It’s official: Sam Farraway joins the Upper House

A Bathurst-based small businessman and longtime NSW Nationals Member, Sam Farraway has been selected by a joint sitting of the NSW Parliament to fill a casual vacancy in the Legislative Council. Mr Farraway replaced former MLC and Nationals Deputy Leader, the Hon....

Bulahdelah win big in Crown Reserves funding

NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has celebrated over $350,000 in funding from the Crown Reserves Improvement Fund for four projects across the Myall Lakes. The fund supports Crown reserve managers by providing funding for repairs and maintenance...

Labor sells out farmers by opposing trespass laws

The historic Right to Farm Bill has passed the Legislative Assembly, despite Labor’s best efforts to protect vegan vigilantes. Shadow Minister for Primary Industries Jenny Aitchinson and NSW Labor sold out and betrayed rural communities by opposing the Bill,...

Nats in Government boost Farm Household Allowance

The Federal Nationals in Government have introduced improvements to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) to help more farmers through periods of hardship. It is the next step in responding to the independent review of FHA which will see more than 30,000 farmers able to...

Better Boating Future For Coastal Regions

NSW Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest has announced Tweed Shire Council, community groups and industry in the Tweed community are eligible to apply for a share of $28 million of funding to improve maritime facilities as part of the third round of the Boating...

Nationals To Introduce Bill To Fast-Track Dam Building

NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has welcomed historic legislation to facilitate declared emergency drought works and fast-track the construction of new dams across drought-stricken regional NSW. Mr Saunders said this legislation would truncate processes...

NSW Nationals Turn 100 | Photos

Our year of Centenary Celebrations kicked off with a gala dinner at the Sydney Cricket Ground last weekend. If you had your photo taken at the event, please email info@nswnationals.org.au and our team will send you a digital...

Funding Boost For Lifeline Central West

The Central West’s most vulnerable tenants and homeowners will receive greater support thanks to a funding boost from the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Deputy Leader and Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said Lifeline Central West will continue to provide vital...

Niall Blair Farewells Parliament

Long-serving National Niall Blair made his farewell to Parliament on Tuesday night, thanking those who had helped him throughout the years. Mr Blair not only served as a State Chairman of the NSW Nationals from 2012-2014, he was also a Deputy Leader of the Party,...

Gunnedah’s Digital Horizons Broadened By Nationals

Gunnedah residents and businesses will be invited to share their views on digital connectivity at two community consultation events in early November as part of a commitment to bridge the digital divide between metropolitan and regional NSW. NSW Nationals Member for...