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Drought Stimulus Package A Win For The West

The NSW Nationals in Government are continuing to announce funding for projects in regional areas under the Drought Stimulus Package. NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra and Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier Steph Cooke said the $170 million Drought Stimulus Package funded shovel-ready infrastructure projects that would deliver economic stimulus to local communities experiencing the…

Nationals In Government Crack Down On Activists

The NSW Nationals in Government have delivered on an election commitment to address attacks on farming families with a range of tough new measures. We believe in not only protecting the right to farm, but also defending farming families from the sort of attacks facilitated by reckless groups like Aussie Farms. NSW Nationals Agriculture Minster…

Nats In Government Push For Drought Insurance

As one of the worst droughts in living memory rolls on, the NSW Nationals in Government have announced they will spearhead a campaign to establish a nation-wide income protection scheme to safeguard farmers from the financial impacts of future droughts. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro and Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall…

Full Steam Ahead On Inland Rail Benefits

Rural and regional communities will benefit thanks to significant transport savings from the massive Inland Rail project. The transformative Inland Rail project is a $9.3 billion, 1700 kilometre rail line between Brisbane and Melbourne which will enable freight to be delivered in under 24 hours. It is a investment made possible by the Nationals in…

Nats Delivering On Emergency Service Promises

NSW Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest is busy delivering on his promises, turning the sod on the new Tweed Hospital, delivering the Pottsville Ambulance Station, and securing more Police resources. A sod-turning ceremony marked the countdown to the start of construction on the state-of-the art $534 million Tweed Valley Hospital this week, with Mr…

Tax Relief To Help Regional Families

Low and middle income earners across regional communities will start to receive immediate tax relief from next week says Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan. “We have delivered on our promise to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief,” Mr Hogan said. “This will ensure low and middle income earners in…

Nationals In Government Delivering For Farmers

The Nationals in Government have delivered on an election commitment to protect the privacy of Australian farmers and primary producers by introducing legislation to protect them from the unlawful actions of animal activists. The Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 introduces new offences for the incitement of trespass, property damage, or theft on agricultural…

Annual General Conference 2019 Motions

The NSW Nationals’ Annual General Conference is always a great example of grassroots democracy in action, which is very healthy within the Party. Here are the successful motions put to the Conference in Inverell. Overview The Agenda Committee received 197 motions from branches, electorate councils, regional conferences, policy committees and other party units. However, with…