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Some restrictions to be eased from May

The NSW Nationals welcome the Government’s decision to start easing social restrictions from May 1. From Friday, May 1, two adults (and any dependent children) are able to visit another household to reduce social isolation. This is a result of the hard work put in by the vast majority of people in NSW who have…

Nationals mourn the loss of Ian Causley

A man dedicated to the service of his community, state and country, Mr Causley had an illustrious career spanning 23 years as a National Party Parliamentarian at State and Federal levels. Elected to the NSW Legislative Assembly as the Member for Clarence in March 1984, he held the seat until resigning in February 1996 to…

Local upgrades thanks to Drought Stimulus Package

Finley residents will soon benefit from having a shaded path connecting homes to the town’s CBD, schools and parks as well as improved road safety, with the green light given to upgrade a significant local thoroughfare, thanks to NSW Nationals in Government funding. Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier Steph Cooke said $1 million from…

Regional businesses play their part in fighting COVID-19

Australia’s largest flour miller, Manildra Group, is one of many regional companies stepping up to the challenge of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The Central West’s Manildra Flour Mills has increased production of locally-made flour to meet extraordinary demand during this challenging time, working towards producing an additional 50 million 1kg bags of flour per annum…

New app to help slow spread of COVID-19

The Australian Government has launched the new voluntary coronavirus app, COVIDSafe, an important public health initiative to help keep you, your family and your community safe from further spread of coronavirus through early notification of possible exposure. Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack said the app was crucial in Australians getting to the…

Thousands of veterans eligible for travel card

More seniors across regional NSW are set to benefit from the NSW Nationals in Government’s $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card, with thousands more veterans now eligible to apply for the card. Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway said more regional and rural seniors would now be able to access essential services by using the $250…

NSW Nationals Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey

More funding for Macleay Valley community projects

Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey has announced $823,000 from the NSW Nationals in Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund to improve community infrastructure in the Kempsey Shire. Kempsey Shire Council secured NSW Nationals in Government funding for three projects; Gladstone Hall and Art Gallery refurbishment, Willawarrin Playground and Picnic Area upgrade, and Smithtown Nestle Park amenities…

Bushfire grants for small business expanded

Bathurst MP and Deputy Nationals Leader Paul Toole has welcomed $10,000 small business bushfire grants for additional local government areas. The much-needed support has been extended to an additional 13 LGAs which have suffered hardship as a result of the recent bushfires. Mr Toole said that thanks to the advocacy efforts of the local community,…