Today the NSW Nationals' bill to bring Daylight Savings back to pre-2007 dates (beginning on the last weekend of October, ending last Sunday in March) was introduced into the NSW Upper House.
There’s a tendency amongst the inner-city cognoscenti to go a little mad at the very mention of daylight savings, and anyone wanting to wind it back is instantly labelled a redneck and an idiot. Take Labor’s Penny Sharpe, whose tweet this afternoon all but invoked the old furphy about daylight saving fading curtains.Read more
In a sign of the long-term commitment to and future for solar power, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency has provided the funding for five new large-scale solar projects across regional NSW located in Dubbo, Glenn Innes, Griffith, Parkes and Manildra. This not only means a greener, renewable future but is also a great sign for investment and further jobs.Read more
Whether it’s for sport, charity or social reasons, our Federal and State Parliamentary teams aren’t afraid to get on their bikes and get moving. With NSW Bike Week (17 – 25 Sept) now in its 22nd year, our members are encouraging locals to join in the fun and participate in celebratory events across the state.Read more
The NSW Government last week announced an additional $115 million in funding to deliver the largest preschool fee reduction in the state’s history.
It was great to be able to join with our Nationals candidate for Orange, Scott Barrett, and Minister for Early Childhood Education, Leslie Williams on Friday to talk about how this new funding will help to make preschool more affordable, especially in regional areas.
The Inquiry into Labor’s Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal's (RSRT) Payments Order has confirmed that its implementation harmed the very people it was created to protect – Australian small businesses and owner truck drivers.
Conducted by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, the report shows Labor’s RSRT Payment Order had no clear link to increasing safety and instead was discriminatory, financially devastating and economically disastrous to those covered by it.Read more