Labor’s raid on the regions – Barnaby Joyce

In a campaign pitch to the nation, the Labor Party’s Anthony Albanese last night launched Labor’s raid on the regions. The Labor leader’s 36-minute Budget reply speech failed to include any mention of regional projects the Labor Party intends to fund, nor did it include Labor’s support for the nation-building infrastructure projects our government is…

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Griefline ready to answer calls in NSW

NSW residents struggling to cope with the death of a loved one can access six free counselling sessions from Griefline, thanks to a $1 million investment from the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Minister for Mental Health Bronnie Taylor said the telephone-based counselling will be invaluable for those people struggling to cope with…

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Nats welcome funding to protect Cowper protected species

The Bellinger River’s George’s Snapping Turtle population is set to benefit from $210,000 in funding for thanks to the NSW Nationals in the federal government’s Threatened Species Strategy Action Plan. Conservation and restoration projects across Australia have been allocated a share of $12 million in funding through the $100 million Environment Restoration Fund. The successful…

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Transforming Gundagai’s Old Mill

Gundagai’s oldest building, The Old Mill, will be restored to its former glory and transformed into an agri-tourism destination, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Regional Tourism Activation Fund. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said a $687,530 grant will enable structural works to be undertaken which will stabilise the historically significant…

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Nats deliver major budget funding boost for local communities

The NSW Nationals in the federal government are investing an additional $500 million in the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program through the 2022-23 Budget, delivering a major boost to communities across the country and delivering the projects they need and deserve. This funding will support more community infrastructure projects, boosting local jobs and…

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