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Dr David Gillespie – Thank you Mel Pavey!

Thank you Melinda Pavey for your long and outstanding service to our community and state. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie has paid tribute to State Nationals Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey on her outstanding contribution to the community and the state of NSW. Dr Gillespie made the comments following Mrs Pavey’s announcement…

Paul Toole pays tribute to Melinda Pavey

I would like to thank the Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey who will leave the Parliament at the next election. Over the past 20 years, Mel has been a passionate advocate for regional communities right across NSW and delivered on her promise to put them at the heart of decision making. She has served across…

Statement by Melinda Pavey MP

After eight years as your local Member for Oxley, which followed 12 years in the NSW Upper House, I have decided it’s time to leave the NSW Parliament. I will not be recontesting the 2023 NSW State election. I’d like to thank you all for your support – it’s been a privilege to represent you.…

Live Traffic updates expanded in the regions

Real time traffic information will soon be available for motorists using local roads across 22 regional Local Government Areas (LGAs). Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway said the NSW Government is expanding the Live Traffic NSW website and app to provide more reliable information to drivers, especially during emergencies like bushfires or…

Almond pollination season underway

More than 90 beekeepers and their 80,000 hives have moved to Griffith to help pollinate the state’s $500 million almond crop as new measures roll out to protect the industry from Varroa mite. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Dugald Saunders said the NSW Government acted early to contain the spread of Varroa mite while allowing the…

More shared paths on the way for Tamworth region

Residents of Tamworth, Moonbi and Kootingal will soon find it easier to walk, run and cycle around the city thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $110 million Get NSW Active program. Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said Tamworth Regional Council has received a $690,000 in NSW Government funding to help promote…

Community feedback fine-tuning Gunnedah hospital

The community has had its say on the concept design for the $53 million Gunnedah Hospital redevelopment, with the feedback continuing to fine-tune plans for the project. The release of the concept design consultation report follows confirmation the upgraded facility will deliver 54 spaces to provide care, including six new chairs for chemotherapy and renal…