rugby league

Knights $20 million Centre of Excellence officially opened

The ribbon has been officially cut on the Newcastle Knights’ new $20 million Centre of Excellence at District Park, Broadmeadow. The Centre provides an integrated world-class high-performance training, administration, and community facility for the identification, development, and fostering of rugby league talent in the Hunter. It includes three full-sized training fields, a state-of-the-art gym, multipurpose…

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First digger on site for UNE Tamworth

The University of New England’s second campus is a step closer following the signing of the funding deed between the university and the NSW Government. Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said $26.6 million from the NSW Government’s Growing Local Economies fund will help ensure economic and social benefits for the whole New England North…

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Boosting teacher numbers in the bush

More teachers are on their way to public school classrooms across NSW, particularly in the regions, with the next round of applications for two popular NSW government teaching programs opening today. The FASTstream and Mid-Career Transition to Teaching programs were first offered last year and the response was amazing. The FASTstream program received more than…

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New freight transport advisory council launched

Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway has launched the new NSW Freight Transport Advisory Council (FTAC). Mr Farraway said the new council would replace the Freight and Logistics Advisory Council (FLAC) and the Road Freight Industry Council (RFIC) and represent the entire freight chain across different transport modes with a single body.…

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New flood recovery centres open

Two pop-up Recovery Centres will open to flood-affected communities on the Central Coast today. Nationals Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience and Minister for Flood Recovery Steph Cooke said the Recovery Centres, located at Spencer and The Entrance, would assist communities transition from response into clean-up and recovery. “Recovering after a flood event is an…

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Targeted help for schools to succeed

All NSW public schools will benefit from high quality support aimed at improving educational outcomes for their students, with a strong focus on lifting reading and numeracy results. Nationals Minister for Education and Early Learning Sarah Mitchell said the targeted support, a central aspect of the School Success Model, means schools receive high impact programs…

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