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Nationals In Government Working Hard For Farmers

The NSW Nationals in Government have taken the stick to Labor’s failed and repealed Native Vegetation Act, while the Federal Nationals in Government are one step closer to introducing tough criminal penalties for farm invaders. NSW Nationals Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall announced major changes to deliver fairness to farmers facing historic compliance action under the…

Families Give Creative Kids The Thumbs Up

More than 250,000 Creative Kids vouchers have been downloaded in just six months, saving thousands of NSW families and providing $100 per child off the cost of creative and cultural learning activities. NSW Nationals Leader and Member for Monaro John Barilaro announced the milestone and encouraged parents to check their eligibility for the voucher when…

Nationals In Government Deliver Future Drought Fund

Farmers and regional communities that have suffered through years of unrelenting drought have been taken care of by the Nationals in Government. These vital communities across rural and regional NSW now have access to the tools they need to prepare for, manage and sustain their businesses with the passage of the Future Drought Fund legislation…

Drought Stimulus Package A Win For The West

The NSW Nationals in Government are continuing to announce funding for projects in regional areas under the Drought Stimulus Package. NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra and Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier Steph Cooke said the $170 million Drought Stimulus Package funded shovel-ready infrastructure projects that would deliver economic stimulus to local communities experiencing the…

Nationals In Government Crack Down On Activists

The NSW Nationals in Government have delivered on an election commitment to address attacks on farming families with a range of tough new measures. We believe in not only protecting the right to farm, but also defending farming families from the sort of attacks facilitated by reckless groups like Aussie Farms. NSW Nationals Agriculture Minster…

Nats In Government Push For Drought Insurance

As one of the worst droughts in living memory rolls on, the NSW Nationals in Government have announced they will spearhead a campaign to establish a nation-wide income protection scheme to safeguard farmers from the financial impacts of future droughts. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro and Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall…

Full Steam Ahead On Inland Rail Benefits

Rural and regional communities will benefit thanks to significant transport savings from the massive Inland Rail project. The transformative Inland Rail project is a $9.3 billion, 1700 kilometre rail line between Brisbane and Melbourne which will enable freight to be delivered in under 24 hours. It is a investment made possible by the Nationals in…

Nats Delivering On Emergency Service Promises

NSW Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest is busy delivering on his promises, turning the sod on the new Tweed Hospital, delivering the Pottsville Ambulance Station, and securing more Police resources. A sod-turning ceremony marked the countdown to the start of construction on the state-of-the art $534 million Tweed Valley Hospital this week, with Mr…