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Nationals MP Wants To Rebuild Hospital

  Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has launched a community campaign to help build the strongest possible case to secure the $263.8 million required to redevelop Grafton Base Hospital. Mr Gulaptis was joined by Clarence Valley Council mayor Jim Simmons, Northern...

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Active Transport Grant Submissions Open

  NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced submissions for new walking and cycling proposals are now being accepted by Roads and Maritime Services until December 14, 2018. The submissions will help determine the 2019/20 Active Transport...

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Grassroots Member Named Rural Community Leader

A grassroots Nationals member from the Mid-North Coast has been named Rural Community Leader of the Year. Farming Together director Lorraine Gordon has been instrumental in helping establish farming co-operatives, and was a former NSW Rural Woman of the Year and CEO...

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Give Graffiti The Brush Off In Our Communities

  The Nationals in Government are urging residents to throw their support behind Graffiti Removal Day on Sunday, October 21 to reclaim our regions’ graffiti hotspots. “People are sick of vandals defacing public amenities and it’s time to send a clear message that...

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Vital Live-Saving Strategy Unveiled

Communities across the State will have more mental health support than ever before under a new comprehensive strategy to begin NSW’s journey to zero suicides. NSW Nationals MPs are encouraging people to reach out for help with almost $90 million set aside to deliver...

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Free Road Safety Workshops In Coffs

  Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser is encouraging road users to attend two separate road safety workshops in Coffs Harbour next week. The first workshop is to support parents and supervisors of learner drivers to be effective teachers, while, the second is aimed...

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Member for Dubbo Welcomes Royal Couple

  Rain failed to dampen the enthusiasm of 15,000 people who attended a ceremony in Victoria Park, Dubbo, to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Wednesday. NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Troy Grant thanked the royal couple for choosing to visit the city, and said...

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Vital upgrades to Indigenous health facilities in Parkes

  The Nationals in Government have dedicated more than $680,000 to Indigenous health providers in the Parkes electorate, thanks to Nationals Federal Member Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton said the funding will be used for vital upgrades to help staff continue delivering...

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Regional Runners Celebrated At Royal Randwick

The NSW Nationals have congratulated all regional racers involved in last weekend's successful Kosciuszko horse race. Grafton-trained horse Belflyer won the first $1.3 million Kosciuszko, the richest country race in Australia, at Royal Randwick on Saturday. In July,...

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Broken Hill Spared From Pipeline Price

  The Nationals in Government have announced that Essential Water customers in Broken Hill won’t pay for the cost of the River Murray pipeline, should the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) determine that the cost be passed on, as the last of 22,000...

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Troy Grant Thanks Dubbo Community Stalwart

  NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Troy Grant has officially recognised more than 20 years of service from a local champion. A large crowd of golfers was at Dubbo Golf Club on Monday when Mr Grant handed out an Electorate Award to Tina Beggs. The surprise occasion...

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Nationals In Government Slash Drought Paperwork

  The Federal Nationals have made it easier for farmers to apply for the fortnightly Farm Household Allowance (FHA) hardship payment. Almost $2 billion has been secured for drought relief funding by the Nationals in Government, who have also cut the FHA application...

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Funding Available For NSW Women’s Week Events

  Local Government and not-for-profit community organisations can apply for a share of $100,000 to hold International Women’s Day events next year thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Murray Austin Evans called on communities across the...

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‘No Room For Racists’ Declares NSW Nationals Leader

  Deputy Premier John Barilaro has declared there is no room for racism in the Nationals as the Party investigates claims of “extreme-right infiltration”. The NSW Nationals Leader spoke strongly about weeding out extreme views while speaking to ABC Canberra on Monday...

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Rally Returns To Coffs Thanks To Fraser

The Nationals in Government have successfully campaigned to return one of the world's most prestigious sporting events to regional NSW. The Coffs Coast will remain the home of Rally Australia next year, with the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA)...

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Calls To ‘Feed A Farmer’ This Festive Season

  Help ‘Feed a Farmer’ this festive season – that was the message from emergency services they launched a charity drive calling for food donations on Monday. NSW Nationals Minister for Police and Emergency Services Troy Grant launched the initiative alongside...

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Statement Regarding ‘Alt-Right’ Allegations

Allegations regarding the infiltration of the NSW Young Nationals by “alt-right” and/or “far-right” persons or groups is of the upmost concern to the NSW Nationals and an urgent investigation is to be carried out by the Party’s Constitution & Ethics Committee. As a...

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Nationals In Government Tackling Rural Road Safety

  It is a frightening statistic, but in New South Wales if you drive on country roads, you are four times more likely to die in a crash than in a metropolitan area. As Rural Road Safety Week kicked off, Deputy Prime Minister, Federal Nationals Leader and Minister for...

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