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Nats call for reopening of Casino courthouse

The ongoing closure of the flood-damaged Casino Courthouse is hurting locals, and NSW Nationals MP for Clarence Richie Williamson, with the backing of Richmond Valley Council Mayor Robert Mustow, has called on Labor Government to re-open it ASAP. Mr Williamson said the first priority of flood recovery was helping flood victims, but it was time…

WOW them on Wear Orange Wednesday

Nationals’ Member for Coffs Harbour and Shadow Minister for Emergency Services, Gurmesh Singh, said tomorrow’s WOW Day (May 17) is the opportunity to celebrate SES volunteers across NSW. “Our SES volunteers are local legends who generously devote their time and energies to support our community in times of need such as floods, storm events and…

Nationals to scrap Labor’s new fresh food tax

A future Coalition Government will abolish Labor’s new fresh food tax on farmers. Federal Nationals’ leader David Littleproud said the new tax will force farmers to pay for the biosecurity risk of their international competitors. “Labor’s Budget measure is a new tax on farmers and food, meaning farmers will have to pass it onto consumers,…

Richie Williamson inaugural speech

Richie Williamson, our newly-elected Member for Clarence, has delivered his inaugural speech. This is what he had to say. I nervously stand here today, full of hope and optimism. I will firstly admit the nerves are mine, but the hope and optimism are for the great people of the mighty Richmond and Clarence valleys which…