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Nats supporting veterans

Myall Lakes community groups can apply for $3,000 grants for projects supporting local veterans or boosting awareness of their role in Australia’s military history. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead, said applications are now open for the $100,000 Anzac Community Grants Program and urged locals to apply. “Veterans past and present served to keep…

Northern Rivers women share gong at Local Government awards

Two Northern Rivers women working in leadership roles in local government have been jointly awarded the Champion of Change Award – Regional/Rural – at the Women in Local Government awards held at NSW Parliament House. Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has congratulated Clarence Valley Council’s newly appointed General Manager, Laura Black, and Rous County Council’s…

Landmark childcare legislation to be introduced

Parents across NSW will soon have more accessible and affordable quality childcare with legislation for the up to $5 billion Childcare and Economic Opportunity Fund to be introduced to Parliament this week The Fund brings the NSW Government a step closer to delivering on its $15.9 billion commitment announced in the 2022-23 NSW Budget to…

$12 million social housing boost for Tweed

More people in Tweed Heads will have a safe place to call home thanks to a $12 million investment by the NSW Nationals in the state government that will provide 40 new social housing dwellings in the region. Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said the new seven-storey building in Boyd Street was important to…

Beekeepers urged to ramp up self-surveillance

State-wide surveillance will be strengthened to ensure NSW beekeepers have greater flexibility to continue their operations, through a new Varroa Mite Emergency Order, effective today. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Dugald Saunders said changes to the Emergency Order will increase the surveillance registered beekeepers are required to conduct each year. “Registered beekeepers across NSW have shown…