Strengthening communities in the Parkes electorate

Nationals Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, has congratulated six organisations in his electorate that have received funding under the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s (FRRR) Strengthening Rural Communities program. Mr Coulton said RiverSmart Australia Limited, Coonamble Golf Club Limited, and Moree Plains Shire Council have each been awarded grants under the Commonwealth-funded Rebuilding Regional…

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Minns Labor Government lets women down

The NSW Nationals have called out the Minns Labor Government for voting down new legislation that would strengthen the bail act to improve safety for victims of family and domestic violence. The Bail Amendment (Serious Personal Violence and Electronic Monitoring) Bill 2024 was introduced to Parliament this week but was not supported by the Labor…

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Nationals launch petition to scrap Labor’s fresh food tax on industry’s day of action

The Nationals are standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Australian farmers to fight Labor’s fresh food tax, which will hurt families and farmers amid a cost-of-living crisis. A new petition, Stop the Fresh Food Tax, https://www.stopthefreshfoodtax.com/#action, is being launched by The Nationals today to coincide with industry’s ‘day of action’ to scrap the tax. Nationals Leader David Littleproud…

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$1.7 million Cootamundra electorate sporting boost

Photo: Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke MP, with members of the Ganmain Grong Grong Matong Lions Senior & Junior Football Netball Club Kendra Kerrisk, Jason Hamblin, Bron Hatty, Warwick Smith, Guy Purcell, and Alexander Patterson Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has announced an investment of more than $1.7 million for the Ganmain Grong…

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Prime Minister’s breathtaking hypocrisy in pretending to support our farmers

Nationals Leader David Littleproud says Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Agriculture Minister Murray Watt’s announcement of $519 million in Future Drought Fund programs is nothing new and something Labor originally opposed. Mr Littleproud said the Prime Minister has simply announced an extension of an existing program that Labor initially voted against in February 2019. “This…

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