Farraway to fight for the people of Calare

The NSW Nationals have preselected Sam Farraway as their candidate for the seat of Calare at the forthcoming Federal Election. Mr Farraway has been a Member of the NSW Upper House since October 2019. He served as the Minister for Regional Transport and Roads, and then as the Shadow Minister following the 2023 election. Mr…

New-look Pioneer Park for Cootamundra

Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke was on hand to help unveil the revitalised Pioneer Park in Cootamundra, following upgrades made possible thanks to a $222,700 investment by previous Federal and State Nationals Governments. Ms Cooke joined Mayor Gil Kelly, along with Cootamundra Gundagai Regional Council staff and other stakeholders for the occasion. Ms Cooke…

Labor’s lacklustre biodiversity plan

The NSW Nationals have raised concerns over the Minns Labor Government’s plan to address the state of biodiversity, saying it lacks decisive action and balance. The former Nationals Government tasked Ken Henry AC to conduct a comprehensive review to improve the Biodiversity Conservation Act, but Labor’s response is little more than a shopping list of…

Broadwater Public School is coming home!

A concerted effort by the Broadwater Public P & C Association, the local community and Nationals MP for Clarence Richie Williamson has led to the green light being given to the reconstruction of flood impacted Broadwater Public School. Mr Williamson said this matter has been front and centre for him and the school community, and…

Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse upgrade

Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, has taken part in the official opening of the upgrades of the Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse. Point Danger, home of the Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, was named by Captain Cook on his 1770 journey up the east coast of Australia to warn mariners of dangerous coral reefs.…

New Cundletown soccer clubhouse nearing completion

The final fit out is underway on Cundletown’s new soccer club amenities, with the bulk of the building work now complete. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne, Dr David Gillespie, congratulated the Cundletown Soccer Club and MidCoast Council on the project, which was allocated $300,000 in funding under the former Nationals Government’s Local Roads and Community…

Staying cool at Coffs PCYC

PCYC Coffs Harbour is welcoming a much-needed funding boost thanks to the NSW Community Building Partnership Program. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour, Gurmesh Singh, has congratulated the hardworking PCYC team on its successful funding application which will allow them to proceed with a priority project. “The PCYC has been allocated $24,338 so it can purchase…

Labor’s water buybacks to hit every household

NSW Shadow Water Minister Steph Cooke said it is only a matter of time before Federal Government water buybacks start to impact household budgets across the country, as the flow-on effect from purchasing water from irrigators drives up the cost of production in the Murray Darling Basin. Ms Cooke said the Federal Government has this…

Labor dismantling Service NSW

The NSW Nationals are calling on the Minns Labor Government to come clean on the true extent of its cuts to Service NSW and to rethink the sacking of more than 200 frontline staff. Labor has lost control of the state’s Budget and is now slashing one of the most successful government agencies in the…