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One giant leap for Mudgee

A program aimed at inspiring the next generation of space explorers is coming to the Mudgee region this year, thanks to a major investment by the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has announced $750,000 for the One Giant Leap Australia Foundation to host a series of four-day Aerospace…

Regional NSW is really taking off

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole has joined NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Dave Layzell to announce a $193,458 grant to help stage the annual two-day Hunter Valley Airshow. The Airshow will be held at Cessnock Airport on the weekend of March 25 and 26 this year. It will feature hair-raising…

NSW Nationals backing local indigenous projects in Clarence

Six projects proposed by local Indigenous groups in Clarence have been approved and will receive funding of almost $800,000. Nationals Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ben Franklin, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis, and local Indigenous leaders have made the announcement in Yamba. Mr Gulaptis said the courage, creativity, and initiative of Aboriginal people in the Clarence…

Big Bash in Coffs thanks to Nats

Coffs Harbour will once again play host to a Big Bash League game as the Sydney Sixers take on the Adelaide Strikers tomorrow (Tuesday, January 17) thanks to Round Two of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said a $120,000 grant for the…

Temora Golf Club refurbishment

Temora Golf Club has received funding of $308,271 to undertake upgrades to the club facilities through the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund Round Five. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke was delighted to join members of Temora Golf Club to make the announcement. “The upgrades will modernise the club and…

Empowering women in regional and rural NSW

The NSW Government has launched a new round of the Future Women Rural Scholarship Program to help women living in regional, rural and remote NSW achieve their goals. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said 24 scholarships valued at over $6,000 each are available to women from regional, rural and remote parts…

Boosting Trangie Golf Club as a community hub

The Trangie Golf Club is set to throw open its doors to even more community members with the help of a grant from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Community Building Partnerships program. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has announced $90,280 for the Trangie Golf Club Cooperative to construct an accessible pergola. “Player…

More support to keep Youth on Track

Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson invited Minister Franklin to Tamworth to make the announcement with Centacare NENW Interim CEO David Holzigal and Centacare Executive of Families, Wellbeing and Justice, Fallon Roberts A new program will soon be launched to compliment Centacare NENW’s highly successful Youth on Track program, ensuring that more young offenders receive…

Splashing out on new Coffs Coast reef

The Coffs Coast recreational fishing community will get its very own Offshore Artificial Reef under the NSW Nationals in the state government’s commitment to drive sustainable recreational fishing in NSW. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh says the new reef is expected to be complete by mid-2024 for all to enjoy. “I’m delighted the…