Gurmesh Singh

Repair and upgrade for iconic Coffs Harbour breakwall

NSW Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has announced a $500,000 upgrade to the harbour’s interior harbour breakwall will get underway shortly. Mr Singh said the maintenance and improvement work was being funded by the NSW Nationals in Government’s Coastal Infrastructure Program. “The Coastal Infrastructure Program helps repair and rebuild vital maritime assets along…

Nationals in Government win fight for better fuel security

Australia is establishing the first Government-owned oil reserves for domestic fuel security after years of campaigning from The Nationals. We are taking advantage of low world oil prices to invest $94 million and boost the nation’s long-term fuel security. At our 2018 Annual General Conference in Cowra, a motion to “hold in strategic reserves a…

New police to keep our regions safer

Regional NSW Police Districts have been allocated extra new officers, thanks to the efforts of the NSW Nationals in Government. Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis said the Coffs/Clarence and Richmond police districts, which cover his electorate, got an extra nine officers. “This is another instalment of the historic 1500 increase to the NSW Police Force…

Honouring their legacy

Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack says it is more important now than ever to honour our ANZACs and their spirit: ANZAC Day this year is unlike any other in living memory. And now, more than ever, we all need to invoke the spirit of our ANZACs. ANZAC Day is Australia’s most important…

More mobile black spots eliminated

More Australians living in regional and remote Australia will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Nationals in Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal Nationals Minister for Regional Communications Mark Coulton MP announced 182 new base stations will be delivered under Round 5, providing improved mobile…

Fresh lick of paint for major regional bridge

NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced the tender for painting Martin Bridge across the Manning River at Taree has been awarded to Eptec Services Pty Ltd by Transport for NSW. Mr Bromhead said the NSW Nationals in Government were funding the repainting project to maintain the structural integrity of Martin Bridge…

COVID-19 update – More masks, flu vaccines

Federal Nationals Regional Health Minister Mark Coulton says $52 million for rural COVID-19 aeromedical retrievals will help support our communities. It comes as the Government secures three million additional doses of seasonal influenza vaccines to protect Australians from the flu, in an effort to take the usual load off the health system during the pandemic.…

Sam Farraway MLC

Farraway gives voice to west in Government

NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway has been successfully putting the case for western NSW in Government, and has announced over $760,000 from the Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF) for the Bogan Shire Council’s Youth Centre in Nyngan and $612,212 for Orange. Mr Farraway said round 3 of the SCCF put community-based infrastructure and…