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NSW say Basin Plan finally a deal for all

The NSW Government has today finalised negotiations on the Murray Darling Basin Plan, marking a historic day for Basin communities. Minister for Regional Water, Niall Blair said today is the most significant step forward in delivery of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan...

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Inland Rail Dream Becomes Reality

With the first sod of the Inland Rail project officially turned near Parkes on Thursday, local Federal Nationals MP Mark Coulton was pleased to see the nation-building project kickstarted. “Today is a very special milestone signifying the commencement of works on the...

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Nationals Secure $23 Million For Council Roadworks

Federal Nationals Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker has announced $23 million for council works under the Commonwealth’s popular and long-running Roads to Recovery program. Mr Hartsuyker said that since it started in 2000, Roads to Recovery had become an ever-more...

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Nationals In Government Help Protect Floodplains

Residents of Barellan in the NSW Riverina will be better protected from flood risks thanks to $77,000 in grant funding from the Nationals in Government, thanks to Cootamundra MP Steph Cooke. Ms Cooke said Narrandera Shire Council had been awarded the grant that would...

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Myall Lakes Schools Reap Rewards

NSW Nationals' Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced an investment of $3.8 million on school maintenance across his electorate. Mr Bromhead said this investment will ensure that every student, in every school, has an equal opportunity to achieve...

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Dairy Industry Inquiry Findings Released

Wagga Wagga-based Nationals MLC Wes Fang has welcomed the findings of the Legislative Council report into the sustainability of the dairy industry in NSW. “I was pleased to participate in this Inquiry as for too long, our dairy farmers have not been receiving their...

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Bara’s Backing Our SES Volunteers

One of Queanbeyan’s most vital organisations has today received a helping hand from the Nationals in Government, with Member for Monaro and Deputy Premier John Barilaro announcing $30,000 for the local State Emergency Service (SES) Unit. Mr Barilaro joined with SES...

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Road Seals Local Job Security

The jobs at Mountain Blue Farms, Mara Seeds, Mara Global Foods, Riverbend Pork and Yulgilbar Santa Gertrudis Stud have been assured with the announcement of a $7 million upgrade of the Clarence Way thanks to Federal Nationals MP Kevin Hogan. “These companies turnover...

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Green Light For Iluka Ambulance Station

The Nationals in Government have committed to building an ambulance station at Iluka after a strong grassroots campaign to win support for the new facility. Deputy Premier John Barilaro and NSW Nationals Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis announced plans for the...

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Upper Hunter Sports Clubs Share in $4 Million Funding

Michael Johnsen, the NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter, is delighted to announce that sport and recreation clubs across his electorate have been successful in securing $49,960 in funding from the NSW Government for new equipment, facilities and programs through...

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Nationals Saddle Up For Pony Club Upgrade

    A $143,137 grant from the Nationals in Government to upgrade the facilities at the Tamworth Junior Riding and Pony Club will benefit junior riders for many years to come. Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the overall cost of the upgrade was $153,137 and...

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Speech: Defending our farmers

  Speech made to the Legislative Council by the NSW Nationals' Bronnie Taylor: In recent weeks I have repeatedly had reason to reflect on agriculture in this State and the importance of regional New South Wales having strong representation in this place. We have heard...

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New Train Service For Riverina Announced

  NSW Nationals MPs are calling for public feedback about a proposed new midweek train service between Griffith and Sydney to meet demand. The new service, which is scheduled to start in the second half of next year, would give families, tourists and business people...

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Funding Boost For Far-West Health Service

  NSW Nationals Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has announced Aboriginal health services in the Far West will remain operational during power outages, thanks to an $80,000 grant. While Maari Ma is based in Broken Hill, it provides important primary health services...

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Nationals Advocate For Better Services

  A new review into rural and regional telecommunications has been welcomed by Nationals Member for Parkes Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton said the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review: Getting it right out there document put forward 10 recommendations to improve access...

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Nationals In Government Deliver Community Funding

  The Nationals in Government have secured more than $350,000 in funding for sports and history in Grafton. NSW Nationals Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said one of Grafton’s popular sporting precincts and its much loved historical museum were set to benefit from...

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Scone To Murrurundi Pipeline Open For Tenders

  NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen has announced a vital water pipeline from Scone to Murrurundi is one step closer with the project going out to tender this week. Mr Johnsen said that the current dry conditions have seen the introduction of...

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