Mudgee & Gulgong

Applications open for $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card

Applications for the NSW Government’s $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card are now open for those living in the Dubbo electorate. Eligible seniors can apply through service.nsw.gov.au, by calling 13 77 88 or visiting a Service NSW Service Centre. Member for the Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders said the card, one of the government’s key election commitments, will ease the cost of travel for eligible regional seniors. “Travel is one of the most significant expenses for residents living in rural and regional NSW, which is why the NSW Government committed at the 2019 election to reducing that cost for seniors,” Mr Saunders …

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Regional Seniors Transport Card on the way

One of the NSW Government’s key pre-election commitments will be rolled out in the coming weeks, with regional seniors able to apply for the $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card from Wednesday, 29 January. Member for the Dubbo electorate said travel was one of the most significant household costs faced by seniors living in rural and regional areas, and the card is designed to ease the burden of those costs. “This card is about making it easier for seniors to access services, do their shopping and to stay connected with family and friends,” Mr Saunders said. “Eligible seniors will be able …

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Rosby Cellar door set for refresh thanks to NSW Government Funding

In a boost for the region’s tourism offerings, essential NSW Government funding to support the development of a cellar door, art space and event venue at Mudgee’s iconic Rosby Wines was announced today by the Member for Dubbo, Dugald Saunders. The funding, which will assist with the construction of a purpose-built cellar door, art space and event venue, will aim to provide a new product experience for visitors and locals alike, celebrating Mudgee’s iconic offerings – from olive oils and wines, to art and events.  The architecturally designed space will be suitable for intimate corporate conferences and retreats, world-class wine …

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Foundational works underway at Mudgee Hospital

The $70.7 million Mudgee Hospital Redevelopment reached another “exciting milestone” on Wednesday with the commencement of concrete pours for the building slabs. Member for the Dubbo Electorate Dugald Saunders welcomed the next step in the construction, which is on track for completion in 2020. “It’s fantastic to see this work underway and the new, purpose-built facility starting to take shape here in Mudgee,” Mr Saunders said. “This project will deliver an emergency department, a general medical and surgery unit offering a range of surgical procedures, and a maternity unit so mums can continue to have their babies here, close to …

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