Nats in Government light up Bathurst training grounds

Sporting organisations in Bathurst have shared in $4.6 million of grants to purchase equipment, improve facilities and increase participation opportunities. NSW Nationals Deputy Leader and Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said the grants would assist local sporting organisations as COVID-19 restrictions slowly ease, with Bathurst District Football being one of the worthy recipients. “Soccer is…

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Local businesses needed for Dungowan Dam

Local construction businesses can now register their interest to help build the $480 million Dungowan Dam and Pipeline project through a new online WaterNSW portal aimed at increasing local involvement. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson welcomed the announcement of a new business portal and was extremely excited by the local opportunities presented by…

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Michael McCormack

Building Better Regions with 163 new projects

Drought-affected regional communities across Australia will benefit from 163 new local infrastructure and community projects as part of a $207 million investment under Round 4 of the Federal Nationals in Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack said this funding injection comes at a critical time…

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Trangie Tennis Club to shine bright

The big serves and deft volleys of Trangie’s tennis players will be on show under lights thanks to funding secured by NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders. The Trangie Community Tennis Club has been granted $12,874 from the Local Sports Grants Program, which will allow for the installation of new lighting, as well as…

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Accommodation landed for NSW public boarding students

The NSW Nationals in Government have announced a plan to get public boarding school students back into their dormitory facilities after weeks of learning from home. Until recently, boarding schools had been unable to return all of their students to full-time face-to-face learning due to Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) guidelines, which outlined that…

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Nats driving Newell Highway rebuild project

The Northern Tablelands’ largest road project in living memory, the $203 million rebuild of the Newell Highway from Mungle Back Creek to Boggabilla, is powering ahead thanks to the Nationals in Government. Jointly funded by the Commonwealth and NSW Governments, Federal Nationals Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Northern Tablelands Nationals MP Adam Marshall have…

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Sam Farraway MLC

Far west gets boosted arts and cultural support

NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway has announced communities in Barwon will receive $135,000 in funding through Round 2 of the Government’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program. Local organisations such as the Broken Hill Historical Society Inc were included in 74 successful projects sharing in over $2.7 million as part of the second round…

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Nats in Government upgrade local libraries

The Temora Library will be getting an $189,014 upgrade thanks to funding from the NSW Nationals in Government’s Public Library Infrastructure Grant program. It is just one of many regional library projects to receive funding from the NSW Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke announced the library will receive improvements including…

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Nats MP helping businesses get back on track

Australians have done a great job of flattening the curve of coronavirus, Federal Nationals Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan says, and now the regions are on the road back. Mr Conaghan is conducting a business survey through local company Jetty Research to identify opportunities where the Federal Nationals in Government can assist business owners to…

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COVID-19 stimulus accelerates road works

Upgrades to intersections across the regions have been fast-tracked as part of the NSW Nationals in Government’s economic stimulus package. NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead said stimulus funding from the $2.3 billion COVID-19 package announced in March had allowed Transport for NSW to bring forward and deliver projects in his region on…

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Michael McCormack

More support for small regional businesses

The Federal Nationals in Government have committed more than $4.7 million to provide small regional businesses affected by COVID-19 with access to free and confidential financial counselling. Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack said the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) could support hundreds of regional small businesses. “This announcement is another step forward…

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Trevor Hicks talks Eden-Monaro

The NSW Nationals candidate for Eden-Monaro, Trevor Hicks, ran an automotive mechanical business in Queanbeyan for 22 years before selling up to spend more time at home on the farm. Find out more about Trevor’s passion for local jobs and opportunities ahead of the July 4 Eden-Monaro by-election. Trevor Hicks is a local councillor, farmer…

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Green light for Richmond Valley industrial development

Crucial infrastructure works to develop 46 hectares of new industrial land in Casino has been given the green light, allowing major businesses to commence operations. Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan announced $1.5 million to help the local council provide power, water, sewerage and a road network to two key sites. “This project is…

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Coulton visits north west

Federal Nationals Member for Parkes has an enormous electorate to cover – it accounts for almost half of NSW in size. But he hasn’t let that stop him from getting to every nook and cranny as he serves the local communities he loves. “It was wonderful to be back in the North West of my…

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