Nov 05 2019

Upper Lachlan Landcare has notched up a string of successes at the Local Land Services and Landcare Awards held recently.

 

Nerida Croker from the Fullerton Hadley group and the Upper Lachlan Landcare Network has received the Australian Government Individual Landcarer Award.

 

This was for connecting, encouraging and inspiring her community to care for the landscape.

 

Gunning District Landcare has been awarded the BCF Give Back to Fish state prize recognising commitment to on-ground rehabilitation to improve habitats for Southern Pygmy Perch.

 

Upper Lachlan Landcare was a shared finalist in the Australian Government partnerships award for its part in the Saving Our Superb Parrot Project.

 

Nov 05 2019

State member, Wendy Tuckerman has surprised local community service advocate, Daniel Strickland by presenting him with the State Award for Recognition of Community Service.

 

Mrs Tuckerman made the presentation at Mr Strickland's Mission work place in front of colleagues and represenatives of other agencies.

 

Mr Strickland has worked for Mission Australia since 2002 and is currently the Area Manager for South Eastern NSW

 

He was nominated for the award by the state member, following feedback from the local community.

 

Nov 01 2019

Tenders are being called for Goulburn's new Alcohol and Other Drugs Residential Rehabilitation and Day programme facility.

 

The news has come from state member, Wendy Tuckerman who says the $6.2 million amenities will provide services for both men and women.

 

Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Director for the southern area, Cherie Puckett says the Goulburn programme will provide a minimum ten-bed residential service and step-up and step-down day support.

 

She says there has been significant interest and positive comments from initial information sessions.

 

Tenders for the new Goulburn drug and alcohol facility are open until November 28th.

 
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