Sleepbus on the way for Taree

Nationals’ Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead, is pleased to announce he’s been able to secure funding of $65,000 for the Rotary Club of Taree North to enable them to purchase a Sleepbus. The funding, provided by the NSW Nationals, will complement the $35,000 that the Rotary Club has raised throughout the community. Having reached…

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$1.5 million boost for regional event funding

Eventgoers across the country will soon be experiencing more of regional NSW thanks to the opening of the NSW Nationals’ Regional Event Fund. Nationals Minister for Tourism Ben Franklin said events and festivals were vitally important to the visitor economy, with regional communities and event organisers now able to tap into a funding pool worth…

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Taree Showground to be upgraded

The Taree Showground will be upgraded thanks to a significant investment from the NSW Nationals. Nationals’ Minister for Lands and Water Kevin Anderson said the government will invest more than $158,000 to upgrade infrastructure and improve the showground’s ability to service the community of Taree. “This funding provided by the NSW Nationals will be used…

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Landmark program secures more regional housing

More affordable homes will be available for people in regional NSW thanks to a major new housing reform package from the NSW Nationals in government. Nationals’ Minister for Lands and Water Kevin Anderson said the program will identify suitable Crown land across the state to rezone and activate for additional housing, starting with 615 hectares…

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New ambulance station for Jindabyne

Nationals’ Member for Monaro Nichole Overall has confirmed that Jindabyne will be home to a brand new ambulance station, as part of the $232 million Rural Ambulance Infrastructure Reconfiguration Program. Mrs Overall said this new station will make a huge difference for the local community. “The Snowy Mountains is a growing area that sees the…

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Delivering for Woodburn SES

Nationals’ candidate for Clarence, Richie Williamson, was on hand to welcome the handover of keys to a new $400,000 rescue vehicle and trailer to volunteers of the Woodburn SES Unit by Nationals Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience and Minister for Flood Recovery, Steph Cooke. Mr Williamson said the new vehicle and trailer were the…

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Build back better in Upper Hunter

Dave Layzell and Maitland Mayor Cr Philip Penfold at Melville Ford Bridge, Melville. 12 projects will roll out across the Upper Hunter Electorate under a $312.5 million boost to rebuild damaged roads and transport infrastructure to better withstand future natural disasters across northern NSW. Nationals’ Member for Upper Hunter Dave Layzell said the first-of-its-kind Regional…

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Young hospital’s new CT scanner

Patients at Young District Hospital are benefitting from the installation of a new cutting-edge CT scanner thanks to a $1 million investment from the NSW Nationals. The installation of the new CT scanner is offering emergency and inpatient services for Young and surrounding hospitals. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has visited Young District Hospital to inspect the new CT scanner and…

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