Nats deliver record school building program

Thousands of students across NSW are settling into new classrooms and learning facilities for the first time today as more school upgrades have been completed for the start of Term 4. Six schools are the latest to benefit from the NSW Government’s multi-billion school building program, including Monaro High School. Nationals Minister for Education and…

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More time for teachers to prepare

NSW teachers will be given more time than ever to prepare high quality lessons under plans to support teachers roll out the changes to the new school curriculum. The additional curriculum release time is on top of the existing weekly release time from face-to-face teaching provided to all NSW public school teachers. Nationals Minister for…

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Surf’s up for Myall Lakes

Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) clubs in the Myall Lakes are set to benefit from more than $5 million to help the upgrade, restoration and construction of surf life saving facilities, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Surf Club Facility Program. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead, said the NSW Government…

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New rules to boost agritourism

More farmers across NSW will soon be swinging their gates open to visitors, thanks to a new policy that makes it easier to set up agritourism opportunities. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole has released the government’s final agritourism policy aimed at helping diversified farm businesses thrive. “We’re making it cheaper and…

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Disaster assistance for flood-impacted communities

Jointly funded disaster assistance is now available to 27 local government areas (LGAs) following severe flooding across NSW which began on September 14. The LGAs are: Blayney, Bogan, Bourke, Brewarrina, Cabonne, Cowra, Dubbo, Edward River, Forbes, Gilgandra, Glen Innes Severn, Greater Hume, Gunnedah, Gwydir, Lachlan, Lithgow, Liverpool Plains, Moree Plains, Mid-Western, Narrabri, Narromine, Tamworth, Upper…

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