Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today helped to officially open the Friends of the Koala’s new $170,000 Burribi Education and Administration Centre.
“This is a terrific project that will increase the number of tourists visiting Lismore and allow the Friends of the Koala to deliver more educational information about koalas to more groups,” he said.Read more
Australian agriculture is a world leader in the fight against development of superbugs.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce said the Coalition Government was providing almost $1.3 million to Australian Pork Limited under the Rural R&D for Profit program to boost Australia’s trade reputation by demonstrating the low antimicrobial resistance status of our farm produce.Read more
A program to promote the use of community halls in Byron Shire will receive funding under the Australian government’s Building Better Regions Fund.
The Nationals Senator for New South Wales John Williams has announced that $20,000 will be provided to Byron Shire Council for its Building Capacity in Byron’s Community Halls venture.Read more
Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey has announced major improvements to the state’s highly successful Graduated Licensing Scheme to ensure new drivers are safe drivers on our roads.
The NSW licensing system for young drivers is already one of the safest in the world and the changes that come into effect on 20 November 2017 are designed to improve the way the scheme prepares novice drivers - in particular young drivers – to be safe on the road.Read more
With Barnaby at the helm, Australian agriculture continues to boom, with the industry rampaging to record growth and value. Now worth close to $70 billion per year to GDP, Australia is no longer the country riding on the sheep’s back – we’re riding the entire agriculture sector and safeguarding the nation from recession.Read more
Small business owners in regional NSW are local champions. They are often our biggest employers, provide training and education for our young workers and support our local clubs and community.
Because small businesses invest so much in our local communities it is only right that the NSW Government repays that commitment by re-investing in them.Read more
The Commonwealth Government is currently conducting its Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education which seeks community ideas and involvement to improve the education and preparation of country youth for the future.
Stakeholder consultations are being held in Guyra, Armidale, Narrabri and Dubbo in the coming week where review leader Professor John Halsey will meet interested parties face-to-face.Read more