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Victory for dairy farmers as milk price war ends

The NSW Nationals warmly welcome the news that Woolworths has effectively ended sales of its $1 milk, marking the end of an eight-year major supermarket price war that has hurt our farmers. While Coles and Aldi have refused to follow suit so far, a growing number of...

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Steph Cooke Opens Ardlethan Ambulance Station

NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has officially opened the new Ardlethan Ambulance Station, which has been supporting paramedics in doing their lifesaving work efficiently for the past year. Ms Cooke joined Mark Gibbs, Deputy Director of Clinical...

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Nationals Deliver Better Boating Access To Harrington

Construction work will start later this month to upgrade boating access to the Manning River at Harrington Reserve thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Port Macquarie Leslie Williams has secured $82,387 towards the $109,850 project under the...

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Locals Welcome Billion-Dollar Farmers Fund

Drought-impacted farmers in the regions are urged to consider applying for low-interest loans under the Nationals in Government’s Farm Innovation Fund, following news the Fund will be boosted to $1 billion. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said farmers...

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Upgrades Secured For After-School Care

St Joseph's Primary School Maclean has been given a boost to its out-of-school-hours/vacation care facility thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Nationals in Government to improve its indoor and outdoor amenities. Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis and the Minister...

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Power Bill Relief For Older Australians

For the first time, about 130,000 self-funded retirees will be able to claim $200 a year to help with their power bills, thanks to a new initiative from the NSW Nationals in Government, aimed at taking cost of living pressure off our seniors. NSW Nationals Member for...

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Grant Keeps Grafton Hill Climb Motoring Along

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan has secured funding to assist an iconic regional motorsports event. The Hill Climb at the Grafton Sporting Car Club‘s Mountain View racing track needed resurfacing to keep accreditation for National and State...

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Driving Down Bills With Nats’ Solar Policy

Up to 300,000 households across regional NSW could save hundreds of dollars on their power bills thanks to a no-interest loan provided by the NSW Nationals in Government, to purchase solar-battery and battery systems. The 10-year Empowering Homes program will unlock a...

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New Harden Ambulance Station Opened

NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has officially opened the new Harden Ambulance Station, which has been supporting paramedics in doing their lifesaving work efficiently for the past year. Ms Cooke joined Mark Gibbs, Deputy Director of Clinical...

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Nationals In Government Deliver MRI For Wagga

Patients will have free access to vital scanning services as a result of a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) licence at the Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, thanks to the Nationals in Government. The MRI licence means locals will be able to access a Medicare rebate for...

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Barilaro’s Perfect Send-Off For Local Principal

The new school year is off to a great start for Queanbeyan West Public School, with NSW Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro announcing a brand-new school hall. QWPS Principal Vicki Muscat and P&C President Teresa Duve joined Mr Barilaro at the school’s first...

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Say Farewell To Old Sportsmans Creek Bridge

Locals in Lawrence were invited to walk over the old bridge at Sportsmans Creek one last time by Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis. Mr Gulaptis said road safety and traffic flow had improved for motorists in Lawrence and the surrounding area since the NSW...

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Bold New Plan For Orange Sports Precinct

NSW Nationals Candidate for Orange Kate Hazelton has secured a $25 million election commitment for the new Orange Sports Precinct if she is elected to Parliament. “The Orange Sports Precinct will change the face of sport in the region for participants and spectators,...

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Nationals Secure More Trains For Singleton

NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen has secured up to three additional return train services from Singleton to Newcastle. Mr Johnsen said this matter had been subject of consideration and discussion with the community for some time, and thanks to...

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Port Macquarie Fishing Nets Major Upgrades

Port Macquarie fishers will be netting the benefits of a new recreational fishing wharf and two fish cleaning tables, with the Nationals in Government announcing more than $126,000 under the Recreational Fishing Trust. NSW Nationals Minister for Primary Industries...

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Nats In Government Delivering Tweed Health

NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest visited the confirmed site of the new $582 million Tweed Valley Hospital this week with a message that the Nationals in Government are getting on with ensuring the Tweed community have access to...

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Drought Relief Road Funding For Narromine

Narromine Shire Council will receive $300,000 from the Nationals in Government in order to upgrade roads that are accessed by heavy vehicles during the drought. Narromine is one of a number of councils that are receiving much needed funds to support the increased...

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Grant for $1.2 million Lower Clarence Magpies Clubhouse

New spectator seating, four new change rooms, public toilets and a canteen are some of the features in the new $1.2 million Rugby League Clubhouse in the Ngayundi Yamba Sports Complex made possible by the Federal Nationals in Government. “The Lower Clarence Magpies...

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