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Book a check-up this Women’s Health Week

Women are being reminded to book important health check-ups to take care of their physical and mental health during this Women’s Health Week (September 5-11). Nationals Minister for Women, Minister for Regional Health and Minister for Mental Health Bronnie Taylor said women may have delayed or avoided appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they should…

Affordable housing boost for the Central West

More affordable housing is being opened up in regional NSW as part of the NSW Government’s $1.1 billion Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF). Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said 20 new dwellings were recently built and have now been opened up to tenants in Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, and Mudgee. “People…

Encouraging tomorrow’s ag workers today

An increasingly popular school excursion program is giving the next generation of workers a taste of future career opportunities. With the inaugural Jobs Summit underway, NSW Farmers says it’s important to encourage the next generation of workers to consider a career in agriculture. Georgia Campbell from NSW Farmers said the Kids to Farms program –…

Walcha closer to improved water security

A new 300 megalitre off-stream storage dam at Walcha will provide greater water security and reliability for residents and businesses and to help drought-proof the town’s water supply. Work has started on the $11 million project, a joint initiative between the Australian and NSW Governments. The National Water Grid Fund Connections Pathway is contributing $2…