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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…

Smooth rolling at North Tamworth bowlo

Bowls players at North Tamworth Bowling Club will have a new surface to tend with thanks to $100,000 from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Infrastructure Grants Program. Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson welcomed the laying of the new synthetic surface which is low maintenance and provides a long-lasting surface that is proving…

Applications open for apprentice scholarships

Local first year apprentices facing financial or personal hardship will be supported with a $15,000 scholarship to undertake their trade and study through a NSW Nationals in the state government’s scholarship program. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead, said people can now apply for a Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarship which will support 120 people…

Better protection for emergency workers

People who assault frontline health workers, correctional and youth justice officers and emergency services staff and volunteers will face tougher penalties under new offences the NSW Government has committed to introduce this year. The NSW government is supporting, in full or in principle, all of the recommendations in the NSW Sentencing Council’s report Assaults on…

Path forward for Tamworth Golf Club

Drought and flood will soon be no barrier to a round of golf at Tamworth Golf Club thanks to $236,058 from the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program. Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the funding would be used to construct concrete pathways on the front 9 holes on the course, meaning players could still…

A top week out west – Mark Coulton

I had a top week on the road in the north-west of my electorate last week, meeting with councils and community members in Lightning Ridge, Brewarrina, Bourke, and Walgett. It was great to see some of the fantastic projects rolling out across these towns thanks to the popular Local Roads and Community Infrastructure program, while…

Free assessment and demolition for flood-affected properties

Free structural assessments and demolition are on offer for residential, small business, and primary production property owners in flood-affected regions to help them repair or rebuild as quickly as possible. Federal Nationals Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience Bridget McKenzie said the Australian and NSW governments co-funded Property Assessment and Demolition Program…