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Celebrating our Northern Rivers School Leaders

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has acknowledged Northern Rivers School Leaders for the important role they play in school life. Close to 300 students and parents have attended Mr Hogan annual School Leaders’ event at Lismore High School. “It is always an inspiring event to witness the passion and dedication of our young leaders,”…

Celebrating our local school leaders

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan has acknowledged school leaders for the important role they play in school life. More than 400 students and parents have attended Mr Hogan’s annual school leaders’ event in South Grafton. “I would like to thank my guest speaker Nyunggai Warren Mundine who gave a very inspirational speech,” Mr…

Labor putting the regions to ruin

NSW Nationals Leader Dugald Saunders said Labor’s restructuring of the Department of Regional NSW is yet another example of Chris Minns treating people from the regions as second-class citizens. From July 1, the Department of Regional NSW will be renamed the NSW Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development. The Department of Regional NSW was…

Youth Week launches with a bang in Cootamundra

Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has launched Youth Week in the electorate with the opening of the new Bland Shire Youth Centre in West Wyalong. The Youth Centre was made possible thanks to contributions from previous Federal and State Nationals Governments, including $152,192 under the NSW Stronger Country Communities Fund. It includes study spaces,…

Check your devices as 3G shutdown looms – McCormack

Federal Nationals Member for Riverina Michael McCormack is asking Riverina and Central West residents and businesses to check devices that use mobile phone networks as the 3G network shutdown looms. Mr McCormack said Australians were first notified about the network shutdown in November 2019, but people may not have checked whether their devices need upgrading.…

Preserving the past and preparing for the future in Cootamundra

Work has commenced on upgrades to the heritage-listed Cootamundra Fire Station to modernise the building and ensure it is fit for purpose, while preserving its historical value. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said the project represented a balance between conserving the town’s heritage while safeguarding the functionality of an essential piece of community infrastructure.…

Clarence seniors are tops!

NSW Nationals Member for Clarence Richie Williamson has shown his appreciation for the invaluable contributions of seniors in our community by presenting the inaugural Seniors Achievement Award in Lawrence. During last month’s Seniors’ Week celebrations, Mr. Williamson called for the community to nominate individuals and groups who exemplify dedication and commitment to enhancing the Richmond…

Full steam ahead for Tamworth Mental Health Unit

Kevin Anderson and Di Wyatt  Work has started on the long-awaited Tamworth Mental Health Unit – a project that will transform the future of mental health care in Tamworth and the Northwest. Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the start of construction on the unit is a great milestone for patients, carers, and their…