Building a career in construction

Students in the Dubbo electorate now have more opportunities after completing school, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Infrastructure Traineeship Program. The two-year traineeship program is a collaboration between Government infrastructure agencies and industry partners, offering Year 12 school leavers a rounded experience. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said applications are…

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Celebrating Bendemeer CWA centenary

Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson has joined the women of the Bendemeer Country Women’s Association (CWA) to celebrate 100 years of friendship, tea, scones, and strong advocacy for the people of regional Australia. Mr Anderson said the Bendemeer CWA had been strong advocates for their local community and congratulated them on this important milestone.…

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Gillespie speaks out for veterans

Federal Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie has called on the Minister for Veterans Affairs to review the Albanese Government’s decision to withdraw funding from the Mid North Coast Veteran Wellbeing initiative. “In my electorate I have about 3,000 veterans. That is a big slice of veterans in the North Coast, “ Dr Gillespie…

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NSW women shine at Agrifutures Rural Women’s Award

Five of rural NSW’s most innovative and inspiring women have been celebrated in Parliament House in Canberra at a ceremony for the 2022 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award. Nationals Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor has congratulated national winner Stephanie Tretheway from Tasmania, who founded Motherland Australia – a not-for-profit organisation that aims to eliminate the crippling…

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South Grafton locals love tennis court upgrade

Tennis enthusiasts in South Grafton can look forward to an enhanced playing experience at the Braylesford Park, South Grafton High School facility, with the NSW Nationals in the state government providing $53,790 to help resurface the courts with synthetic grass. Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis said the funding is the result of a successful application…

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Minister late again in foot-and-mouth fight

The late announcement of a ban on importing meat products for personal use from all countries with foot-and-mouth disease shows the Federal Government continues to be indecisive in dealing with the FMD crisis in Indonesia. Nationals Leader and Shadow Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud said this was a step forward in protecting our biosecurity but…

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Narromine soccer to have a place to call home

Narromine’s future soccer stars will have a home they can be proud of, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Infrastructure Grants Program. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said the Narromine Soccer Club has received $172,000 to refurbish amenities at Dundas Oval. “The Narromine Soccer Club’s junior ranks are growing fast, and…

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Farming exports forecast to reach record $70.3 billion

Exceptional growing conditions and high global prices are continuing to benefit Australian agricultural production and exports. The new ABARES September quarter Agricultural Commodities Report is forecasting agricultural export earnings to climb to a record $70.3 billion for 2022-23 – almost 50% more than what it was 10 years ago after accounting for inflation. ABARES Executive…

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Sourcing the minerals and metals of the future

Applications are now open for the first round of a new fund set to turbocharge the critical minerals and high-tech metals sector and position regional NSW as a major global supplier. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Activation Fund would help diversify and accelerate mining…

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Building a career in construction

Students in the Myall Lakes now have more opportunities after completing school, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Infrastructure Traineeship Program. The two-year traineeship program is a collaboration between government infrastructure agencies and industry partners, offering Year 12 school leavers a rounded experience in the infrastructure sector. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes,…

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Senator Ross Cadell – inaugural speech

In just over two months on a Sunday afternoon at about this time a driver will exit Forrest’s Elbow on Mount Panorama for the last time. They will hit 300 kilometres an hour going down Conrod Straight before going through the Chase and taking Murray’s Corner. Seconds after that they will take the chequered flag…

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Nominations open for 2023 NSW Women of the Year awards

The search is on to find the most outstanding and influential women in NSW, with nominations now open for the 2023 NSW Women of the Year Awards. Nationals Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor said the annual awards play an important role in recognising inspirational women from diverse backgrounds across regional and metropolitan NSW. “These awards…

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