NSW say Basin Plan finally a deal for all

The NSW Government has today finalised negotiations on the Murray Darling Basin Plan, marking a historic day for Basin communities. Minister for Regional Water, Niall Blair said today is the most significant step forward in delivery of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan...

Inland Rail Dream Becomes Reality

With the first sod of the Inland Rail project officially turned near Parkes on Thursday, local Federal Nationals MP Mark Coulton was pleased to see the nation-building project kickstarted. “Today is a very special milestone signifying the commencement of works on the...

Nationals Secure $23 Million For Council Roadworks

Federal Nationals Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker has announced $23 million for council works under the Commonwealth’s popular and long-running Roads to Recovery program. Mr Hartsuyker said that since it started in 2000, Roads to Recovery had become an ever-more...

Nationals In Government Help Protect Floodplains

Residents of Barellan in the NSW Riverina will be better protected from flood risks thanks to $77,000 in grant funding from the Nationals in Government, thanks to Cootamundra MP Steph Cooke. Ms Cooke said Narrandera Shire Council had been awarded the grant that would...

Myall Lakes Schools Reap Rewards

NSW Nationals’ Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced an investment of $3.8 million on school maintenance across his electorate. Mr Bromhead said this investment will ensure that every student, in every school, has an equal opportunity to achieve...

Dairy Industry Inquiry Findings Released

Wagga Wagga-based Nationals MLC Wes Fang has welcomed the findings of the Legislative Council report into the sustainability of the dairy industry in NSW. “I was pleased to participate in this Inquiry as for too long, our dairy farmers have not been receiving their...

Bara’s Backing Our SES Volunteers

One of Queanbeyan’s most vital organisations has today received a helping hand from the Nationals in Government, with Member for Monaro and Deputy Premier John Barilaro announcing $30,000 for the local State Emergency Service (SES) Unit. Mr Barilaro joined with SES...

Road Seals Local Job Security

The jobs at Mountain Blue Farms, Mara Seeds, Mara Global Foods, Riverbend Pork and Yulgilbar Santa Gertrudis Stud have been assured with the announcement of a $7 million upgrade of the Clarence Way thanks to Federal Nationals MP Kevin Hogan. “These companies turnover...

Green Light For Iluka Ambulance Station

The Nationals in Government have committed to building an ambulance station at Iluka after a strong grassroots campaign to win support for the new facility. Deputy Premier John Barilaro and NSW Nationals Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis announced plans for the...

Better Housing Opportunities For Aboriginal People in Far West

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Sarah Mitchell has welcomed a new joint decision-making agreement between the NSW Government and the Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly that will improve social housing options for Aboriginal people across the region. The agreement,...