Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke visited Narrandera Golf Club today to see how work is progressing on the installation of a new irrigation system. The project received $475,000 from the Stronger Country Communities Fund and $186,000 from the Infrastructure Grants program in February, and work is now well underway. “We’ve got a new irrigation system…Details
Regional families will receive even more support with the Nationals in Government announcing a further round of funding for Early Childhood and Education services – part of a $755 million boost to support regional areas experiencing the State’s worst drought on record. Deputy Premier and NSW Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro said a further…Details
Regional communities need access to the very best mobile phone and internet services; it’s essential digital infrastructure for homes, businesses and emergency services. That’s why the Nationals in Government have allocated $400 million over the next four years to significantly improve data services throughout the regions, including the development of a data hub at Dubbo.…Details
The NSW Nationals have a new Senator for the next six years, and the bush has a tough fighter on its side. Perin Davey, a no-nonsense country woman from the Riverina, has been elected as a NSW Senator after the distribution of preferences by the Australian Electoral Commission. This great result comes after a hard-fought…Details
Communities suffering under severe drought conditions will benefit from accelerated funding for critical town water projects, as well as other shovel-ready infrastructure projects. Shovel-ready projects that could be funded include regional airport upgrades, activation of industrial lands and CBD revitalisation projects. The Nationals in Government have committed to a $170 million Drought Infrastructure Package that…Details
This year, both elections were named by many analysts as “polls on energy and emissions policy”.
Perhaps as no surprise to many, the real solution that seems to tick every box was hardly raised at all.
That solution is, of course, nuclear power.Details
The Nationals in Government’s Regional Rail Fleet Project will open the door to new opportunities for local businesses and suppliers, as well as creating hundreds of jobs in regional communities. NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said industry briefings for the project were held on Monday, May 27, led by Momentum Trains, with more…Details
The Federal Nationals have been returned to Government after a hard-fought campaign thanks to the tireless work of our members and supporters. This incredible result is because of the long hours spent on pre-poll, handing out how-to-vote cards across the State. It’s due to all the people who got up at the crack of dawn…Details
NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has announced the approval of a new $130 million solar facility to be built near West Wyalong, paving the way for construction to begin. Ms Cooke said the 100 megawatt solar farm will generate up to 150 jobs during its construction, and create clean, renewable energy to power…Details
The Nationals want to help more young people overcome one of the biggest barriers to home ownership: The 20 per cent deposit. Saving a deposit for your first home can be a real struggle, and a lot of potential homeowners are missing out. Most banks and lenders require a minimum 20 per cent deposit or…Details