$300m in funding towards domestic violence

By Lauren Irvine Just last month the New South Wales government announced that $300 million in budget funding would be allocated for victims of domestic violence. The package advised that more than $50 million would be used to help women who are in a...

Nationals Select Orange State Candidate

Over the weekend the Nationals pre-selected Scott Barrett to be their candidate in the by-election for the state seat of Orange. He joined three other contenders, including Cabonne Councillor Janelle Culverson, in an attempt to persuade the 200 natio...

Candidates Vie for Pre Selection

With ORANGE MP ANDREW GEE comfortably winning the federal seat of CALARE his former seat of ORANGE is up for grabs as he makes the switch from state to federal politics As a result a by-election will be held in order to elect a new candidate to drive...

Calls for women-only refuge in Orange

Orange residents are concerned with the lack of a women-only domestic violence refuge in Orange. Orange is ranked as one of the worst areas in the western region for domestic assault, with residents having to travel 50km to Bathurst to seek support. ...

Greyhound wastage still high

There is still a need for unwanted greyhounds to be adopted across New South Wales since NSW Premier Mike Baird announced a ban across greyhound racing in NSW to commence in 2017. Animal rights advocates are hoping to see an increase in adoption with...

Greyhound adoptions on the rise

The Baird government has announced greyhound racing will be shutdown across NSW in 2017. This announcement means there will be a high demand for greyhounds to be adopted. The RSPCA has estimated between 16,000 and 25,000 greyhounds as “wastage&...

It’s Andrew Gee for Calare

With the federal elections done and dusted, Andrew Gee has been declared the new memberĀ for the federal seat of Calare. He resigned from his position as MP for the state seat of Orange in order to contest the election.
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