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New era takes flight for NSW Ambulance

Five state-of-the-art NSW Ambulance aircraft are taking to the skies across the state, providing even better care for rural and regional areas. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the new fleet would provide a major boost to NSW Ambulance’s fixed wing operations, improving patient transport speeds and reaching even more areas…

Changes to NSW COVID settings

The NSW Government is taking precautionary steps to maintain its safe and measured approach as we continue to learn to live with COVID. The following adjustments to the government’s pandemic settings will come into effect: From 12.01am Friday, December 24,2021: Masks will be compulsory in all indoor non-residential settings, including for hospitality staff and in…

Merry Christmas and thanks to our volunteers!

More than 50 local volunteer groups have been successful in receiving funding under the Volunteer Grants 2021 program. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie has paid tribute to the recipients, many of whom will be volunteering their time over the Christmas holidays. “We’re indebted to our volunteers, whose generosity and dedication keep our…

Largest mental health first aid program in the world

Last month the NSW Nationals in the state government announced a $130 million program designed to fast track the state’s mental health recovery. The government’s economic roadmap has mental health as a top priority, with the funding boost designed to provide more appointments for psychology and psychiatry services, address the sharp rise in eating disorders…

Community Building Partnership Program delivers for Monaro

The Lions Club of Berridale, Monaro Air Rifle Club, Cooma Yspace, Monaro Early Intervention Service, and Cooma Scouts are among 13 projects that received money to boost community participation, inclusion and cohesion through the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Community Building Partnership Program. Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro announced more than $82,000 for…

Federal-state agreement to deliver new affordable homes

Up to 40 affordable homes will be built across two locations in Bellingen for low-income older women following a landmark agreement between the state and federal governments and the Royal Freemasons Benevolent Institution (RFBI). State Nationals Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey said the governments will jointly fund the $10 million cost of the project, which…