Have your say on Princes Highway upgrade

Locals are invited to have their say on the first six-kilometre section of the Princes Highway upgrade between Jervis Bay Road and Sussex Inlet Road to help deliver a safer, more reliable journey for all motorists. This section of the Princes Highway, between Jervis Bay Road and Hawken Road, is the highest priority for upgrade…

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Christmas comes early for fishers

Fishers’ festivities will kick off tomorrow with the opening of the Murray Cod fishing season. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall said the opening of the season follows the annual three-month breeding closure as well as a record number of recent Murray Cod stockings, which bolstered populations in NSW lakes and rivers after years of…

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Resources for Regions delivers for Bogan Shire

The Bogan Shire will soon benefit from infrastructure improvements and programs that help the community thrive, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $75 million Resources for Regions Round Eight. Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier Sam Farraway has announced three projects for the Bogan Shire, which will deliver major infrastructure improvements. Mr…

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Huge success for Pink Up Namoi

Nationals MLC Bronnie Taylor has thanked supporters who braved floodwaters to attend a fundraising Breast Cancer Breakfast in Narrabri on the weekend. The Breast Ever Breakfast raised money for the McGrath Foundation, which does such outstanding work in communities right across the country. The Foundation funds McGrath Breast Care Nurses, who help individuals and their…

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Window of opportunity for Coffs manufacturer

An aluminium manufacturer in Coffs Harbour is set to expand its operations, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Regional Job Creation Fund. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said a $260,000 grant will help Advance Metal Industries construct a new fabrication facility to expand its current product offerings, creating 13 sustainable…

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$16 million funding wave for surf clubs

Applications are now open for a multi-million dollar funding boost for the state’s Surf Life Saving Clubs to ensure our iconic volunteers continue their vital work keeping people safe at the beach. The Surf Club Facility Program, worth $16 million over four years, will build, upgrade and restore surf lifesaving facilities. There are close to…

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Disaster assistance for Weddin Shire

Disaster assistance has been extended to the Weddin Shire Local Government Area (LGA) to help it recover from damage caused by severe weather which has swept through the region since November 9 Nationals Member for Riverina Michael McCormack said Weddin had joined Forbes and Cowra among Riverina Electorate LGAs to be supported through the Disaster…

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2021 Regional Youth Taskforce holds final meeting

Members of the 2021 Regional Youth Taskforce have met for the final time to tackle issues impacting rural and regional communities following one of the toughest years in NSW’s history. Joined by Nationals Minister for Regional Youth Bronnie Taylor in Sydney, the Taskforce had a focus on ‘community’, one of the four pillars outlined in…

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Nats deliver $500 million rural health boost

Regional and rural communities across NSW will benefit from a health investment of more than $500 million that will deliver enhanced services and more jobs closer to home. The NSW Nationals in the state government have delivered more than 110 health projects in regional NSW since 2011 with another 70 currently underway. This extra investment…

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A knight to remember!

The biggest sporting and cultural event of its kind will come to regional NSW next year for the very first time. Thousands of people are expected to attend and see knights and Vikings battle it out at the Medieval Faire in Orange, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund.…

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NSW disaster assistance extended following severe weather and floods

Disaster assistance is now available in 13 additional local government areas following severe storms and flooding earlier this month. The assistance has been extended to Blayney, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Cabonne, Cobar, Gilgandra, Gunnedah, Gwydir, Narrabri, Port Macquarie Hastings, Upper Hunter, Warrumbungle, and Weddin. This is in addition to the initial declaration for the local government…

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Dine & Discover boost

The Summer holidays just got even better for residents in the Myall Lakes, with two additional $25 Dine & Discover vouchers rolling out for eligible customers from today. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead said the government’s $250 million program expansion, announced as part of the $2.8 billion economic recovery package, means new applicants…

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Growing the regional visitor economy

The NSW Nationals in the state government have announced changes to the state’s Destination Networks to ensure the regional visitor economy is set up for continued success and receives more local resources and support. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the government was committed to growing the visitor economy of regional…

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