- Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 15:45
- Hon Andrew Stoner MP
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure & Services Andrew Stoner said the NSW Budget 2013-14 will deliver for regional communities with more frontline services and a massive investment in regional infrastructure projects, including new funding for key road and highway projects and hospital upgrades.
“Regional communities are at the heart of the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government and this year’s Budget certainly reflects that,” Mr Stoner said.
- Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 15:15
- Hon Duncan Gay MLC
Rural and regional NSW infrastructure projects have received a record funding boost with $3.9 billion invested as part of the 2013-2014 State Roads Budget.
“We are committed to delivering the infrastructure rural and regional NSW deserve to help link our communities and provide the safe and efficient passage for freight throughout our state,” Roads Minister Duncan Gay said.
- Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 13:36
- Hon Katrina Hodgkinson MP
The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government will deliver more than $1.1 billion to the NSW Department of Primary Industries to ensure world class research and development and important services for regional communities continues, Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson said.
- Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 11:57
- Luke Hartsuyker MP
The Gillard Government has recommitted to imposing the Carbon Tax on fuel for heavy vehicles which will place upward pressure on the cost of living, Federal MP Luke Hartsuyker said today.
In response to a question from Nationals leader Warren Truss today, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she was committed to imposing the Carbon Tax on fuel from July 1 next year.
This impost will follow an increase in the Carbon Tax on 1 July 2013.
- Published on Monday, 17 June 2013 12:24
- Ben Franklin - NSW Nationals State Director
The Nationals have condemned a proposal to create a state electorate the size of Germany in Western NSW.
“Under the draft redistribution, the seat of Barwon is almost half as big again as the largest federal seat in NSW, which contains twice as many people” Mr Franklin said.