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Advantage Clunes Tennis Club

Clunes Tennis Club will resurface its courts and create new fencing with support of $107,000 from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. The local tennis courts are the only public sports facility in Clunes and have not been upgraded in nearly two decades. Nationals Minister for Regional Youth Ben Franklin…

Game changing funding for Old Bar Tennis Club

Old Bar is set for a surge in participation in tennis after $121,384 was granted from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead, said the Round Four funding is for an LED Lighting upgrade which will transform tennis in Old Bar. “The current lights…

Storm and flood assistance available

Natural Disaster declarations have been made in the Bland, Hilltops, Narrandera, and Temora local government areas. Nationals Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience and Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said the declarations follow severe storms and intense rainfall which impacted these communities on January 5 and 6, and again on January 14-16. “The declaration of…

$30 million kickstart for regional housing

The delivery of homes will be fast-tracked in regional communities experiencing housing pressure, ahead of the NSW Government’s initial response to the Regional Housing Taskforce recommendations. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said applications are open for eligible councils to share in $30 million to fast-track supply of shovel-ready land and deliver…

Dungowan Dam gets moving

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and NSW Nationals Minister for Water and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson have announced the final business case for the Dungowan Dam will be going to the NSW Government in as little as a month. Mr Joyce and Mr Anderson acknowledged the community has been holding out for progress and…

New playground for Far North Coast hockey

The Far North Coast Hockey Association has received $77,876 from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund to build a children’s playground and support parents to continue to play sport locally. The new playground at the Lismore Hockey Fields will mean parents are able to bring their children to games and…