Showground upgrade to help during pandemic

NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has visited Weethalle Showground to celebrate $144,108 in recent funding. The funding, granted as part of the NSW Nationals in Government’s COVID-19 stimulus package, will refurbish the kitchen, install outdoor seating and bring power to the recreation ground. Mark Booker, President of Weethalle Show Society Incorporated, said that…

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Truck wash upgrade saves water and cuts costs

NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen has welcomed upgrades to the truck wash at Scone’s Regional Livestock Selling Centre, which will allow waste to be recycled on site, reducing environmental impacts and keeping livestock loads on the move. The Fixing Country Truck Washes program plays an important role in ensuring the safety and…

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Resources for Regions pumps funding into Gunnedah

Round Seven of the Resources for Regions program will pump $1,430,305 into Gunnedah Shire Council as well as acknowledging the contribution mining makes to the economy of the region. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the funding announcement was great news for the local community and Gunnedah Council’s strategic plans for improving the…

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Bulahdelah prepares for next bushfire season

Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has welcomed the NSW Nationals in Government’s commitment to ensure the safety of communities from bushfires following the announcement of a new State Mitigation Crew for Bulahdelah. On top of a record firefighting budget, the crew is part of a $10.7 million investment to fast track the State’s hazard…

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Supporting the women of NSW

NSW Nationals Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor discusses the challenges rural and regional women face during drought, bushfire and pandemic. We know it has been an incredibly challenging time for everyone across NSW, with so many doing it tough dealing with the impacts of drought, bushfires and now the COVID-19 pandemic on their families, businesses…

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Rebuilding relief for primary producers

Four new initiatives to support the forestry industry, wine producers and apple growers hit by the bushfires and the effects of COVID-19 are set to form a major plank in the rebuilding effort in communities across Australia. The $86 million worth of new targeted grants will support some of Australia’s hardest-hit primary producers. This is…

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