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Fast and free courses = more maths teachers

An initiative to boost maths teachers across regional, rural and remote public schools has kicked off with the launch of a teacher retraining program. The program will cover course fees for Masters, Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate for current teachers to retrain as a maths teacher. Nationals Minister for Education and Early Learning Sarah Mitchell…

Nats deliver Mandalong Road upgrade

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and NSW Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway have announced $76 million in joint Commonwealth and NSW Government funding to upgrade Mandalong Road and unlock the economic potential of the Lake Macquarie region. “This investment today will replace two roundabouts on Mandalong Road with traffic lights and…

Taree Regional Recreation Centre lights up

Lighting upgrades at Taree Regional Recreation Centre will help Mid North Coast football players play and train after dark, thanks to a $251,056 boost from Round Four of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the upgrades will provide more reliable,…

Manning Vale Cycle Club goes up a gear

Manning Vale Cycle Club will receive a $240,000 upgrade to improve access and usage, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Regional Sport Facility Fund. Deputy Premier Paul Toole said the funding would go towards improving disability access and resurfacing the criterium circuit, which is expected to increase participation by more than 40…

Nats put runs on the board for Clarence Town Cricket

The Upper Hunter electorate will benefit from $55,000 in funding to support Clarence Town Cricket Club under the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program. Upper Hunter Nationals MP Dave Layzell said the funding will help the Clarence Town Crocodiles continue the good work they do in supporting the local community. “This funding is much-needed and will…

National Rugby League Returns to Coffs Harbour

After a successful inaugural NRL event last year, the C.ex Coffs International Stadium will host another Telstra Premiership Game in 2022. With the Coffs Coast firmly on the radar of elite national sports teams and competitions of all types, local and visiting NRL fans are excited for the return of the Cronulla Sharks and Gold…

Mobile parenting service for flood-affected Tweed

Mums, dads and carers coming to terms with one of the country’s most devastating natural disasters will be better supported, with the NSW Government and Tresillian partnering to increase specialised support in and around the Tweed. Nationals Minister for Women, Regional Health and Mental Health Bronnie Taylor said following the devastating weather events, the deployment…