Regional Rail Supports Regional Jobs

The Nationals in Government’s Regional Rail Fleet Project will open the door to new opportunities for local businesses and suppliers, as well as creating hundreds of jobs in regional communities. NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said industry briefings for the project were held on Monday, May 27, led by Momentum Trains, with more…

Federal Nationals Returned To Government

The Federal Nationals have been returned to Government after a hard-fought campaign thanks to the tireless work of our members and supporters. This incredible result is because of the long hours spent on pre-poll, handing out how-to-vote cards across the State. It’s due to all the people who got up at the crack of dawn…

Nationals Announce Approval Of Solar Farm

NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has announced the approval of a new $130 million solar facility to be built near West Wyalong, paving the way for construction to begin. Ms Cooke said the 100 megawatt solar farm will generate up to 150 jobs during its construction, and create clean, renewable energy to power…

More Drought Relief Thanks To The Nationals

The Nationals in Government are standing by our farmers and our rural and regional communities affected by drought. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Nationals Leader Michael McCormack announced further measures worth $57.4 million to ensure farmers, their families and communities get the support they need as the drought continues. “We have made drought a national…

Nationals Help Kids Learn The Value Of Farming

The Nationals in Government have announced a multi-million dollar package to help educate children about agriculture and food production. Federal Nationals Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said it was important to invest in teaching young people about where their food came from. “Too many of our young Australians don’t understand where their food…

Common-Sense Approach From Nats In Government

Drought-affected farmers and businesses in the regions will first and foremost be on the agenda for new Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation and NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson. Mr Anderson said his electorate office had been inundated with complaints about a cumbersome, clunky application process for drought support and assistance that took…

Election Victory For NSW Nationals

The NSW Nationals have been returned to Government, with swings toward the Party in many electorates. Unfortunately, three seats were lost following a hard fought campaign. Deputy Premier and NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro recorded a massive swing towards him in his electorate of Monaro, where he won every booth and made this once-marginal seat…