The new funding comes on top of the $100 million announced in Round One, which has already been allocated...

Record Number Of Nurse and Midwife Graduates Join Ranks

Our local hospitals are set to get a boost with 12 graduate nurses and midwives launching their careers and caring for patients and their families. Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey, congratulates the new staff who will be working in wards and services. “Nurses and...

Atherton Drive – Draft Master Plan On Display

Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey is encouraging Urunga residents to have their say on the draft master plan for Atherton Drive. Ms Pavey said the plan will guide the future development and recreational use of the Kalang River foreshore adjoining Atherton Drive....

Floodplain Management Grants Now Open

Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey, is calling on local councils to apply for the NSW Government’s 2018 Floodplain Management Program. “This grant program funds important projects that assess risk and help reduce flood impacts across NSW,” Mrs Paveysaid. “The grants can...