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Nats delivering for North Coast

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced $9.9 million in funding to construct 16.3 kilometres of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail between Bentley and Lismore Railway Station. “When this project is complete, it will become one of the best rail trails in the world,” Mr Hogan said. “The Rail Trail will eventually span…

More support arrives for our farmers

Almost 500 foreign workers will be added to the state’s agricultural workforce, joining the more than 2,000 whose arrival the NSW Nationals in the state government have already aided. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall said while this would be welcome news for farmers dealing with the COVID-exacerbated labour shortage, the NSW Government was constantly…

Stage 2 of Ballimore Road project funded

Safer journeys are on the way across the Dubbo Local Government Area, with Dubbo Regional Council receiving just under $1 million in funding from the NSW Nationals in the state government. The funding will go to Stage 2 of the Ballimore Road project, under the latest round of the Fixing Local Roads program. Nationals Member…

Have your say on Cowra hospital redevelopment

The Cowra community is invited to attend information sessions to learn more about planning for the $70.2 million Cowra Hospital redevelopment which will provide enhanced health services for the region. The community information sessions will be hosted online, with a drop-in face-to face session also planned, pending COVID-19 health restrictions. The sessions will be held…

Regional schools welcome students back for Term 4

More than 140,000 students across NSW have returned to face-to-face learning for the start of Term 4. With COVID-19 restrictions eased across many parts of rural and regional NSW, 721 schools – almost a third of the state’s public schools – have welcomed all students back on site. Students have returned to COVID-safe settings that…

Statement from John Barilaro

As we emerge from lockdown, we must embrace this time as a new beginning for our state and welcome the opportunity it presents for a refresh. I have decided now is the right time for me to hand the reins over to new leadership and resign as Deputy Premier of NSW. Serving as Deputy Premier…

Wild horse draft plan for Kosciuszko National Park

The draft plan for the management of wild horses in the Kosciuszko National Park has been released for public comment. Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro said the release of the draft plan marks a significant step forward in striking the right balance between recognising the cultural heritage values of the wild horses while protecting…