Funding for Cowra Airport upgrade

Cowra Airport has been given funding to improve facilities as part of Round 2 of the Federal Government’s Regional Airports Program. The airport is among the 89 across the nation which are benefiting from nearly $30 million in grants.

Mr McCormack said the funding would go towards important infrastructure upgrades.

“The $260,000 in funding will go towards the installing of apron lighting, drainage works and a Precision Approach Path Indicator which will all further improve airport safety,” Mr McCormack said.

This project will not only improve the Cowra Airport, it will create jobs as we continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Cowra Mayor Councillor Bill West described the grant as very welcome news.

For a full list of successful projects and more information on the Regional Airports Program, visit https://infrastructure.gov.au/regionalaviation.

NSW Local Government Elections

The New South Wales Government has announced a new date for the local Government elections. The Date is set for December 4th, 2021. This decision has been made after extensive consultation with, and on advice from the NSW Electoral Commission and NSW Health to the COVID-19 situation.

Cowra Materials Recycling Facility and Pound Facility Upgrade

Cowra Council is calling for tenders for the construction of upgrade works to the Cowra Council Materials Recycling Facility and Cowra Council Animal Pound Facility in accordance with the approved DA 61-2020. Applications close 10 August 2021. For more information and to apply, please visit Council’s TenderLink Page.

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse - Support Group

The Adult Survivors of Child Abuse - Cowra Support Group would normally meet on the 1st Friday of each month at 12:30. Due to the unavailability of the facilitator, until further notice the group will not meet and the contact phone number will not be available. However resources are still available on the website: recover.itmatters.com.au. Email contact is also possible with a possibility of free telephone callback if necessary. Thank you and take great care.

Sakura Matsuri Cancelled

Unfortunately and understandably, Sakura Matsuri 2021 has been cancelled due to the ongoing uncertainty caused by the pandemic and lockdowns.

We look forward to hopefully seeing Sakura Matsuri return in 2022, bigger and better than ever.

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