NSW Nats backing Tamworth NRL blockbuster

The NSW Nationals in the state government have thrown their support behind the West Tigers-Cronulla Sharks NRL game to be held at Scully Park in Tamworth on August 13 with $229,136 in financial support from the Regional Events Acceleration Fund. Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the annual game was a huge hit with…

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$160 million to make our regions stronger

Towns across regional and rural NSW will soon see even more investment in community infrastructure and programs that will make a big difference to the everyday lives of locals, thanks to Round Five of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Acting Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole has…

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Natural Disaster Declared LGAs now reaches 29

Commonwealth-State disaster assistance is now available for an additional six LGAs following the severe weather and flooding. A full list of all 29 LGAs now declared as natural disaster zones can be found below. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangement (DRFA). If the eligibility criteria is met, assistance…

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Flood Recovery Task Force Mobilised

A multi-agency task force made up of over 500 personnel, helicopters and equipment is being deployed across the flood affected areas in NSW. Premier Dominic Perrottet said the task force consists of personnel from the NSW State Emergency Service, the NSW Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Public Works…

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Free school holiday skills training

Young people across NSW will benefit from fee-free hospitality training during the Winter school holidays to help them get the skills they need for the jobs they want. 1,000 free training places are up for grabs for students aged 16 and above as part of a new NSW Nationals in the state government initiative. Courses…

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