Signed, sealed, delivered – major upgrade to begin

The upgrade and sealing of Bowlers Lane will boost heavy truck productivity and safety to Tamworth’s important industrial estate in a project worth $1.81 million. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the renovation of the 2.39 kilometre stretch of road between the Oxley Highway and Wallamore Road will provide a more efficient access…

Responding to the Coronavirus

State and Federal Governments are continuing to respond to the developing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. The newly-formed National Cabinet has been established to manage Australia’s response to COVID-19, and will continue to meet to discuss these public health issues and the appropriate responses going forward. Expert advice It is important that people take advice from official…

Nationals in Government making school cool

Students at Geurie Public School will benefit from the NSW Nationals in Government’s infrastructure investment this year. Member for the Dubbo Electorate Dugald Saunders said more than $50,000 worth of works had been carried out at the school through a joint-funded project with the school community. Works included a new storage shed for sports equipment…

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Federal funding to fix dangerous black spots

A total of 147 dangerous crash sites across New South Wales will become safer under the latest round of the Federal Nationals in Government’s Black Spot Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the state would receive $50.6 million under the Black Spot Program’s 2020-21 funding round.…

Permanent pipeline pump primes Tamworth economy

More than 16.5km of a new permanent pipeline eliminating water losses between Chaffey Dam to Tamworth is now in the ground with the $39 million project providing a solid stimulus to local businesses and workers. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the project, which is 80 percent complete, has injected more than $1.3…

Nats in Government backing bushfire-affected business

As of next week, small businesses across the Mid Coast and Port Macquarie – Hastings council areas who were significantly affected by the 2019-20 bushfire crisis will have easy access to new disaster recovery funding. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie said grants worth $10,000 will be available to small businesses as part…

Trucks continue to do the heavy lifting

Working safely and getting drivers home in one piece is a key focus of NSW Nationals Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson. Mr Anderson gave the opening address to the Livestock, Bulk and Rural Carriers Association NSW Annual Conference at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre and said…

Nuclear discussion draws attention

Members may have seen news reports this week about the NSW Nationals supporting the use of nuclear power. On Wednesday, the NSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on State Development delivered Report No. 46 — Uranium Mining and Nuclear Facilities (Prohibitions) Repeal Bill 2019. This cross-party inquiry into nuclear energy recommended the removal of a prohibition…