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Australian Food Safety Week 10 -17 November 2018

asfswlogo18 1-2The theme for Australian Food Safety Week - 10 to 17 November 2018 - is 'Food Poisoning – take it seriously!'

As part of Australian Food Safety Week, the Food Safety Information Council is urging local consumers to take food poisoning seriously.

The Council released research that shows 1-in-3 Australians are either at risk of getting the potentially fatal Listeria infection themselves or live in a household with someone at risk.

Listeria infection can be very serious for vulnerable people including the sick, the elderly, infants and pregnant women.

Read more.

NSW Government Emergency Drought Relief Package

The NSW Government has announced a $500 million NSW Emergency Drought Relief Package to help farmers manage the effects of the current drought. 

Details on the three major elements of package can be found here.

RAFCA 2018

The Cowra Tidy Towns Committee received some wonderfully creative entries in this year's Recycled Art for Cowra (RAFCA) competition. With a theme of 'Fantasy Characters and their Fantastic Adventures' the judges had a hard time choosing the winners!

A full list of the winners can be read here

Lachlan Valley Way Road Works

Road work will continue on the Lachlan Valley Way during November, with heavy patching at the Shire boundary closest to Boorowa commencing Monday 5 November. The works will take approximately two weeks. All enquiries should be made to Cowra Infrastructure and Operations on tel. 6340 2070.