Funding for safe and secure water in Casino

Richmond Valley Council will receive $80,000 to prepare a scoping study to determine a preferred option for securing an emergency raw water supply for Casino, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has announced. Mr Gulaptis said communities depended on access to clean...

Regional Seniors Travel Card pilot launched

Up to 80 Coffs Harbour seniors will be the first to try out the NSW Nationals in Government’s $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card from Thursday, January 23 ahead of applications opening statewide later this month. Deputy Premier John Barilaro said the new card would...

Nationals in Government co-ordinate bushfire cleanup

The NSW Nationals in Government will co-ordinate the clean-up of residential and commercial properties destroyed by bushfires this season, at no cost to owners, so they can start rebuilding and communities can begin healing. Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for...

Further support for bushfire-affected businesses

Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan has welcomed an additional $76 million from the Federal Nationals in Government to help the tourism industry recover and grants and tax-relief for businesses in areas worst-hit by bushfires. Grants for eligible businesses and non-profit...

Trains resume after devastating bushfires

Limited passenger and freight train services will resume along the Blue Mountains Line between Mount Victoria and Lithgow next week as the NSW Government continues work to restore critical infrastructure impacted by the bushfires. NSW Nationals Minister for Regional...

List your holiday home to help a neighbour

People who own holiday homes in bushfire-affected communities are being encouraged to list them with local real estate agents for rent, to increase the supply of accommodation available for those who have lost everything. The NSW Government can provide financial...

Premier appoints Barra as Minister for fire recovery

Deputy Premier and NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro will be the Minister responsible for disaster recovery, leading recovery efforts following the recent bushfires across NSW. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the unprecedented scale of the 2019/20 bushfire season...

Mental health support during bushfire crisis

The NSW Government is deploying teams of mental health clinicians to support people suffering from the bushfire crisis to help rebuild their lives. Minister for Mental Health Bronnie Taylor said specialist Bushfire Recovery Clinicians will work right across NSW to...

Further support for bushfire-affected regions

Federal Nationals Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan says the Government is providing an additional $100 million for primary producers worst-hit by bushfires. Farm, fish and forestry businesses will now be able to apply for up to $75,000 in grants to help pay for...

New helipad at Maclean District Hospital complete

The new helipad at Maclean District Hospital is now operational thanks to the NSW Nationals in Government. Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis said the completion of the new helipad will allow retrieval services to return to Maclean residents right on the hospital’s...