While there is criticism in the mainstream media and doubt among the general public in regards to Australia’s current climate change and drought policies, the evidence shows they are performing well above their initial targets.
The Emission Reduction Fund (ERF) is a central component of Australia’s climate change policy and is a voluntary scheme that provides incentives for Aussie farmers and landholders to adopt new practices and technologies to help reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions.Read more
Chairman of the NSW Nationals, Bede Burke, has today paid tribute to the Honourable Ian Robinson, who passed away on Thursday last week.
Mr Robinson joined the then Country Party in 1945 and went on to spend 10 years in the NSW State Parliament as the Member for Casino followed by 21 years as the Member for Cowper and 6 years as the Member for Page in Federal Parliament.Read more
Stow your tray tables and fasten your seatbelts – as $9.42 million in upgrades to and expansion of Armidale Regional Airport are preparing for touchdown. The concrete foundation for the building is complete, with the steel superstructure and plumbing now fully installed.
Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall joined Armidale Regional Council representatives for an inspection of the works yesterday. Mr Marshall said the redevelopment was coming along very well.Read more
Local community and government organisations in Myall Lakes are being encouraged to apply for funding for environment and tourism projects under the NSW Government’s new $300 million Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund.
Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead said the fund aims to increase tourist visitation by supporting regional environment and tourism infrastructure projects to help grow and diversify regional economies across the State.Read more
Few people can say they drive 1200 kilometres to work.
After opening up an electorate office in Broken Hill on Friday, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is one of them.
The Nationals MP is spending more time in Broken Hill after his electorate was expanded to cover 48 per cent of the state’s landmass ahead of the 2016 election.Read more
Organisers of new and emerging rural and regional events held between July and December this year are encouraged to apply for the NSW Government’s 2017 Incubator Event Fund.
Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest said the Fund assists with elements such as event staging costs, marketing, publicity and research.Read more
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