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Kempsey to get Country Universities Centre

A new Country Universities Centre will be established in Kempsey to boost jobs and provide higher education study options for Macleay Valley youth thanks to the support of the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey and Federal Nationals Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan welcomed the announcement for the region. Mr Conaghan…

Nats MP recommends ‘appy way to find cheap petrol

Regional motorists are saving up to $500 a year on the cost of fuel by using the NSW Nationals in Government’s free FuelCheck app. NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said the app provided motorists with real-time information on petrol prices for all fuel types and service stations across NSW. “We know that every…

Chris Gulaptis

Stimulus fast-tracks work on old Grafton Bridge

Work to ensure the old Grafton Bridge continues to provide a safe and reliable crossing for many years to come has commenced as part of the NSW Nationals in Government’s economic stimulus package. NSW Nationals Member for Clarence and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Roads Chris Gulaptis said stimulus funding from the $2.3 billion COVID-19 package…

300,000 regional seniors benefit from travel card

More than 300,000 seniors have now successfully signed up for the Regional Seniors Travel Card which has put $250 in their pocket to spend on fuel, taxis and pre-booked NSW TrainLink trains and coaches. NSW Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole said the card had eased the burden of travel costs for…

Major boost for Myall Lakes SES units

NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced that community safety continues to be paramount for the Government with the delivery of five state-of-the-art vehicles and marine vessels for the State Emergency Service (SES) across the Myall Lakes. The new equipment forms part of the $56.4 million SES fleet replacement program funded by…

More places for local children in preschools

More families will have access to preschool thanks to a new round of funding creating additional places in preschools for children on waitlists. The NSW Nationals Government are continuing their commitment to increase access to preschool for communities across the State with another round of Start Strong Capital Works Grants for community preschools. NSW Nationals…

Saluting their service

Community groups and organisations across the State will be better equipped to remember the service and sacrifice of our current and former Australian Defence Force personnel thanks to the Nationals in Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie congratulated Forster-Tuncurry RSL Sub-Branch, which was among the recipients…

New Department bringing jobs to the regions

An office for the newly-created Department of Regional NSW will be established in Dubbo, Queanbeyan, Armidale and Coffs Harbour, bringing hundreds of new jobs to the regions and putting regional communities at the forefront of government decision making. NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders welcomed the announcement for his region. “People in regional NSW…

Tackling homelessness in the Tweed

Intensive work to reduce rough sleeping in Tweed Heads and surrounding areas is delivering positive results with dozens of people assisted into safe and secure housing. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said the NSW Nationals in Government’s $5.1 million assertive outreach program is helping turn the tide on homelessness in the region. “Staff have been…