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Water minister blame game

Deputy Nationals leader Perin Davey says the government has misled Parliament with numbers as rubbery as their election promises on the Murray Darling Basin plan. Senator Davey, the shadow minister for water, said in a bizarre over-reach the Minister for Water, Tanya Plibersek, has ignored publicly available advice from her own Department and claimed to…

Certainty for farmers, water users, and the environment

There is more certainty for farmers and the environment after the NSW Government’s licensing and measurement reform became law in Water Sharing Plans for the Border Rivers and Gwydir Valleys. Nationals Minister for Lands and Water Kevin Anderson and Minister for Environment James Griffin have approved changes to the Border Rivers, Gwydir and Macquarie Water…

Cooma Hospital redevelopment powers ahead

What an exciting day for Cooma and the Snowy Monaro with the official opening of Cooma Hospital’s brand new state-of-the-art Emergency Department. The official ceremony was attended by dignitaries including Nationals Minister for Regional Health Bronnie Taylor and Nationals Member for Monaro Nichole Overall. Mrs Taylor said today is a celebration for the local community…

More funding for Myall Lakes road upgrades

Safer journeys are on the way across the Myall Lakes, with Point Road in Tuncurry the latest to be upgraded under the most recent round of the Fixing Local Roads Program. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead said the Point Road project will make a significant difference to locals and visitors. “This project will…

More Upper Hunter local roads to be fixed

More Upper Hunter roads in are in line for vital repair, maintenance, and sealing work under Round Four of the NSW Government’s Fixing Local Roads program. Upper Hunter Nationals MP Dave Layzell said previous rounds of the program have delivered more than $20 million to the electorate across over 30 projects undertaken by Dungog, Singleton,…

Macquarie United big winners with grant funding

Some of Dubbo’s rising stars of the world game are taking to the field in style, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Local Sport Grant program (LSGP). Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has announced $4,500 for the Macquarie United Football Club (MUFC) to update their jerseys and equipment. “Like many of…

“As a former teacher I know just how important it is to get kids back into classrooms in a familiar school setting after everything they’ve been through”

Term 3 has marked the return to school sites for more of the flood impacted school communities across the Northern Rivers and North Coast as the recovery effort continues. Acting Premier Paul Toole, Nationals Minister for Education and Early Learning Sarah Mitchell, and Nationals Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience and Minister for Flood Recovery…

Show support!

Country shows in the Cootamundra electorate are returning stronger than ever, thanks to NSW Nationals in the state government’s Country Shows Support Package. The Junee, Illabo, Temora, and Ariah Park shows have all received financial support, with the Illabo Show finally able to celebrate its centenary this year Nationals Member for Cootamundra, Steph Cooke said…