Farraway to fight for the people of Calare

The NSW Nationals have preselected Sam Farraway as their candidate for the seat of Calare at the forthcoming Federal Election. Mr Farraway has been a Member of the NSW Upper House since October 2019. He served as the Minister for Regional Transport and Roads, and then as the Shadow Minister following the 2023 election. Mr…

Read more

New-look Pioneer Park for Cootamundra

Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke was on hand to help unveil the revitalised Pioneer Park in Cootamundra, following upgrades made possible thanks to a $222,700 investment by previous Federal and State Nationals Governments. Ms Cooke joined Mayor Gil Kelly, along with Cootamundra Gundagai Regional Council staff and other stakeholders for the occasion. Ms Cooke…

Read more

Labor’s lacklustre biodiversity plan

The NSW Nationals have raised concerns over the Minns Labor Government’s plan to address the state of biodiversity, saying it lacks decisive action and balance. The former Nationals Government tasked Ken Henry AC to conduct a comprehensive review to improve the Biodiversity Conservation Act, but Labor’s response is little more than a shopping list of…

Read more

Broadwater Public School is coming home!

A concerted effort by the Broadwater Public P & C Association, the local community and Nationals MP for Clarence Richie Williamson has led to the green light being given to the reconstruction of flood impacted Broadwater Public School. Mr Williamson said this matter has been front and centre for him and the school community, and…

Read more

Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse upgrade

Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, has taken part in the official opening of the upgrades of the Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse. Point Danger, home of the Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, was named by Captain Cook on his 1770 journey up the east coast of Australia to warn mariners of dangerous coral reefs.…

Read more

New Cundletown soccer clubhouse nearing completion

The final fit out is underway on Cundletown’s new soccer club amenities, with the bulk of the building work now complete. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne, Dr David Gillespie, congratulated the Cundletown Soccer Club and MidCoast Council on the project, which was allocated $300,000 in funding under the former Nationals Government’s Local Roads and Community…

Read more

Staying cool at Coffs PCYC

PCYC Coffs Harbour is welcoming a much-needed funding boost thanks to the NSW Community Building Partnership Program. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour, Gurmesh Singh, has congratulated the hardworking PCYC team on its successful funding application which will allow them to proceed with a priority project. “The PCYC has been allocated $24,338 so it can purchase…

Read more

Labor’s water buybacks to hit every household

NSW Shadow Water Minister Steph Cooke said it is only a matter of time before Federal Government water buybacks start to impact household budgets across the country, as the flow-on effect from purchasing water from irrigators drives up the cost of production in the Murray Darling Basin. Ms Cooke said the Federal Government has this…

Read more

Labor dismantling Service NSW

The NSW Nationals are calling on the Minns Labor Government to come clean on the true extent of its cuts to Service NSW and to rethink the sacking of more than 200 frontline staff. Labor has lost control of the state’s Budget and is now slashing one of the most successful government agencies in the…

Read more

Offshore wind farm proposal

The Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications are inviting submissions to an inquiry into the offshore wind industry consultation process. The closing date for submissions is August 30, and Nationals Senator Ross Cadell is encouraging people to make sure their voices are heard. The full Terms of Reference are listed below: The consultation process…

Read more

Northern Tablelands by-election – it’s official!

Congratulations to Brendan Moylan. The NSW Electoral Commission has made the following post on its website. Brendan Moylan was declared elected at 10:39am on Wednesday, 10 July 2024. Brendan received 31,203 first preference votes in the Northern Tablelands by-election. That’s 67.93 per cent of the total. The second-placed candidate, on first preference votes, received 11.38…

Read more

Sitting pretty in Marlee Hall

The Marlee community is looking forward to a more comfortable sitting experience when attending functions at the Marlee Hall, following a successful $13,000 Community Building Partnership grant application. Tanya Thompson, Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, has visited Marlee Hall, to the north-west of Taree, to share the exciting news with the Marlee Hall and Progress…

Read more

Hundreds attend nuclear information session in Lyne

Federal Nationals Member for Lyne, Dr David Gillespie, last night hosted a Nuclear Energy Forum in Taree and will host another in Lorn at Maitland this evening. Guest speaker at both events is Robert Parker, Founder of Nuclear For Climate Australia, and former president of Australian Nuclear Association. Last night’s session at Club Taree was…

Read more