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Niall Blair To Step Down From Ministry

NSW Nationals Deputy Leader Niall Blair has announced he will not seek a leadership position or ministry in the newly-returned Government. The Minister for Primary Industries, Regional Water, Trade and Industry has served the Party and the people of rural NSW...

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Foreign Doctors Made To Work In Regions First

Overseas-trained doctors seeking visas to work as General Practitioners (GPs) will be required to obtain a Health Workforce Certificate from a Rural Workforce Agency thanks to the Nationals in Government. Under this new requirement, overseas-trained doctors will be...

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New TAFE Campus For Hay Thanks To The Nats

People from Hay will be able to access the training they need to get a job and get ahead with The Nationals announcing a new TAFE will be built in Hay. NSW Nationals Member for Murray Austin Evans was joined by Minister responsible for TAFE NSW Adam Marshall for the...

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Six Million To Create Lismore Regional Sports Hub

The Stage 2 upgrade of facilities at Crozier and Oakes Ovals in Lismore will attract more than 20,000 additional tourists a year, spending over $2.3 million in local businesses, thanks to the Nationals in Government. Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan said...

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Crucial Bridge Replacements Thanks To The Nationals

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has announced $7.1 million from the Nationals in Government to replace three bridges in the Hilltops region. Spring Creek Road Bridge, Cudgell Creek Bridge and Hannons Bridge will be upgraded to increase their carrying capacity and...

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Gulaptis Secures Grafton Hospital Overhaul

Grafton Base Hospital is set for a massive $263 million upgrade if the NSW Nationals are returned to Government, with local member Chris Gulaptis giving full credit to people power. “Six months ago, this wasn’t on the Government’s radar, but since I launched my...

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Anderson Paving The Way For Road Upgrades

Duplicating the 1.5 kilometre stretch of Goonoo Goonoo Road, a sealed and safer Rangari Road and upgrading Werris Creek Road are all on the agenda for NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson. Mr Anderson made the election commitments at the launch of his...

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Barilaro Unveils Plans To Upgrade Snowy Roads

Road safety is proving to be at the forefront of the campaign for Deputy Premier and NSW Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro, with major plans for regional roads unveiled. Mr Barilaro announced the Nationals in Government will fund a $17.5 million Snowy Monaro...

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Another 100,000 Free TAFE Courses Over Four Years

More people across regional NSW will be given the opportunity to access the training they need to get a job and get ahead with an additional 100,000 free TAFE courses thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said this...

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Regional Seniors Travel Card To Ease Cost Of Living

The Nationals in Government will make life a little easier for seniors doing it tough in regional and rural NSW, thanks to a new $250 Regional Seniors Transport Card. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said seniors with a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card and...

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Service NSW Opens Its Doors In Tumut Thanks To Nats

Locals in Tumut and nearby areas have welcomed the opening of the 98th Service NSW Centre, delivered thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals MLC Wes Fang said: “The Tumut Service Centre gives residents and businesses access to the same range of...

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NSW Nationals To Fully Fund Muswellbrook Bypass

Michael Johnsen MP, Member for Upper Hunter, and John Barilaro MP, Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional today announced the Nationals in government would “go it alone”, and commit the full $266 million required to fund the New England Highway Bypass at...

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Massive Health Investment For Myall Lakes

Patients in Taree and the Great Lakes are set to benefit from two major health announcements from the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has secured a massive $140 million for the redevelopment of Manning Base Hospital. The...

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Victory for dairy farmers as milk price war ends

The NSW Nationals warmly welcome the news that Woolworths has effectively ended sales of its $1 milk, marking the end of an eight-year major supermarket price war that has hurt our farmers. While Coles and Aldi have refused to follow suit so far, a growing number of...

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Steph Cooke Opens Ardlethan Ambulance Station

NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has officially opened the new Ardlethan Ambulance Station, which has been supporting paramedics in doing their lifesaving work efficiently for the past year. Ms Cooke joined Mark Gibbs, Deputy Director of Clinical...

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Nationals Deliver Better Boating Access To Harrington

Construction work will start later this month to upgrade boating access to the Manning River at Harrington Reserve thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Port Macquarie Leslie Williams has secured $82,387 towards the $109,850 project under the...

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Locals Welcome Billion-Dollar Farmers Fund

Drought-impacted farmers in the regions are urged to consider applying for low-interest loans under the Nationals in Government’s Farm Innovation Fund, following news the Fund will be boosted to $1 billion. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said farmers...

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Upgrades Secured For After-School Care

St Joseph's Primary School Maclean has been given a boost to its out-of-school-hours/vacation care facility thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Nationals in Government to improve its indoor and outdoor amenities. Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis and the Minister...

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