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$6 million for flood mitigation works in Young

The Nationals in Government are investing more than $6 million towards an $8.2 million project which will help prevent flood events in Young. The Young Trunk Drainage Upgrade involves the demolition of a section of existing 1500mm culvert, construction of a 4×1.6m concrete channel, construction of twin 1500mm culverts, and connection to existing minor drainage…

Wambanumba Creek Bridge officially opened

The new Wambanumba Creek Bridge will enhance road safety and productivity along the Murringo Road between Murringo and Young. The bridge was officially opened by Federal Nationals Member for Riverina Michael McCormack, State Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke, and Hilltops Regional Council Mayor Margaret Roles. Mr McCormack said the Nationals in Government contributed $1,544,500…

Barnaby Joyce – National Press Club address

Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals’ Leader Barnaby Joyce has addressed the National Press Club. He said while this election may be fought by politicians, it is an expression of the fundamental democratic right of the Australian people. “It is a choice between a strong Coalition Government and a Labor opposition presenting one of the most…

Kevin Hogan announces $3.5 million for new “game changer” affordable housing

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced $3.5 million to build 22 affordable two-bedroom units for seniors in South Grafton, if the government is re-elected. “This project includes constructing 22 seniors-specific two bedroom units with lock up garage, a community building for communal activities, and landscaped grounds and gardens to provide visual amenity…

“This policy will have significant benefits for industry and for the sovereignty and security of our nation”

If re-elected, a Coalition Government will, within six months, introduce measures to increase Australia’s sovereign maritime capability that can be called upon in times of national crisis or natural disaster. 90 per cent of global trade is transported on ships and Australia’s commercial fleet is currently made up of 13 large scale vessels. Deputy Prime…