Coronavirus clinic opens in Wagga Wagga

The first rural GP-led COVID-19 respiratory clinic in New South Wales has officially opened in Wagga Wagga. Deputy Prime Minister Federal Nationals Member for Riverina Michael McCormack said the new respiratory clinic was part of the Government’s $2.4 billion health package to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. “Wagga Wagga is a health hub for the…

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Tax deductions for those working from home

Many Australians now working from home will find things a little easier at tax time thanks to the Nationals in Government. Federal Nationals Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomed temporary arrangements announced by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) that will make it easier for Australians to claim deductions for working from home due to COVID-19.…

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New emergency measures to protect tenants

Residential tenants and landlords facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will receive increased support and greater certainty from the NSW Nationals in Government’s new temporary rental measures. The six-month support package includes a moratorium on applications for forced evictions due to rental arrears for those financially disadvantaged by the pandemic, and new…

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Rebuilding boundary fences destroyed by bushfires

The NSW Nationals in Government have committed $209 million to support landholders to rebuild essential boundary fences destroyed by recent bushfires. The new ‘Supporting Our Neighbours Project’ will help cover the cost of rebuilding boundary fences shared by private and public land managers, while supporting local farmers and businesses to recover. Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall…

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