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Flood Recovery Task Force Mobilised

A multi-agency task force made up of over 500 personnel, helicopters and equipment is being deployed across the flood affected areas in NSW. Premier Dominic Perrottet said the task force consists of personnel from the NSW State Emergency Service, the NSW Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Public Works…

Free school holiday skills training

Young people across NSW will benefit from fee-free hospitality training during the Winter school holidays to help them get the skills they need for the jobs they want. 1,000 free training places are up for grabs for students aged 16 and above as part of a new NSW Nationals in the state government initiative. Courses…

Agriculture and animal emergency flood hotline reactivated

Landholders impacted by the current flood event across NSW can now access immediate support through the reactivated Agriculture and Animal Emergency Services hotline on 1800 814 647. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Dugald Saunders said significant work has already been undertaken as part of the flood emergency response to provide support to communities as quickly as…

Better bus stops for Upper Hunter

Upper Hunter Nationals MP Dave Layzell has announced the local community is set to benefit from more than $90,000 in grants for improved infrastructure at local bus stops. “Bus stops are often utilised as we travel around and go about our daily lives and these upgrades will enhance safety and accessibility for all commuters in…

$5 million puts Inverell Aquatic Centre in the fast lane

Inverell Shire Council has entered the final leg in its race to construct a brand new multi-million-dollar aquatic centre, with a $5 million contribution from the NSW Nationals in the state government to the ambitious international standard project. Nationals Member for Northern Tablelands, Adam Marshall, said it was a huge pleasure to announce the funding,…

Scenic Drive repairs underway

Tweed Heads residents will soon see major work underway at Scenic Drive with a contract awarded to repair the road following devastating landslips from wild weather earlier this year. Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said Scenic Drive was an essential route for residents and visitors to Tweed Heads and the two landslips caused the…

Upgrades underway for Kiwarrak Mountain Bike Park

Upgrades are now underway to the Kiwarrak Mountain Bike Park at Taree after it received $403,980 from Stage Two of the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the Australian and NSW governments. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne, Dr David Gillespie, and State Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead said the joint Federal-State program…