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New Course To Tackle IT Skills Shortage

TAFE NSW in Gunnedah and Tamworth has moved to help address the shortage of skilled computer programming and IT workers by introducing a new computer programming course, Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson has announced. Mr Anderson said the Certificate IV in...

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Drought Stimulus Package For Upper Hunter Roads

Four major roads in the Hunter region are getting a funding injection thanks to the Nationals in Government and our Drought Stimulus Package. NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen joined Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro at...

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Junee Hosts Bulk Rail Freight Symposium

Rail town Junee plays a key role in the national economy and NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke made sure the message went full steam ahead at a recent rail conference. Junee Shire Council brought together key players in the bulk rail freight industry to...

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Regional Youth Taskforce Applications Extended

Regional youth can suggest solutions to tackle issues important to them, such as getting a job, transport, mental health, housing and homelessness, thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh encouraged young people to...

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More Good News For Seniors Thanks To Budget Strength

More than 1 million Australians will benefit from a multimillion-dollar boost across the next four years after a decision to cut deeming rates. The changes will benefit about 628,000 age pensioners and more than 455,000 people receiving other payments, and are on top...

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Nats In Government Urge Families To Adopt Pets

NSW Nationals Member for the Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders says people considering welcoming a pet into the family should consider adopting a cat or dog from a local pound or other rehoming organisation. Mr Saunders said people adopting from a pound or rehoming...

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Full Steam Ahead On Inland Rail Benefits

Rural and regional communities will benefit thanks to significant transport savings from the massive Inland Rail project. The transformative Inland Rail project is a $9.3 billion, 1700 kilometre rail line between Brisbane and Melbourne which will enable freight to be...

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Fresh Funding A Sweet Tune For Coffs Coast

NSW Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has announced Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal Corporation will receive $60,000 for a significant new arts and cultural project. It’s one of seven diverse projects sharing $377,300 in the second round...

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Nats Delivering On Emergency Service Promises

NSW Nationals Member for Tweed Geoff Provest is busy delivering on his promises, turning the sod on the new Tweed Hospital, delivering the Pottsville Ambulance Station, and securing more Police resources. A sod-turning ceremony marked the countdown to the start of...

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TAFE Short Courses Opening Doors In Regions

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is encouraging those considering a career in health and wellbeing to try the new TAFE NSW Health and Community Services short course. A forecast given by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, South East and Tablelands...

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Tamworth Gymnasts Flip Out For State

Four young Tamworth Gymnasts have been honoured for their outstanding achievement representing New South Wales at the 2018 Australian Gymnastics Championships. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the four athletes had been presented with the NSW...

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Tax Relief To Help Regional Families

Low and middle income earners across regional communities will start to receive immediate tax relief from next week says Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan. “We have delivered on our promise to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief,” Mr...

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Commissioner To Protect Our Most Vulnerable

Adults with a disability and older people across the regions now have a powerful advocate in their corner with the appointment of Robert Fitzgerald AM as NSW’s first Ageing and Disability Commissioner. The Commissioner began work this week tasked with protecting...

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Positions Vacant

Events Manager We are looking for someone special who can effectively deliver our annual events and fundraising strategy to ensure continued growth. Coordinating the Party's major fundraising events, Annual General Conference and other National Party events (such as...

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Nats Welcomed In Inverell | Photos

The NSW Nationals had a great time in Inverell with our Annual General Conference, as seen by the photos of our welcome reception here. Find more photos and stories at the links below: NNLI Event Gallery Gala Dinner Gallery NSW Nationals Elect New Chairman Bede Bids...

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Nationals In Government Delivering For Farmers

The Nationals in Government have delivered on an election commitment to protect the privacy of Australian farmers and primary producers by introducing legislation to protect them from the unlawful actions of animal activists. The Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural...

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Annual General Conference 2019 Motions

The NSW Nationals’ Annual General Conference is always a great example of grassroots democracy in action, which is very healthy within the Party. Here are the successful motions put to the Conference in Inverell. The Agenda Committee received 197 motions from...

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