$2.8 million in grants to bring local heritage to life

A new round of grants under the NSW Government’s Heritage Near Me program will see $2.8 million directed towards projects to protect unique local heritage around the state, and heritage managers or owners in the region are encouraged to apply, Member for Dubbo, Troy...

Franchise industry to be scrutinised by Parliament

The business relationship between franchisees and franchisors is to be investigated by a Federal parliamentary committee.  A notice of motion successfully moved by Nationals Senator for New South Wales John Williams has authorised the Parliamentary Joint Committee on...

New nurses for our kids down south

There are few things more important than the health and wellbeing of our future generation. Now, those from Cooma and Tumut will have access to a new school nurse to help identify the needs of our kids and respond care and appropriate services. The new addition is...

Sir Earle Page Memorial Trust Scholarship

A founder of the Country Party, Sir Earle Page was Australia’s 11th Prime Minister and one of our Party’s standouts. In honour of his legacy, the Sir Earle Page Memorial Trust Lecture was born with proceeds to be awarded as a scholarship to a country student carrying...

Free TAFE courses for small businesses

A record win for our small businesses was made this week, with our Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills and Small Business, John Barilaro along with our Assistant Minister for Skills, Adam Marshall announcing owners and staff now have access to free business skills...

Young Nats head to Lismore

Young Nats are getting together again this year, this time heading to the Northern Rivers town of Lismore to debate and discuss policy they hope to take to Annual General Conference in Cowra. Young Nationals Conference is open to any NSW Nationals member under the age...

Drought-Assistance for our farmers

With a quarter of the state now heavily effected by or experiencing conditions approaching drought the Government is stepping up its support. The new Drought Transport Fund promises to aid NSW primary producers through tough dry conditions with the announcement of...