Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro, and Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair today announced that drone technology funded by the NSW Government has saved the lives of two swimmers at Lennox Head.
In December 2017, the NSW Government announced it would invest $430,000 in drone technology as part of a trial on the North Coast of NSW.Read more
Work on the new bridge across the Clarence River at Tabulam is progressing well, with work crews preparing to start piling for the structure’s foundations in the New Year.
Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George MP said the NSW Government is funding the $48 million project on the Bruxner Highway as part of the Bridges for the Bush program to improve road safety and traffic efficiency.
Ever since our Party’s recent revival of the Regional Conference format, the day-long conferences have been an overwhelming success.
Earlier this month, members from Tea Gardens to the Tweed descended on the Manning Valley last weekend to debate and discuss issues facing the communities east of the Great Dividing Range at our second North Coast Regional Conference.Read more
It seems each month, a new section of the massive Pacific Highway revamp is open to motorists.
The Southern Hemisphere’s largest road project is powering along under the watchful eye of our Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey – and before you know it all 790 kilometres of Australia’s national route will be dual carriageway, making the drive a dream run.Read more
The papers were writing about it weeks ago and yesterday it finally happened.
Though Malcolm Turnbull’s ministerial reshuffle was expected, what wasn’t so clear was the makeup afterwards. Fortunately, our NSW Nationals Federal Parliamentarians track records speak for themselves, with all who held positions returning to the ministry.Read more
The organ and tissue donation charity Herd of Hope has had its muster put back on the agenda, with Nationals Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, Melinda Pavey, helping find this unique fundraiser a city venue.
Next year on Saturday 17 March, stockmen from Herd of Hope will drive 30 heifers down the promenade at Bondi Beach to raise awareness for organ transplants and organ transplant services support in the bush.Read more
Christmas has come early for St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Orange following their successful application under the Federal Government’s Capital Grants Program.
Federal Member for Calare, Andrew Gee today announced St Mary’s Catholic Primary School have received $1,243,593 in federal funding and congratulated Principal Kerrie Basha.Read more
Two Grafton-based early childhood teachers have been successful in being awarded an Incentive Scholarship for early childhood teaching, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has announced.
Todd Butler from Goodstart Early Learning Centre in Grafton and Susan Sartori from Westawn Preschool have both been awarded a scholarship.Read more
Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Health, Leslie Williams, today announced that Aboriginal people seeking financial support in their studies to become a nurse or midwife can now apply for a NSW Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship.
“The scholarships provide up to $1,000 per subject for Aboriginal students studying a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery degree and up to $15,000 for Aboriginal registered nurses or midwives undertaking postgraduate studies,” Mrs Williams said.Read more