Farmers need real support, not empty gestures

Statement from Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack: Today’s announcement by ANZ to impose emissions reporting on a range of lenders including farmers, food and beverage, building, energy and transport sectors as a condition of lending is sheer virtue-signalling....

Regional schools renewal to boost COVID recovery

NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has welcomed a $120 million stimulus program from the NSW Nationals in the state government to help regional school capital improvement projects. Mr Saunders said the program will co-fund renovated and new facilities in...

Delivering for bushfire-affected communities

The NSW Nationals in the federal government have welcomed the $8.3 million investment to boost the resilience of communications networks in bushfire-prone areas of regional Australia. The funding, part of the $37.1 million Strengthening Telecommunications Against...

New round of VET scholarships open

Young Australians can now apply for a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications scholarship thanks to the NSW Nationals in the federal government. Round 3 of the Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians is open, offering up to $5000 a year...

Additional funding for Temora Showground

Temora Showground has received a further $120,970 under Round Two of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Showground Stimulus Package. NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke visited the showground to announce the funding, which will be used to...

Grazier’s stewardship welcomed by local Nationals

The NSW Nationals in the federal government made sure supporting Australia’s agriculture industry was a key part of the Budget, with an extra $14 million to reward landowners for good land stewardship and exploring soil carbon opportunities. Federal NSW Nationals...

Millions in funding for Skydiving Adventure Park

Tourists to the bushfire-impacted Macleay Valley will soon be able to test their limits at a new Skydiving Adventure Park thanks to the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the NSW Nationals in the state and federal governments. NSW Nationals Member for...

Vital funds flow for Tuncurry RFS

NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced a $20,000 grant for the Tuncurry Rural Fire Service. Mr Bromhead said this funding will be put towards installing vital drainage and expanding the parking space for RFS members. “When the bushfires...

Green light for redevelopment of Grafton Base Hospital

The NSW Nationals in the state government have honoured their commitment to the Clarence Valley by announcing funds to progress planning for the redevelopment of Grafton Base Hospital. Deputy Premier John Barilaro joined NSW Nationals Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis...

Nats in government invest in Lismore industry

Truck drivers travelling to and from businesses in the Lismore Industrial Precinct will have a faster and safer journey with new road and bridge infrastructure upgrades on the way thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Growing Local Economies fund. NSW...