Regional travel just weeks away

People in Greater Sydney are just weeks away from being able to enjoy holidays and day trips to the regions as COVID travel restrictions start to ease. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the state this week passed a major milestone, hitting the 70 per cent double vaccination target. “From Monday…

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Nats delivering for North Coast

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced $9.9 million in funding to construct 16.3 kilometres of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail between Bentley and Lismore Railway Station. “When this project is complete, it will become one of the best rail trails in the world,” Mr Hogan said. “The Rail Trail will eventually span…

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More support arrives for our farmers

Almost 500 foreign workers will be added to the state’s agricultural workforce, joining the more than 2,000 whose arrival the NSW Nationals in the state government have already aided. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall said while this would be welcome news for farmers dealing with the COVID-exacerbated labour shortage, the NSW Government was constantly…

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Stage 2 of Ballimore Road project funded

Safer journeys are on the way across the Dubbo Local Government Area, with Dubbo Regional Council receiving just under $1 million in funding from the NSW Nationals in the state government. The funding will go to Stage 2 of the Ballimore Road project, under the latest round of the Fixing Local Roads program. Nationals Member…

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Have your say on Cowra hospital redevelopment

The Cowra community is invited to attend information sessions to learn more about planning for the $70.2 million Cowra Hospital redevelopment which will provide enhanced health services for the region. The community information sessions will be hosted online, with a drop-in face-to face session also planned, pending COVID-19 health restrictions. The sessions will be held…

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Statement from John Barilaro

As we emerge from lockdown, we must embrace this time as a new beginning for our state and welcome the opportunity it presents for a refresh. I have decided now is the right time for me to hand the reins over to new leadership and resign as Deputy Premier of NSW. Serving as Deputy Premier…

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