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Deer Hunting Regulations Lifted

  Deer hunting regulations have been eased across the State to help licensed hunters assist farmers manage deer numbers. Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said this was a necessary step to manage wild deer populations “Our farmers, the environment and community are...

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Nationals in Government Support Indigenous Heritage

NLALC Board Deputy Chair Brandon Moyle, Deputy Premier John Barilaro, local elder Jim Williams, NLALC CEO Trisha Williams and NLALC Chair Raylene Robertson at the shores of the Queanbeyan River in Googong, nearby the site for the new building. More cultural events are...

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Community Campaigner Picked For Eden-Monaro

  Grassroots community campaigner Sophie Wade has been preselected as The Nationals’ Candidate for Eden-Monaro. A small-business owner, road safety campaigner and mother of three, Mrs Wade says she is ready to take the fight to Labor at the next federal election. “The...

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Half A Billion Secured For Water Works

  Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has declared the Nationals want to build more dams, announcing half a billion dollars for water projects. The massive increase to the National Water Infrastructure Development Fund will bolster the delivery of transformational...

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Son Of The Region Preselected For Cowper

  A lawyer and former police officer has been preselected as The Nationals Candidate for Cowper ahead of the next federal election. Born and raised in Kempsey, Patrick Conaghan has practised law for the past 18 years and has run his own successful practice for 16...

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Champion Of The Land Signs Off After Long Career

  "To the many people of the west I have come to know, I thank you for your forthrightness, for your frankness in bringing issues to my attention, and for your friendship as we worked through those issues." Since 2000, The Honourable Rick Colless has been a steadfast...

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Matthew Fraser To Run For Richmond

  Matthew Fraser has been preselected as the Nationals Candidate for Richmond. A small business owner, Mr Fraser has contested the seat of Richmond twice in the past and says he is keen to restore strong representation to the region. “The people of Richmond deserve...

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Nationals MP Stands Up For Timber Industry

  NSW Nationals Member for Murray Austin Evans has made an impassioned plea to restore sustainable timber harvesting in selected areas of the Murray Valley National Park. Mr Evans’ bill in Parliament aims to reinstate access to areas in the Murray Valley, including...

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Long Career Of Public Service Draws To An End

  NSW Nationals MP Troy Grant has called time on a 30-year career in public service, making a valedictory speech in Parliament. A former NSW Police inspector who was twice awarded the Commissioner's Commendation for Courage, Mr Grant has spent the past eight years...

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Andrew Fraser Says Farewell To Parliament

  Long-serving Nationals MP Andrew Fraser has paid tribute to those who helped him throughout his 28 years in office. The Member for Coffs Harbour gave his valedictory speech in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday and made an appeal to his colleagues to govern for...

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Nationals In Government Look At Milk Prices

  The survival of our dairy farmers is something the Nationals in Government take very seriously, with milk prices barely covering the cost of production. Upper House Nationals MLC Wes Fang has spoken to people across the State as part of the NSW Legislative Council's...

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More Than $35 Million For Barwon Communities

  The Nationals in Government have made 2018 a record year of investment for regional areas. As a result of strong economic and financial management and its successful reform agenda, Barwon communities now share in world-class infrastructure and services, with more...

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Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade For Tamworth School

  Students, staff and families at Tamworth Public School will see their future classrooms for the first time today, with new images of the proposed works released by NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson. Mr Anderson said the multi-million dollar upgrade,...

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Funding Announced For Wilcannia Weir

  The Nationals in Government have committed $30 million to upgrade the Wilcannia Weir. Jointly-funded by the State and Federal Governments, the weir will provide a source of drinking water, as well as being a place for recreation and culture. NSW Nationals Water...

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Major Investment Into Regional Students

  Federal Nationals MP Mark Coulton has welcomed plans to spend more than $24 million over the next four years to help establish or expand 16 Regional Study Hubs covering 22 locations throughout Australia. The Nationals Member for Parkes said the funding of Regional...

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OPINION: Radical Vegans Campaign For Meat Taxes

  Extreme-left activists are campaigning for “meat taxes” on social media, forcing the beef industry to defend itself. While the activists claim hiking the prices of beef, lamb and pork would save the health system millions and prevent deaths, Australian health and...

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Michael Johnsen Re-endorsed For Upper Hunter

  Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen was re-endorsed as the NSW Nationals Candidate for the 2019 State Election at a preselection meeting on Saturday. A country boy at heart, Michael has been an active member of The Nationals for more than 20 years and has a long...

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Greens Seek Radical End To Beef And Dairy Farmers

  A North Coast Greens candidate wants to kill Australia’s beef and dairy industry. In a post to his Facebook page, Daniel Reid wrote “Cattle don’t belong on this land and the cost of supporting them through drought is extreme.” He has since edited the post to remove...

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