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Thousands of veterans eligible for travel card

More seniors across regional NSW are set to benefit from the NSW Nationals in Government’s $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card, with thousands more veterans now eligible to apply for the card. Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway said more regional and rural seniors would now be able to access essential services by using the $250…

NSW Nationals Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey

More funding for Macleay Valley community projects

Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey has announced $823,000 from the NSW Nationals in Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund to improve community infrastructure in the Kempsey Shire. Kempsey Shire Council secured NSW Nationals in Government funding for three projects; Gladstone Hall and Art Gallery refurbishment, Willawarrin Playground and Picnic Area upgrade, and Smithtown Nestle Park amenities…

Bushfire grants for small business expanded

Bathurst MP and Deputy Nationals Leader Paul Toole has welcomed $10,000 small business bushfire grants for additional local government areas. The much-needed support has been extended to an additional 13 LGAs which have suffered hardship as a result of the recent bushfires. Mr Toole said that thanks to the advocacy efforts of the local community,…

It’s not time to forget drought, says Nats MP

While the world is dealing with COVID-19, and parts of NSW rebound from the summer’s devastating bushfires, NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said it is timely to remember that more than 75 per cent of the state is still in some level of drought. Mr Saunders said a significant amount of money has…

Gurmesh Singh

Repair and upgrade for iconic Coffs Harbour breakwall

NSW Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has announced a $500,000 upgrade to the harbour’s interior harbour breakwall will get underway shortly. Mr Singh said the maintenance and improvement work was being funded by the NSW Nationals in Government’s Coastal Infrastructure Program. “The Coastal Infrastructure Program helps repair and rebuild vital maritime assets along…

Nationals in Government win fight for better fuel security

Australia is establishing the first Government-owned oil reserves for domestic fuel security after years of campaigning from The Nationals. We are taking advantage of low world oil prices to invest $94 million and boost the nation’s long-term fuel security. At our 2018 Annual General Conference in Cowra, a motion to “hold in strategic reserves a…

New police to keep our regions safer

Regional NSW Police Districts have been allocated extra new officers, thanks to the efforts of the NSW Nationals in Government. Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis said the Coffs/Clarence and Richmond police districts, which cover his electorate, got an extra nine officers. “This is another instalment of the historic 1500 increase to the NSW Police Force…

Honouring their legacy

Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack says it is more important now than ever to honour our ANZACs and their spirit: ANZAC Day this year is unlike any other in living memory. And now, more than ever, we all need to invoke the spirit of our ANZACs. ANZAC Day is Australia’s most important…