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All on board with new Coffs Harbour bus services

Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has welcomed major improvements to Coffs Harbour’s public bus network. Mr Singh said he was extremely pleased the local community would benefit from the more than 200 extra services to be added each week along with an expansion of the popular Woopi Connect On Demand Service. “This is…

Australia a step closer to ending coercive control

Federal Nationals MP for Cowper, Pat Conaghan, has welcomed news that The National Principles to Address Coercive Control in Family and Domestic Violence have been endorsed by The Standing Council of Attorneys-General. Coercive control is when someone uses patterns of abusive behaviour against another person. This can include non-physical behaviours such as financial control and…

Labor’s betrayal – flood victims abandoned

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan said Labor had abandoned Lismore’s flood victims and thousands of homes affected by the nation’s largest natural disaster. “In the NSW budget announced last week, Tranche 2 of the home buyback, house raising, and retrofit program was abandoned,” Mr Hogan said. “We have suffered from Australia’s biggest ever…

Labor’s budget breaks hearts in the regions

The Minns Labor Government’s first budget has delivered a brutal blow to the bush with vital programs axed across regional NSW. NSW Nationals Leader Dugald Saunders slammed the Treasurer for cutting highly successful initiatives like the Regional Seniors Travel Card, and heavily reducing the Active Kids, Creative Kids, and First Lap learn to swim vouchers.…

Rough ride ahead for regional roads

Shadow Minister for Regional Roads Sam Farraway has demanded NSW Minister for Regional Roads Jenny Aitchison come clean and admit she’s only delivering $30 million – not $670 million – to councils this financial year to fix potholes on the state’s regional roads. Mr Farraway said while he’s pleased that after six months in government…

Devastating setback for TV and film industry

Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour, Gurmesh Singh, has slammed a decision by the Minns Labor Government to axe the Made in NSW program. Mr Singh, the Shadow Minister for Tourism and Shadow Minister for the North Coast, said Made in NSW was a five year $175 million program designed to attract high-end television and feature…

Labor’s devastating and clueless dam decision

State and federal National Party MPs have slammed the decision by the Minns Labor Government to ditch plans to raise the Wyangala Dam wall. Nationals Member for Cootamundra and Shadow Water Minister Steph Cooke said the decision is a short-sighted move that demonstrates how clueless the Premier is when it comes to the needs of…