Concept design unveiled for next stage of Muswellbrook Hospital redevelopment

The concept design for the $45 million third stage of the Muswellbrook Hospital redevelopment has been unveiled, providing the local community with its first look at the enhanced health facility. Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Dave Layzell said the project builds on significant redevelopments already delivered at the hospital, consolidating all acute clinical services into…

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Annual General Conference is back!

Leaders past and present come together in Port Macquarie as the NSW Nationals hold their first Annual General Conference since 2019. New federal Leader David Littleproud was joined by former leaders Barnaby Joyce, Michael McCormack, and the Hon Ian Sinclair. Mr Sinclair was the Deputy Leader of the federal Parliamentary Country Party from 1971 to…

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Nine Myall Lakes projects funded under record $180 million coast and estuary investment

The Myall Lakes will benefit from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $180 million commitment to fund projects that protect the state’s iconic coast and estuaries and support stronger coastal communities and industries. The record investment will cover the final six years of the 10-year Marine Estate Management Strategy in the 2022-23 Budget. Nationals…

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Big Bonanza for Coffs

The Big Bonanza festival, to be held for the first time on the Coffs Coast in November, will now be even bigger thanks to $200,000 in funding from the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said he is pleased the Festival organiser, Gig Big, has received this significant…

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Game on for local sporting clubs

Local sporting clubs in the Tamworth region are looking forward to welcoming new members after receiving funding for new equipment, programs and facilities to get more people involved in sport. The NSW Nationals in the state government’s Local Sport Grant Program has awarded grants to nine local sporting organisations. $50,000 has been shared between the…

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883 million more reasons to work in the bush

The NSW Nationals in the state government will implement a major regional health workforce incentive scheme in the largest shakeup of its kind ever undertaken in the state. The scheme will be delivered alongside new training and recruitment pathways to build a pipeline of regionally based workers and futureproof healthcare in the bush. Deputy Premier…

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The Hon. Sarah Mitchell update

My focus so far this year has been on reducing the equity gap that exists between metropolitan schools and schools in regional and remote areas. As someone who was proudly educated in the regions, it has been a pleasure to see the delivery of our Regional Access Gap Program. I visited the Murray electorate in…

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