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Building mental fitness in rural and regional communities

People across regional NSW will benefit from mental health and wellbeing workshops focused on ‘prevention through connection’, thanks to a four-way collaboration between the NSW Nationals in Government-funded Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) and Gotcha4Life, Landcare NSW and Surf Life Saving NSW. NSW Nationals Mental Health Minister Bronnie Taylor said the partnership would bring…

Learning the lessons of remote education

NSW Nationals Education Minister Sarah Mitchell says innovations in education made by schools and teachers during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic are being collected to retain any improvements. One of the best examples was Menindee Central School, which ran an at-home cooking challenge, Menindee Kitchen Rules, keeping students engaged and families supported at the height of…

Nats MP delivering local stimulus funding

NSW Nationals Regional Transport Minister Paul Toole is making sure his local communities get their fair share of funding, even as he works to improve road safety across the state. Mr Toole went into bat for local show societies in his Bathurst Electorate, securing funding as part of the NSW Nationals in Government’s COVID-19 stimulus…

Scone Race Club Receives Funding Boost

Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen has announced the community will benefit from $150,000 in funding to support Scone Race Club under the NSW Nationals in Government’s Infrastructure Grants program. Mr Johnsen said the funding will help Scone Race Club extend its function centre, as part of a program that helps communities recover from the…

Delivering drought stimulus for Coonamble

New projects that will facilitate the flow of money through local economies, generate jobs and support local businesses will soon start rolling out across Coonamble Shire Council with the NSW Nationals in Government confirming $600,000 in funding. Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway said funding from the $170 million Drought Stimulus Package will allow Coonamble…

Extra bus services for Griffith

Griffith customers will benefit from more travel choices as additional and extended services are rolled out across its bus network from July 20. Duty MLC for Murray Wes Fang said the new timetable was part of the NSW Nationals in Government’s 16 Regional Cities program to deliver more travel flexibility to regional communities and provide…

‘Go Local First’ campaign to support small business

Funded by the Federal Nationals in Government, the campaign led by the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA) will urge Australians to ‘Go Local First’ when they are purchasing products and services to help the small business sector get back on its feet. The campaign will highlight the vital role of small businesses in…

Marshall visits key fish hatchery

NSW Nationals Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall has visited Ebor’s Dutton Trout Hatchery, which is poised to play a major role in the state’s trout re-stocking program. It’s all systems go for the Northern Tablelands facility, with drought conditions easing, and plans to protect the fishing industry. “Last week I visited the hatchery to catch up…

Nats to tackle rugby league taskforce

Dubbo’s hopes of attracting an NRL Premiership game have received a massive boost with NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders named as chair of the Government’s NRL Regional Taskforce. The taskforce is being formed to develop a plan to bring more games to regional NSW. Deputy Premier John Barilaro made the announcement during a…

More habitat for endangered koalas in the Tweed

The NSW Nationals in Government have acquired an additional 89 hectares of land to expand Cudgen Nature Reserve and aid the recovery of the Tweed koala population. The addition will help to provide long-term habitat protection for native plants and animals on the Tweed Coast, including the endangered Tweed and Brunswick Rivers koala colony. NSW…