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Students Stand Tall in Tamworth

Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson was on hand at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre to launch the inaugural Stand Tall Regional Tour. 3,960 students and 264 teachers attended the event to hear from speakers like Olympic medallist Nicola Olyslagers, The Voice winner, Bella Taylor-Smith, blind big wave surfer Derek Rabelo, and keynote…

Tumut’s new world-class hospital officially open

New services including a CT scanner, ultrasound and renal dialysis as well as an expanded emergency department and improved maternity services are all part of the new $50 million Tumut Hospital, officially opened today. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the new hospital, which opened to patients late last year, ensures…

Upgrades complete at Cootamundra and Junee stations

Upgrades to Cootamundra and Junee train stations are now complete as part of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Transport Access Program which is improving accessibility and safety for rail travellers. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said passengers are now benefitting from improved access and safer facilities. “It is exciting to see these…

Funding boost for 2023 NRL fixture in Coffs

Footy fans will experience a sports extravaganza and the Coffs Coast economy will receive a welcome stimulus boost, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said a $200,000 grant for the 2023 Cronulla Sharks NRL Premiership Fixture will allow as many as…

Appalling smoke and mirrors budget for water

Given the hidden snags in the Water Portfolio Budget, it is no wonder the Water Minister avoided mentioning it in her Budget night posts, according to Shadow Water Minister, Perin Davey. Senator Davey said the Budget is more about headlines than transparency when it comes to commitments to deliver the Murray Darling Basin Plan “This…