NSW GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW REGIONAL TOURISM FUND
7 December 2016
Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli has welcomed the opening of the new Regional Tourism Fund that could benefit the local tourism industry with programs to support marketing and product development of the region’s tourism industry.
Mr Piccoli said the Fund replaces the previous Contestable Regional Visitor Economy Fund (RVEF) and is part of the NSW Government’s strategy to re-energise tourism across Regional NSW.
YOUNG REGIONAL ARTIST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM NOW OPEN
7 December 2016
Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli is encouraging Artists and arts workers aged 18-25 years in the region to apply for a $10,000 Young Regional Artist Scholarship (YRAS) to help reach their career goals.
Mr Piccoli said the YRAS program will invest in 100 scholarships to the value of $1 million in total over four years, and hopes to see the initiative unearth talent in the region.
Grant awarded to Griffith Local Domestic Violence Committee
21 November 2016
Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli has welcomed a NSW Government grant of $1000 to the Griffith Domestic Violence Committee as part of the 2016 Local Domestic and Family Violence Committee Grants which supports projects that raise awareness about domestic and family violence.
“This grant helps raise local awareness about the devastating impact of domestic and family violence, reinforce messages about positive behaviours and increase awareness of services available in the Griffith local community.” Mr Piccoli said.