Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visits the Narromine Shire

The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull and Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack along with Senator McKenzie, Minister Littleproud, Minister McVeigh and Parkes MP Mark Coulton visited the Narromine Shire on Monday, 4 June 2018.

The visit to the Shire included a farm visit in Trangie along with a private meeting in Narromine with Narromine Shire Council’s Mayor Cr Craig Davies, Deputy Mayor Cr Dawn Collins, General Manager Jane Redden and Economic Development Officer Kelly McCutcheon.

 

Narromine Shire Council’s General Manager Jane Redden said “the meeting held on Monday between Councilors, staff, the Prime Minister and Cabinet Members was a great opportunity to go through arising issues in the Shire and to discuss potential funding opportunities within the area”

 

“The 1 hour meeting was well received by all in attendance and we look forward to progressing the initiatives discussed.”

Narromine Shire Council’s Mayor Cr Craig Davies said “the visit to the Shire by the Prime Minister has really lifted the spirits of the community.”

“Hopefully we will see some great outcomes not only for those effected by drought but in regards to the initiatives we discussed in the meeting as well.”

“The visit has really put a spot light on our community and hopefully we can see some outcomes in the near future” he said.

 

During the visit the Prime Minister acknowledged the toll natural disasters, such as drought, can have on small communities, identifying that it is not only farmers feeling the pinch but the entire community.

 

Photo: Narromine Shire Council’s Deputy Mayor Cr Dawn Collins, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Narromine Shire Council’s Mayor Cr Craig Davies and Narromine Shire Council’s General Manager Jane Redden.

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