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Nominations open for the NSW Farmer of the year

Nominations open for the NSW Farmer of the year

Member for Monaro John Barilaro is encouraging farmers in the region to nominate for NSW Farmer of the Year and NSW Young Farmer of the Year awards, warning applications close next week. The prestigious awards are judged on the innovative tools farmers are using to...

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Strong action to stop vegan activists

Strong action to stop vegan activists

Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie said tough new farm trespass laws to protect Australia’s farmers from the unlawful actions of animal activists that passed the Australian Parliament this week would be welcomed by primary producers across the region. Dr...

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Are you bushfire ready?

Are you bushfire ready?

As more than 50 fires continue to burn across NSW, Member for the Dubbo electorate Dugald Saunders has encouraged all residents who live near bushland and areas prone to grass fires to start preparing for the bush fire season.  Mr Saunders said ‘Get Ready Weekend’ on...

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Introducing the Bathurst Bullet 2.0

Introducing the Bathurst Bullet 2.0

  The NSW Nationals in Government are reducing the tyranny of distance with an additional train service soon to be running between Bathurst and Sydney.   The Bathurst Bullet 2.0 will begin providing services from Monday September 16 at 7.35am and for the first...

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Work Begins On New Port Macquarie Wharf

Work Begins On New Port Macquarie Wharf

NSW Nationals Member for Port Macquarie Leslie Williams says work has started on a new commercial wharf. Construction of the new $4 million fishermen’s wharf will take 10 months to complete and include an unloading jetty, two new large mooring berths, and extension of...

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Regions To Benefit From Community Project Funds

Regions To Benefit From Community Project Funds

Towns right across regional NSW are getting makeovers thanks to My Community Project funding from The Nationals. Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke announced a brand new adventure playground for Junee thanks to a $200,000 grant. Meanwhile, Member for Tamworth Kevin...

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Millions To Help Regional Patients Access Medicine

Millions To Help Regional Patients Access Medicine

The NSW Nationals in Government are helping remove one of the biggest barriers for rural and regional patients, with a $25.9 million investment. More than 31,000 rural and regional patients who travelled long distances to access medical treatment received a helping...

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Planning Work To Begin On Brand-New Forster Hospital

Planning Work To Begin On Brand-New Forster Hospital

The NSW Nationals in Government are keeping an election promise to the people of Myall Lakes, with planning about to begin on the long-awaited Forster-Tuncurry Hospital. Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead said the first critical stage in the development of a new...

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Sod turned on new Harden Fire Control Centre

Sod turned on new Harden Fire Control Centre

NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has turned the first sod on the new South West Slopes Zone Fire Control Centre, heralding the start of a new era for local NSW Rural Fire Service firefighters. Ms Cooke was joined by NSW RFS Senior Assistant...

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Figures Reveal Nats in Government Back Regions

Figures Reveal Nats in Government Back Regions

New data has revealed the Nationals in Government are helping secure the future of regional areas. Federal Member for Parkes and Decentralisation Minister Mark Coulton said a 44 per cent increase in regional migrant placements were backing the regions and taking...

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Life Under Labor Leaves Land At Loss

Life Under Labor Leaves Land At Loss

Farmers south of the border will soon be slugged with hefty fines if they have a dog on the back of their ute. The latest thought bubble from Victorian Labor’s inner-city elite will see $413 fines issued to farmers trying to go about their work, a clear sign of the...

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Coffs Harbour Community Has Their Say On Bypass

Coffs Harbour Community Has Their Say On Bypass

Tunnels, lower gradients and low-noise pavement have been included in the design for the Coffs Harbour bypass following community feedback. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and NSW Regional Transport Minister Paul Toole announced the news in Coffs Harbour last...

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Bushfire Help On Offer For Affected Communities

Bushfire Help On Offer For Affected Communities

Disaster assistance is now available for the Clarence Valley and Tenterfield Local Government Areas that have been affected by the recent bushfires, Federal Nationals MP Kevin Hogan said. “My thoughts are with the families and businesses who’ve come under threat, some...

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Mount Lambie upgrades making the Great Western Highway safer

Mount Lambie upgrades making the Great Western Highway safer

Safety is at the forefront of an upgrade along the Great Western Highway at Mount Lambie thanks to a $1.7 million investment from the Nationals in Government.   Minister for Regional Transport and Roads and Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said new safety barriers...

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Ian Zanstra announced as Dairy Advocate for NSW

Ian Zanstra announced as Dairy Advocate for NSW

  Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall has this week fulfilled one of the key election promises made during the 2019 State Election by appointing Ian Zanstra as the NSW Dairy Advocate. The new Advocate will provide a strong voice for NSW dairy farmers, by...

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