Major water investment for the Central West

The NSW Nationals in the state government have invested almost $57 million to complete critical water infrastructure projects for three communities in the Central West, as part of its emergency response to drought in regional NSW. NSW Nationals Water Minister Melinda Pavey said the three water security projects in Orange, Bathurst and Condobolin will receive…

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Qantas commits to keeping Moree-Sydney route open

NSW Nationals Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall has welcomed news that Qantas will continue to connect Moree with Sydney by air for another two years. “This is a major boost for businesses and tourism operators in the Moree district,” Mr Marshall said. “This announcement gives the Moree community continued certainty and security about its…

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Update from the Chairman

National Farmers Federation release Get Australia Growing report Australia’s peak agricultural body, the National Farmers Federation, has called for governments to “Get Australia Growing” out of the COVID-19 downturn. The 20-page document is framed around responding to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic but also touches on a number of themes that The Nationals would find familiar.…

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Millions secured to seal Caronga Peak Road

Bourke Shire Council will receive $4.6 million to seal Caronga Peak Road through funding delivered from the NSW Nationals in the state and federal government. NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway said that the improvement of local roads funded under the Fixing Local Roads Program was vital to better road safety for our regional…

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Nats in Government fixing local roads

Work to fix local roads will soon be underway across the Coolamon Shire thanks to a joint funding effort from the NSW Nationals in the state and federal governments. Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke announced funding for four projects which will share in $875,526 from the Fixing Local Roads program. “This is a fantastic boost…

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Grants to boost agriculture efforts

Small and medium-sized exporters across regional, rural and remote NSW will benefit from programs aimed at creating jobs, re-invigorating industry and supporting regional NSW including the $10,000 Exporter Assistance Grant. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the support program came at an important time with many businesses struggling due to drought and bushfires.…

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