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Be alert to Coronavirus scams

Be alert to Coronavirus scams

Australians are coming together to fight the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, people are taking advantage of the community’s anxiety. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s ‘Scamwatch’ has been made aware that scammers are adapting...

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Nats in Government supporting rural communities

Nats in Government supporting rural communities

Federal Parliament has passed important coronavirus economic support measures that will cushion the blow of the coronavirus for Australians, including those living in rural and regional areas. Nationals Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local...

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Helpline for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Helpline for businesses impacted by COVID-19

The Australian Government’s business hotline will now give more support to small and medium businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Operations at the business.gov.au 13 28 46 Contact Centre will increase from five days per week to seven days per week, and...

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NBN Co boosts data for rural and regional customers

NBN Co boosts data for rural and regional customers

The Nationals in Government have welcomed more broadband data for Sky Muster satellite customers living in rural and remote Australia. The initiatives include permanent enhancements to NBN Co’s Sky Muster Plus offering, and a temporary increase to data allowances for...

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Griffith to receive $869,139 for community projects

Griffith to receive $869,139 for community projects

Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier Steph Cooke has announced $869,139 from the NSW Nationals in Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund to build new recreational facilities, create new health programs and upgrade infrastructure. The funding is being...

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Changing but not forgetting says Nats MP

Changing but not forgetting says Nats MP

Federal Nationals Member for Parkes Mark Coulton says the way we commemorate ANZAC Day this year will unfortunately need to change, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, governments and officials are working to find ways for Australians to continue to observe...

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Roads program drives funding for Coffs Coast

Roads program drives funding for Coffs Coast

The Coffs Coast is sharing in $86 million being invested in road, bridge and truck wash projects across the regions in the latest round of the NSW Nationals in Government’s Fixing Country Roads program. NSW Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said this...

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Preliminary work underway at new Googong school

Preliminary work underway at new Googong school

The new primary school for Googong in the Monaro region is one step closer, with preliminary works beginning this week at the new school site. NSW Nationals Leader and Member for Monaro John Barilaro said it marked an exciting milestone for the Googong community....

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Strong industry & Government ties through COVID-19

Strong industry & Government ties through COVID-19

Federal Agriculture Minister and Deputy Nationals Leader David Littleproud has announced a new measure to maintain agricultural production and supply chains through the COVID-19 response. “I’m pleased to announce Mark Tucker will be our Senior Agriculture Industry...

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Nationals in Government to protect the Manning River

Nationals in Government to protect the Manning River

Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced the NSW Nationals in Government will establish a Taskforce of experts to review options for providing a permanent entrance to the Manning River. “The Manning River estuary is a complex waterway with a double...

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Supporting Australian workers and businesses

Supporting Australian workers and businesses

The Federal Government has released the second stage of its economic plan to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus and help build a bridge to recovery. Federal Nationals Member for Lyne, Dr David Gillespie, said a total of $189 billion was being injected into...

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Mylestom to receive $141,000 for new project

Mylestom to receive $141,000 for new project

Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey has announced $141,120 from the NSW Nationals in Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund to improve community infrastructure in Mylestom. Bellingen Shire Council secured funding for the Mylestom kerb, gutter and parking project,...

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Stay calm, stay healthy and look after your community

Stay calm, stay healthy and look after your community

  The NSW Nationals in Government are asking people to talk to their family and friends and start to put together a plan on how to manage any outbreak of Coronavirus. The community is also being urged not to hoard or panic buy. Despite the fear and uncertainty –...

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Millions to fix country roads in Upper Hunter

Millions to fix country roads in Upper Hunter

Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen has announced the region is set to benefit from a share of $86 million being invested into road and bridge projects across regional parts of the state through the latest round of the NSW Nationals in Government’s Fixing Country...

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Signed, sealed, delivered – major upgrade to begin

Signed, sealed, delivered – major upgrade to begin

The upgrade and sealing of Bowlers Lane will boost heavy truck productivity and safety to Tamworth’s important industrial estate in a project worth $1.81 million. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the renovation of the 2.39 kilometre stretch of...

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New and improved departments at Dubbo Hospital

New and improved departments at Dubbo Hospital

New and improved emergency and medical imaging departments at the upgraded Dubbo Hospital have been unveiled. Built as part of the new three-storey clinical building at the hospital, the two essential services will be the first of several to open as part of stages 3...

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Trial run for new Kandos bus service

Trial run for new Kandos bus service

A new bus service connecting residents from Kandos, Rylstone and Lue with Mudgee started a two year trial this week. Bathurst Nationals MP Paul Toole announced the “Connecting Kandos” service was poised to become a game changer for members of the community who have...

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New funding gets Monaro motor running

New funding gets Monaro motor running

NSW Nationals Leader and Member for Monaro John Barilaro joined local MLC Bronnie Taylor to announce Cooma Monaro Historic Automobile Club's plans for a museum will become a reality thanks to the Stronger Countries Community Fund. Mr Barilaro said plans to build a...

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