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883 million more reasons to work in the bush

The NSW Nationals in the state government will implement a major regional health workforce incentive scheme in the largest shakeup of its kind ever undertaken in the state. The scheme will be delivered alongside new training and recruitment pathways to build a pipeline of regionally based workers and futureproof healthcare in the bush. Deputy Premier…

The Hon. Sarah Mitchell update

My focus so far this year has been on reducing the equity gap that exists between metropolitan schools and schools in regional and remote areas. As someone who was proudly educated in the regions, it has been a pleasure to see the delivery of our Regional Access Gap Program. I visited the Murray electorate in…

The Hon. Scott Barrett update

Since coming to Parliament in March, I have taken every opportunity to wave the National Party flag and to promote regional NSW and the people who call this remarkable part of the world home. There is a significant volume of committee and inquiry work underway, many of which are looking into matters at the very…

The Hon. Wes Fang update

The Hon Wes Fang Deputy President and Chair of Committees In March this year, I was elected to the position of Deputy President and Chair of Committees of the NSW Legislative Council. This is a position in which I feel honoured and privileged to have been elected to and I am humbled to be following…

The Hon. Sam Farraway

In nine months, in the midst of uncertain economic times, our Coalition government will ask voters to put their trust in us once again and re-elect a Liberal Nationals government for a fourth term. This is an incredible ask. Never in history has the Coalition governed for 16 years in NSW. Then again, never in…

The Hon Bronnie Taylor MLC update

  The Hon Bronnie Taylor MLC Deputy Leader of the NSW Nationals Minister for Women, Regional Health and Mental Health Since taking on the inaugural role as Minister for Regional Health, I have made it my absolute priority to understand and address the issues we know are affecting our health system in the bush. As…

Honours for Nats’ statesmen

Congratulations to John Anderson and Larry Anthony, who’ve been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours. Mr Anderson – the former federal Nats’ leader and Deputy Prime Minister – has been appointed a companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AC) It’s the country’s highest Queen’s Birthday Honour. The citation reads “For eminent…

Country shows to shine

The Young, Bribbarree, and Murrumburrah Harden Shows are all set to shine brighter than ever this year thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Country Shows Support Package. This package has already delivered funds to many of the shows held across the Cootamundra electorate, supporting shows that have had several challenging years of…