NSW to halve homelessness by 2025

Regional areas are set to benefit from the Nationals in Government’s commitment to halve street homelessness across the state by 2025. The Nationals in Government have signed an agreement to join the fight against street homelessness and set a ground-breaking target...

Contracts signed for $1.26 billion regional rail fleet

The NSW Nationals have signed a contract with Momentum Trains for the $2.8 billion project to design, build, finance and maintain the new regional rail fleet, along with a new purpose-built maintenance facility in Dubbo to help stimulate regional economies. Deputy...

Big win for families with expanded Active Kids program

The hugely popular Active Kids program will be doubled this year with two $100 vouchers available in one calendar year to help families with the cost of living and encourage children to play more sport all year round. The expansion of the Active Kids program means...

Extra palliative care nurses for regional NSW

Nationals in Government to provide 100 extra palliative care nurses for NSW. The Nationals in Government will invest $51 million to hire an additional 100 palliative care nurses, refurbish palliative care facilities across the State and invest in innovative digital...

Mental health support for all public high schools

Mental health professional and student support officer at every NSW high school. The Nationals in Government will provide every NSW public high school in Regional NSW with two dedicated mental health experts and access to a team of specialist psychologists. The most...

Victory for dairy farmers as milk price war ends

The NSW Nationals warmly welcome the news that Woolworths has effectively ended sales of its $1 milk, marking the end of an eight-year major supermarket price war that has hurt our farmers. While Coles and Aldi have refused to follow suit so far, a growing number of...

8300 extra nurses, midwives, doctors and health support staff

Largest health workforce boost in history. The Nationals in Government will undertake the largest ever health and allied health workforce boost, recruiting 8300 additional workers over four years. The Nationals will invest $2.8 billion to recruit thousands of nurses,...

A clearer future: 10,000 additional cataract surgeries

Nationals to deliver thousands of cataract surgeries and shorter waiting times. About 10,000 additional people living in NSW will have their eyesight restored thanks to a $31 million investment by the Nationals in Government. An additional 46 clinical staff including...

Tenants in Murray supported to stay safely in housing

t-risk social housing tenants in Murray will be the first in the state to receive intensive and tailored support as part of a new NSW Government program to help keep people in housing and prevent them sleeping rough. Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward and Member...

Roads funding for Balranald Shire Council – Drought Relief

Balranald Shire Council will receive much needed funds to support the increased movement of stock, feed and water as part of the drought relief package from the NSW Government. Member for Murray Austin Evans said Balranald Shire Council will use the NSW Government...