Mice plague rebates backdated

The NSW Nationals in the state government have announced the rebate programme for mice baits will be backdated to February. Deputy Premier John Barilaro said backdating the program will help regional families that were impacted by mice earlier this year and will ease the financial pressure farmers and small businesses are currently facing. “By extending…

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Mental health boost for NSW workplaces

SafeWork NSW’s Mentally Healthy Workplaces Strategy has been relaunched in a bid to improve workplace mental health in response to the changes brought about by COVID-19. Nationals Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson said the redesigned strategy is focused on helping every type of business become mentally healthy. “SafeWork has already done a fantastic job…

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Major boost to Wagga Wagga special activation precinct

The Nationals in the NSW Government have committed a further $137 million to drive economic growth and prosperity through the Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct. The 4500-hectare precinct capitalises on Wagga Wagga’s location as NSW’s southern gateway while being central to Australia’s richest food and agricultural region, the Riverina. It will target businesses in freight…

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Cootamundra community palliative care unit opens

The Cootamundra community now has more choice in end-of-life care, with the opening of a new palliative care unit. The unit has been funded by Adina Care, a community organisation run by a volunteer board of directors, and the Cootamundra Rotary Club. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke joined representatives from Adina Care, Cootamundra Rotary,…

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