2018 NEWS RELEASES

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APRIL 2018

WAGGA WAGGA RECEIVES $60,000 FOR LOCAL SPORT 
Friday 13 April 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga today officially opened the Collingullie Ashmont Kapooka Football Netball Club's new facilities at Crossroads oval this afternoon.  Read more

WAGGA WAGGA BASE HOSPITAL ON TRACK FOR NEXT STAGE
Tuesday 10 April 2018 Stage 3 demolition works have commenced to make way for the next stage of the $170 million Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) Redevelopment, Daryl Maguire MP has confirmed.  Read more

SIX TAFE NSW WAGGA WAGGA STUDENTS HONOURED AT EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Friday 6 April 2018 SIX TAFE NSW students from the Wagga Wagga electorate have been honoured with awards at the TAFE NSW Riverina Excellence Awards held in Wagga Wagga today.  Read more

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR DISABILITY ADVOCACY GROUPS IN WAGGA WAGGA  
Friday 6 April 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga welcomed Premier Gladys Berejiklian's announcement that up to $26 million is available for disability advocacy services until 2020.  Read more

SCHOOL NURSE PILOT PROGRAM EXPANDS TO SOUTHERN NSW
Thursday 5 April 2018 Member for Wagga Wagga Daryl Maguire and the Parliamentary Secretary for the Deputy Premier and Southern NSW Bronnie Taylor joined representatives from Snowy Hydro Ltd in Tumut today to announce funding for a new full-time nursing position to be based at Tumut High School.  Read more


MARCH 2018

SOCIAL HOUSING FUNDING TO BOOST  COMMUNITY
Tuesday 27 March 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga has welcomed the announcement that Anglicare NSW South in Wagga Wagga will receive $28,000 under the fourth and final round of the Social Housing Community Improvement Fund (SHCIF).  Read more

SCHOOL ZONE EXTENDED ON BOURKE STREET IN WAGGA WAGGA
Monday 19 March 2018 The school zone on Bourke Street in Wagga Wagga and surrounding roads is being extended to improve pedestrian safety, encompassing the two schools in the area.  Read more

$14,000 FOR WAGGA WAGGA ELECTORATE SCHOOLS FOR ECO PROJECTS
Monday 19 March 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga today announced Wagga Wagga High School, North Wagga Public School, Riverina Environmental Education Centre and The Rock Central School have received $3,500 each from NSW Government Eco Schools grant to deliver hands-on environmental education.  Read more

FUNDING BOOST TO IMPROVE PRESCHOOL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IN WAGGA ELECTORATE
Friday 2 March 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga  is urging all preschools in the electorate to apply for funding as part of a $15 million injection from the NSW Government to ensure children attending preschools have the safest and most engaging learning environments. Read more

INSPIRATIONAL FINALIST ANNOUNCED FOR RURAL WOMEN'S AWARD
Friday 2 March 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga today announced Ginny Stevens from Mangoplah is a finalist for the 2018 NSW-ACT AgriFutures Rural Women's Award. 
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FEBRUARY 2018

NEW STEM SETUP FOR RIVERINA ANGLICAN COLLEGE
Wednesday 28 February 2018 The Riverina Anglican College will get a $1 million grant from the NSW Government to build a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) facility at the school.  Read more

GEARS AND BEERS TO BENEFIT FROM NSW GOVERNMENT FUNDING  
Wednesday 28 February 2018 Member for Wagga Wagga, Daryl Maguire MP today announced that Gears and Beers will benefit from NSW Government funding under the 2018 Flagship Event Fund, aimed at attracting more visitors to experience regional NSW.  Read more

$1.5 MILLION FUNDING FOR WAGGA WAGGA COMMUNITY PROJECTS
Wednesday 28 February 2018 Daryl Maguire MP Member for Wagga Wagga alongside City of Wagga Wagga General Manager Peter Thompson and Mayor Greg Conkey today announced Wagga has received $1,514,672 in funding to breathe life into local community projects as part of the NSW Government's $200 million Stronger Country Communities fund.  Read more

$1.2 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR SNOWY VALLEY COUNCIL COMMUNITY PROJECTS
Tuesday 27 February 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga alongside Snowy Valleys Council General Manager Matthew Hyde and Mayor James Hayes  today announced Snowy Valleys Council has received $1,297,130 in funding to breathe life into local community projects as part of the NSW Government's $200 million Stronger Country Communities fund.  Read more

MAKING WAGGA ELECTORATE ROADS SAFER
Tuesday 6 February 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga today released the NSW Government's Road Safety Plan, which includes a range of measures aimed at reducing the road toll after 392 people lost their lives on NSW roads in 2017.  Read more

THE ROCK REGIONAL OBSERVATORY RECEIVES FUNDING
Friday 2 February 2018 The Rock Regional Observatory has received $100,000 from the NSW Government's 2017 Community Building Partnership program.   Read more


JANUARY 2018

THE ROCK REGIONAL OBSERVATORY RECEIVES FUNDING
Friday 2 February 2018 The Rock Regional Observatory has received $100,000 from the NSW Government's 2017 Community Building Partnership program.   Read more

PARENTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR NEW $100 ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHER
Wednesday 31 January 2018 Thousands of school children in the Wagga Wagga Electorate are among those across the state now eligible for the NSW Government's new $100 Active Kids program.   Read more  

AUTOMATED VEHICLE EVENT ROLLS INTO WAGGA WAGGA
Wednesday 31 January 2018 Driverless technology is coming to regional NSW and Transport for NSW is asking industry, local council and entrepreneurs to meet in Wagga to help develop and co-deliver a number of connected and automated vehicle trials.   Read more

PARK UPGRADE OPENED IN WAGGA 
Thursday 24 January 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga has welcomed the newly upgraded Henwood Park in Wagga Wagga today. The project received $46,654 in funding through the NSW Government's Social Housing Community Improvement Fund (SHCIF) and Wagga Wagga City Council contributed over $100,000.   Read more

KIDS UNDER 5 TO GET FREE FLU JAB
Wednesday 24 January 2018 Local children between six months and five years old are now eligible for free flu jabs this year, Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga announced today.   Read more

CAPACITY OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS IN WAGGA WAGGA STRENGTHENED
Wednesday 24 January 2018 Three community preschool services in the Wagga Wagga electorate are to benefit from new professional development opportunities for early childhood educators.   Read more

WAGGA WAGGA NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR NSW TRAINING AWARDS
Wednesday 24 January 2018 Member for Wagga Wagga, Daryl Maguire MP today urged employers and trainers in the electorate to nominate outstanding local apprentices, trainees and organisations for the 2018 NSW Training Awards.   Read more

SUCCESS FOR RURAL AND REMOTE EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS IN WAGGA WAGGA
Tuesday 23 January 2018 Member for Wagga Wagga, Daryl Maguire MP today congratulated Tegan French from Tumut, and Rachel Turner and Natasha Cook from Wagga Wagga on being awarded an Incentive Scholarship for early childhood teaching.   Read more

GRANT BOOST FOR LOCKHART MUSEUM
Tuesday 23 January 2018 Volunteers at the Greens Gunyah Museum are celebrating today after Minister for the Arts Don Harwin and Wagga MP Daryl Maguire announced a grant to help support their work.   Read more

WAGGA WAGGA ELECTORATE FAMILIES SET TO BENEFIT FROM ACTIVE KIDS REBATE
Tuesday 23 January 2018 Thousands of school children across the Wagga Wagga electorate will benefit from a new $100 rebate for sporting and fitness related costs as part of the State Budget.   Read more

NSW GOVERNMENT FUNDS FIVE NEW CYCLEWAYS AT WAGGA WAGGA  
Monday 22 January 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga alongside Wagga Wagga City Mayor, Greg Conkey today announced that cyclists in the Riverina will benefit from an $11.7 million investment towards five new cycling networks in Wagga Wagga.   Read more

IMPROVED SAFETY AS BARRIERS INSTALLED ON HUME HIGHWAY
Monday 22 January 2018 Roads and Maritime Services will install safety barriers along the Hume Highway in the south west of NSW this month.   Read more

FUNDING BOOST FOR WAGGA WAGGA BOATIES  
Friday 19 January 2018 Lake Albert in the Wagga Wagga electorate will receive its share of $17 million in funding under Round Two of the NSW Government’s Boating Now program.   Read more

TAFE NSW OPENS DOORS TO THE FUTURE
Wednesday 10 January 2018 The Wagga Wagga community is invited to visit their local TAFE NSW facilities during Enrolment Week next week to explore the range of study options on offer at TAFE NSW in 2018.    Read more

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS ON STURT HIGHWAY IN WAGGA WAGGA
Tuesday 9 January 2018 Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga is advising motorists of changed traffic conditions for work to be carried out on the Sturt Highway near Bolton Park from Thursday 18 January.  Read more