Moree's historic Courthouse has received a $320,000 technology boost from the NSW Government to make all courtroom hearings more efficient and secure, Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall announced today.
Mr Marshall today tested the technology during a tour of the heritage listed building, and said both courtrooms now have high-definition Audio Visual Links installed; bringing world-standard technology to the 155-year-old courthouse.Read more
Nationals Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker is pleased that more support will be provided for drug and alcohol addicted young people in Cowper, thanks to the Federal Government’s National Ice Action Strategy.
As part of this strategy, $210,000 over two years will be used to implement the evidence-based pilot program, the 4C’s Project, in five Cowper schools including Melville High School, Nautilus Senior College, Westport High School, Macleay Vocational College, and Kempsey High School.Read more
Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams is encouraging local not-for-profit groups to apply for funding through the 2017 Community Building Partnership (CBP) program.
“CBP grants are available annually for community infrastructure projects that deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes,” Mrs Williams said.Read more
An extension to the popular instant asset write-off programme and tax cuts for small businesses underscore the Federal Government’s practical support for small business, Member for Calare Andrew Gee says.
“Small business is at the heart of our country communities and it’s vitally important that governments support our small business people,” Mr Gee said.Read more
Michael Johnsen MP Member for Upper Hunter urged the Upper Hunter electorate community to apply for funding for local infrastructure improvement projects through the NSW Government’s $50 million Resources for Regions program.
Mr Johnsen said the program, which is part of the NSW Liberal and Nationals Government’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund announced in the 2017-18 NSW Budget, recognises the impact mining operations have on local infrastructure and services.Read more
Twelve months of delivery and where to next as Dr Gillespie resuscitates the regions
Fleets of the latest jets capable of providing 24/7 emergency aeromedical evacuations. A 25 metre long cardiovascular clinic on the back of a K200 prime mover. High-tech simulated learning environments, delivered by leading clinicians, for the fresh faced next generation of health professionals.Read more
Gonski 2.0 is the breakthrough in funding that schools and parents have been waiting for.
The Nationals and Liberals in Government have proven they #GiveAGonski, with Gonski 2.0 delivering $23.5 billion for Australian school students over the next decade. This funding resurrects the original formula of the Gonski report – fair, needs-based funding.Read more
West Wyalong was the backdrop for the release of the much-anticipated 2016 Census, with Minister for Small Business and Nationals Member for the Riverina Michael McCormack launching Round One of the data last week.
Despite some online teething issues, the Census was an overwhelming success with over 95 per cent of households completing their Census, providing invaluable data to inform future planning decisions.Read more
In a first for the North Coast, National Party members in the electorate of Lismore have decided to give the local community the final say in their choice of candidate for the 2019 State Election.
The decision follows Thomas George’s announcement in that this would be his last term in NSW Parliament.Read more