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Delivering greater water security for the south coast

The NSW Nationals in the state and federal governments are investing almost $77 million in the Eurobodalla Southern Storage project to improve water availability and security on the NSW southern coast. NSW Nationals Senator Perin Davey welcomed the funding, saying water security was very important. “Projects like this make sense as we adjust to more…

Sarah Mitchell

Education Minister puts focus on the basics

An on-demand diagnostic tool that shows teachers how students are progressing in phonics is now available for all NSW public school students. NSW Nationals Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said the Phonics Diagnostic Assessment follows the success of the government’s Year 1 Phonics Check, which will be mandatory from this year. “Understanding phonics is an essential…

Wave of support for Tweed surf clubs

Cabarita Beach and Fingal Rovers surf lifesaving clubs have been awarded a combined $270,000 in new grants by the NSW Nationals in the state government. Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest announced Cabarita Beach SLSC will receive $223,687 for extra training rooms and other critical upgrades, while Fingal Rovers SLSC will get $44,259 to go solar…

Nats in Government deliver Safer Communities

Early intervention support for at-risk young people is a special focus of the latest round of the NSW Nationals in the federal government’s Safer Communities Fund. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the government was providing up to $20 million for early intervention projects through Round 6 of the Safer Communities Fund. Another $10 million…

Griffith Golf Club gets new amenities block

The NSW Nationals in the state government will provide $105,000 to build an on-course amenities block at Griffith Golf Club. NSW Nationals Duty MLC for Murray Wes Fang said the funding was being provided through the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s Crown Land Manager Recovery Support Program. “Griffith Golf Club is a fantastic not-for-profit…