The NSW Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson has announced new chairmen for three Catchment Management Authorities in rural NSW.


The new chairmen are:

· The Hon. Ian Armstrong AM OBE, former Member for Lachlan in the NSW Parliament and former Deputy Premier - Lachlan CMA;

· Cr Hans Hietbrink, Mayor of Guyra - Border-Rivers Gwydir CMA; and

· Cr Conrad Bolton, Councillor with Narrabri Shire Council - Namoi CMA.


The three chairs will start their new roles in August for a term of two years.

Recruitment for the remaining Murrumbidgee CMA chair position is underway and will be advertised shortly.