Statement by Melinda Pavey MP

After eight years as your local Member for Oxley, which followed 12 years in the NSW Upper House, I have decided it’s time to leave the NSW Parliament. I will not be recontesting the 2023 NSW State election. I’d like to thank you all for your support – it’s been a privilege to represent you.…

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Live Traffic updates expanded in the regions

Real time traffic information will soon be available for motorists using local roads across 22 regional Local Government Areas (LGAs). Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway said the NSW Government is expanding the Live Traffic NSW website and app to provide more reliable information to drivers, especially during emergencies like bushfires or…

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Almond pollination season underway

More than 90 beekeepers and their 80,000 hives have moved to Griffith to help pollinate the state’s $500 million almond crop as new measures roll out to protect the industry from Varroa mite. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Dugald Saunders said the NSW Government acted early to contain the spread of Varroa mite while allowing the…

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Community feedback fine-tuning Gunnedah hospital

The community has had its say on the concept design for the $53 million Gunnedah Hospital redevelopment, with the feedback continuing to fine-tune plans for the project. The release of the concept design consultation report follows confirmation the upgraded facility will deliver 54 spaces to provide care, including six new chairs for chemotherapy and renal…

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Nats delivering better country roads

The NSW Nationals in the state government are encouraging councils to apply for the latest round of the Fixing Country Roads program to help enhance the productivity of the state’s farming, manufacturing and freight sectors. Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Dave Layzell said better roads lead to stronger local economies, stronger employment opportunities – particularly…

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