New animal rehoming centre for Bathurst

A NSW Nationals in Government grant is set to help usher in a new era for the management of companion animals in the Bathurst Region. NSW Nationals Bathurst MP Paul Toole said the $166,519 Stronger Country Communities Fund grant was for Bathurst Regional Council to construct a new animal shelter in the city. The project…

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Vinnies helps Dubbo to Return and Earn

Less than nine months after opening its doors, the Vinnies Return and Earn Bulk Container Deposit Centre in Dubbo has processed more than seven million bottles, cans and containers for recycling. NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders congratulated the team operating the Dubbo facility, as well as the local community, for reaching the impressive…

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Major road project opens in Orange

The first vehicles have driven over the new Southern Feeder Road’s railway overpass bridge in the Central West thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway was there to cut the ribbon and said the $18.4 million dollar project had received significant support and contribution from the NSW Government with…

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Mark Coulton

Rural health remains strong focus for Government

Rural communities and the rural health workforce will continue to have an independent advocate following the Australian Government’s announcement to continue and extend the Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner. The Office will take a broader approach to rural health, and will help deliver the Government’s key reforms and targeted rural health priorities to…

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Nats in Government light up Bathurst training grounds

Sporting organisations in Bathurst have shared in $4.6 million of grants to purchase equipment, improve facilities and increase participation opportunities. NSW Nationals Deputy Leader and Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said the grants would assist local sporting organisations as COVID-19 restrictions slowly ease, with Bathurst District Football being one of the worthy recipients. “Soccer is…

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Local businesses needed for Dungowan Dam

Local construction businesses can now register their interest to help build the $480 million Dungowan Dam and Pipeline project through a new online WaterNSW portal aimed at increasing local involvement. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson welcomed the announcement of a new business portal and was extremely excited by the local opportunities presented by…

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Michael McCormack

Building Better Regions with 163 new projects

Drought-affected regional communities across Australia will benefit from 163 new local infrastructure and community projects as part of a $207 million investment under Round 4 of the Federal Nationals in Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack said this funding injection comes at a critical time…

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Trangie Tennis Club to shine bright

The big serves and deft volleys of Trangie’s tennis players will be on show under lights thanks to funding secured by NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders. The Trangie Community Tennis Club has been granted $12,874 from the Local Sports Grants Program, which will allow for the installation of new lighting, as well as…

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