Massive bridge over Clarence River almost complete

The final 168 tonne girder of a massive bridge over the Clarence River at Harwood has been installed as the Nationals continue to deliver safer roads. Federal Nationals Leader, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack, said...

Union bullies setting Labor’s agenda

  Reports in the national media of Union heavyweights attempting to bully the Labor Party into carrying out their agenda should concern all Australians. This week Bill Shorten made a secret speech to the ACTU, releasing only a transcript to media about what went on...

Grants on offer for Seniors Festival Events

  The Nationals in Government want the community to help celebrate the role seniors play, during next year’s Seniors Week Festival. We’re encouraging local councils and community organisations to apply for a 2019 NSW Seniors Festival grant. Seniors are some of...

Vital upgrade for Newell Highway complete

  The creation of a major heavy vehicle route linking the Newell Highway to busy grain handling facilities at Wirrinya, south-west of Parkes, is now complete. Federal Nationals Leader, Deputy Prime Minister and local Member for Riverina Michael McCormack said the...

Steph Cooke delivers funding for Hilltops Council

  NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke today announced $2.67 million to honour a promise to the residents of the Hilltops region. A shortfall in costs was identified after the successful amalgamation of Young, Boorowa and Harden councils into Hilltops...

Free freight for regional food charities

  NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro has announced $630,000 to help country charities distribute food to the needy. The Acting Premier and Minister for Regional NSW, Small Business and Skills John Barilaro announced the funding commitment at a gathering of Foodbank’s...

Jobs and training with Inland Rail’s ‘One-Stop-Shop’

  The Nationals in Government have established a “One-Stop-Shop” to boost jobs and training along the Inland Rail route. Federal Nationals Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the Inland Rail would be a significant boost for country...

Barilaro honours promise to small businesses

  NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro has announced financial assistance for small businesses left out of pocket by the collapse of a Government contractor. The Acting Premier, who also serves as Minister for Regional NSW and Minister for Small Business, met with small...

Tourism Minister backs lake upgrades

  NSW Tourism Minister and Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall has thrown his support behind local plans for Lake Inverell. Mr Marshall said Inverell Shire Council had developed a major upgrade project worth almost $882,000 to improve existing ageing facilities at...

Candidate Curtin a champion of change

   Austin Curtin, the NSW Nationals candidate for Lismore, is already proving himself as a positive force in the community. Communities across northern NSW were hit by devastating floodwaters last year as a result of Cyclone Debbie, which dumped more than 600mm of...