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Scenic Drive repairs underway

Tweed Heads residents will soon see major work underway at Scenic Drive with a contract awarded to repair the road following devastating landslips from wild weather earlier this year. Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said Scenic Drive was an essential route for residents and visitors to Tweed Heads and the two landslips caused the…

Upgrades underway for Kiwarrak Mountain Bike Park

Upgrades are now underway to the Kiwarrak Mountain Bike Park at Taree after it received $403,980 from Stage Two of the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the Australian and NSW governments. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne, Dr David Gillespie, and State Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead said the joint Federal-State program…

Step forward in flood recovery

The long-term flood recovery in the Northern Rivers takes another step forward today with the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) formally coming into effect. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said while there has already been a lot of work done to help flood-affected communities start the rebuilding, the NRRC’s goal was…

Local business projects set to drive regional growth

Work will soon get underway on a number of innovative projects that will turbocharge job creation and stimulate regional economies, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $40 million Regional Job Creation Fund Round Two. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the second round of the Regional Job Creation…

Medicine for the brain

Dubbo residents living with dementia and their carers will be able to benefit from a specialised interactive music therapy program, thanks to funding from the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said the grant of $42,440 would fund a Dementia Choir in Dubbo. “Dementia Choirs have been proven to…

New biosecurity zone set up for Varroa mite

Another biosecurity zone has been set up in NSW after varroa mite was discovered in bee hives at three more properties. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Dugald Saunders says the move accounts for an infested premises, which is located outside the existing zones. “Since Friday, when we established the three tier response areas, and the subsequent…

Winter holiday fun in the regions

Young people in regional New South Wales are being encouraged to get active, learn new skills, and have fun with friends these winter school holidays. Regional youth can enjoy free or heavily subsidised activities including arts and craft workshops, sports days, and social clubs as part of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $10…

Nats deliver major upgrade for Coffs sporting landmark

A Coffs Coast sports facility will have a significant upgrade with the awarding of $2.165 million in the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh congratulated the hardworking Coffs Harbour Kart Racing Club members on their successful application for the All Inclusive Multi-Sport Facility Major…

Livvi’s Place Albert Park opening

A new playground, designed with elements to enable inclusive play for all children has been opened at Albert Park, Cootamundra, thanks to joint funding of $200,000 from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Everyone Can Play grant scheme and $200,000 from Cootamundra Gundagai Regional Council, in conjunction with the Touched By Olivia Foundation. Nationals…