Statement by Chris Gulaptis MP

I have made the exceptionally difficult decision not to seek re-election for the seat of Clarence at the next State election in March 2023. I have had the incredible privilege of serving the Clarence electorate as a Nationals MP for almost 11 years. I have served under four Premiers and four leaders of the NSW…

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Toormina Oval’s Sports Facilities Officially Opened

The new accessible female change rooms, storage spaces and accessible pathways at Toormina Oval have been officially opened by Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh and Coffs Harbour City Council Mayor Councillor Paul Amos. Council contributed $408,000 to the project while the NSW Nationals in the state government provided $215,823 through the Stronger Country…

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Remembering our Vietnam Veterans

Almost 60,000 Australians served during the Vietnam War. Today, on the anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, we honour those brave Australians who either lost their lives or returned home and still carry the scars of this conflict. The Vietnam War was Australia’s longest conflict of the 20th Century. Our first troops arrived in…

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Millions to unlock new homes in Mid-Western Region

Thousands of additional homes are set to be unlocked in the Mid-Western Region thanks to a $2.5 million partnership between the state and local governments. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has announced $1.4 million from the NSW Government’s Regional Housing Fund to help Mid-Western Regional Council (MWRC) deliver housing now and into the future.…

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Coffs Harbour Bypass a step closer

The Coffs Harbour Bypass is a step closer to major construction work starting with engineering firm Quickway about to undertake close to $50 million in utility works. Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway said the recent awarding of the contract meant vital work in the Korora section, to the north of Coffs,…

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Release of independent flood inquiry report

The NSW Government has today released and responded to the 28 recommendations of the independent Flood Inquiry, commissioned in response to the major floods earlier this year. The Inquiry received 1,494 submissions and held 144 meetings with stakeholders, including face-to-face and online community forums in Lismore, Tumbulgum and Mullumbimby, as well as the Clarence and…

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