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Gallery Upgrade For Grafton Announced

Grafton Regional Gallery’s annual program of works received a boost from Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis announcing a grant of $70,000. “This is set to be an exciting year for the gallery as it embarks on a major redevelopment of the cultural precinct thanks to...

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Advertising Boost To Target Bowel Cancer

Federal Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie says a $10 million advertising blitz to boost bowel cancer screening will help save lives. Dr Gillespie said Cancer Council Australia will use TV, radio, social media and outdoor advertising throughout 2019 to help...

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Half-A-Billion For New Water Works

The Federal Nationals in Government have secured $500 million for new water projects that can transform regional communities and economies. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Nationals Leader Michael McCormack urged State and Territory Governments are urged to apply...

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Record Funding To Make Country Roads Safer

The Nationals in Government will deliver more than 6000 kilometres of vital road safety work in an effort to drive down the road toll. Deputy Premier and NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro said the $182 million boost to road safety that will significantly improve road...

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Nationals Secure Tunnels For Coffs Harbour Bypass

Picture: NSW Government NSW Nationals Candidate for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has welcomed the inclusion of tunnels in the local bypass design. The Nationals in Government have announced a new committee will progress the Coffs Harbour bypass, which will feature...

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Nationals MP Responds To Community Call For Help

Farming families in the Walcha district affected by a dramatic wind storm late last year will be heartened by the granting of a Natural Disaster Declaration, opening up opportunities to seek funding to begin the repair and recovery process. NSW Nationals Member for...

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Bright Future For School Leavers In Upper Hunter

School leavers in the Upper Hunter have more options thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen said a recent study by TAFE NSW at Quirindi had forecast exciting employment growth areas in the health, community...

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Labor Set To Derail Plans For Regional Jobs

Labor wants to keep the regional fleet based in Sydney. Labor has once again revealed it prioritises Sydney over the regions, opposing plans to build a train maintenance facility in Dubbo. As part of the overhaul of the State’s regional trains, a new maintenance...

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Rock Returns To The Regions On Election Day

NSW Nationals Member for Murray Austin Evans has announced $20,000 in funding for Griffith's Rewind in the Vines event on March 23. The family-friendly festival, headlined by iconic Australian rock group The Angels, is set to be held on the lawns of the Miranda Winery...

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Youth Encouraged To Kickstart Their Careers

Young people who want to become nurses could get a leg-up thanks to a scholarship from the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said 250 Enrolled Nurses Scholarships were on offer, which were aimed at school leavers considering a...

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Water Safety Message Shared By Nationals MP

NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is spreading the message of water safety throughout her electorate. A passionate swimmer and former competitor, Ms Cooke said it was important to be safe in and around water. “This is the perfect time of year for kids...

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Candidate For Orange Preselection Named

After a lifetime serving her country and community, Kate Hazelton is stepping up again by putting her name forward as a candidate for The Nationals preselection in the seat of Orange. A daughter of the bush, Mrs Hazelton grew up on a rural property and has raised her...

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Funding Boost For Myall Lakes Surf Clubs

More than $100,000 in funding for Surf Life Saving Clubs is on the way to the Myall Lakes electorate thanks to the Nationals in Government. Local NSW Nationals MP Stephen Bromhead announced the funding as part of the $3.9 million Surf Club Facility Program, which will...

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Nationals In Government Delivering More Services

The NSW Nationals have welcomed a major milestone in the construction of a new ambulance station at Bungendore, with Member for Monaro John Barilaro joining local residents to turn the sod. It marks the official start of construction of the brand new station, which...

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Wagga Wagga Road Safety Improves With Nats

Roads and Maritime Services will use feedback received from the Wagga Wagga community to inform options to improve safety at the Sturt Highway and Murray Street intersection. Locally-based NSW Nationals MLC Wes Fang said the NSW Government was providing funding under...

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Support For Drought-Affected Communities

The Nationals in Government are continuing to support our drought-ravaged communities, with a series of drop-in sessions in the regions. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Nationals Leader Michael McCormack said the information sessions were being offered so people...

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Events Encouraged To Apply For Funding Support

Regional event organisers can get a slice of the $500,000 funding on offer thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Troy Grant reminded event organisers that applications for round two of the Incubator Event Fund and Flagship Event Fund...

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Tourists Flocking To Our Regions

A new report has confirmed what we've been saying for years: Regional NSW is a great place to visit. Both domestic and international holidaymakers are choosing to get out of the cities, injecting millions of dollars into our communities. NSW Nationals Member for...

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