Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries has announced two exciting new projects have received funding under a joint NSW and Commonwealth Government tourism program.
A new hotel and conference centre will be built at Cobar, whilst funding has been provided to further progress the Australian Opal Centre at Lightning Ridge.Read more
Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams has today announced more than $49,600 in NSW Government funding for a number of local sporting organisations as part of the 2016/17 Local Sport Grant Program.
The funding will be used for a range of sports including cycling, rugby, golf, cricket paddling and rowing.Read more
Known throughout Junee as “Mrs National Party”, Pam Halliburton has always been a pillar of strength and support for The Nationals and her local community.
Pam became involved with The Nationals from an early age, heavily influenced by the values of her parents. Her father was a lifetime Nationals member, Pam has been handing out “How to votes” since 1975, but only officially joined in 1998.Read more
Over the past weekend I had another fantastic opportunity to connect with local National members, this time at the Southern Regional Conference in Griffith.
We have an unprecedented opportunity in Government to protect and improve the way of life for people living in Regional NSW and it is not an opportunity to be taken for granted.Read more
Over the weekend, the Southern Regional Conference was held in Griffith with over 110 members trekking to the Griffith Exies Club from right across Southern NSW. There, they debated policy, engaged with policy experts and quizzed our ministers and parliamentarians.
A highlight of the weekend for locals was Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s pledge to delegates that he was committed to no further buybacks from irrigation communities following Friday’s meeting of the Murray-Darling Basing Ministerial Council in Mildura.Read more
Regional NSW attracted a whopping one million international tourists last year.
But the good news doesn’t stop there, figures from the International Visitor Survey show they are staying far longer and spending more, turbocharging local economies, generating jobs and boosting investment into our regions.Read more
The Coalition continues to deliver on mobile phone coverage in rural, regional and remote Australia, Minister for Regional Communications Fiona Nash said today.
Minister Nash, who attended the opening of Telstra’s 100th new tower under the Coalition’s Mobile Black Spots Program (MBSP) last week in Culla, Victoria, said the Coalition was delivering for rural, regional and remote Australia.Read more