New country rail headquarters open in Orange

UGL Regional Linx’s (UGLRL) new headquarters in Orange has been officially opened by Acting Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole and Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway. Mr Toole said UGLRL is delivering on its promise for a new regional head office and purpose-built Network Control Centre as part of…

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NSW Seniors Festival underway

Seniors throughout the Cootamundra Electorate are encouraged to get out and join in local activities while reconnecting with their community during this year’s NSW Seniors Festival which starts today – Friday, March 25 – and runs until Sunday, April 3. More than 90 community organisations and councils across the state will host events in the…

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Have your say about your child’s education

Parents, carers, and educators are invited to take part in the consultation process for the Department of Education’s Parent and Carers Engagement Framework. The Parent and Carer Engagement Framework will outline how the education sector can work more closely with parents and carers to improve student outcomes. Nationals Minister for Education and Early Learning Sarah…

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Applications open for flood rental support payments

Applications are now open for Flood Recovery Rental Support payments of up to $18,000 to help flood-affected residents in highly-impacted areas with the costs of short-term rental accommodation. Acting Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the one-off lump payments were part of the NSW Government’s $285 million Temporary Housing Support package. “This…

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Further scholarship round for regional study

Another round of the successful program which offers students $15,000 a year to study and live in regional Australia will be funded by the NSW Nationals in the federal government. The Destination Australia Program will provide more opportunities for domestic and international students to study in regional centres in 2023. From May 26, 2022, eligible…

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