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Permits required for regional travel

The NSW Nationals in the state government are working to keep rural and regional communities safe with a new permit system that will come into effect this weekend. From 12.01am on Saturday, August 21, people travelling from Greater Sydney to regional NSW will need to have a permit. Under the updated public health orders, there…

More overseas ag workers arrive in NSW

More than 2,000 overseas skilled agricultural workers have arrived in NSW in the last 12 months to help industry overcome the COVID-induced labour shortage. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall said the lack of workers in the agricultural sector remained at critical levels, which is why the NSW Government’s continued support was so important. “The…

Increased support for learning from home

Learning from home has become easier for parents and teachers of primary school students, with the introduction of guided learning packs in NSW public schools and additional training for teachers. The guided learning packages are specifically designed for K–6 students and have been developed by a team of curriculum experts and designers to ensure they…

Road safety investment providing vital jobs across NSW

Road safety is at the forefront for the NSW Nationals in the state and federal governments, with a $178 million joint funding package enabling critical road upgrades to be completed this financial year. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce said this additional investment will fund another 141 life-saving…