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Saluting their service

Saluting their service

Community groups and organisations across the State will be better equipped to remember the service and sacrifice of our current and former Australian Defence Force personnel thanks to the Nationals in Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program....

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New Department bringing jobs to the regions

New Department bringing jobs to the regions

An office for the newly-created Department of Regional NSW will be established in Dubbo, Queanbeyan, Armidale and Coffs Harbour, bringing hundreds of new jobs to the regions and putting regional communities at the forefront of government decision making. NSW Nationals...

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Tackling homelessness in the Tweed

Tackling homelessness in the Tweed

Intensive work to reduce rough sleeping in Tweed Heads and surrounding areas is delivering positive results with dozens of people assisted into safe and secure housing. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said the NSW Nationals in Government’s $5.1 million assertive...

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Taree respiratory clinic opening on Monday

Taree respiratory clinic opening on Monday

Federal Nationals Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie has announced a new respiratory clinic will open on Monday, June 29 at Butterworth Lane, Taree. Dr Simon Holliday will be managing the clinic that will assess members of the public who have mild to moderate cold or...

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Showground upgrade to help during pandemic

Showground upgrade to help during pandemic

NSW Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has visited Weethalle Showground to celebrate $144,108 in recent funding. The funding, granted as part of the NSW Nationals in Government's COVID-19 stimulus package, will refurbish the kitchen, install outdoor seating...

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Local businesses awarded $600,000 to reduce waste

Local businesses awarded $600,000 to reduce waste

NSW Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin has announced Cool Planet and The Diverter had each been awarded $300,000 through the Bin Trim Program to work with NSW businesses to help them increase their recycling and reduce waste going to landfill....

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Truck wash upgrade saves water and cuts costs

Truck wash upgrade saves water and cuts costs

NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen has welcomed upgrades to the truck wash at Scone’s Regional Livestock Selling Centre, which will allow waste to be recycled on site, reducing environmental impacts and keeping livestock loads on the move. The...

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Resources for Regions pumps funding into Gunnedah

Resources for Regions pumps funding into Gunnedah

Round Seven of the Resources for Regions program will pump $1,430,305 into Gunnedah Shire Council as well as acknowledging the contribution mining makes to the economy of the region. NSW Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the funding announcement was...

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Bulahdelah prepares for next bushfire season

Bulahdelah prepares for next bushfire season

Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has welcomed the NSW Nationals in Government’s commitment to ensure the safety of communities from bushfires following the announcement of a new State Mitigation Crew for Bulahdelah. On top of a record firefighting budget, the...

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Supporting the women of NSW

Supporting the women of NSW

NSW Nationals Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor discusses the challenges rural and regional women face during drought, bushfire and pandemic. We know it has been an incredibly challenging time for everyone across NSW, with so many doing it tough dealing with the...

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Fighting to deliver Orange Sports Stadium

Fighting to deliver Orange Sports Stadium

NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway has made the importance of the Orange Sports Stadium clear, by calling for shovels to be in the ground by December. “Orange shouldn’t have to wait any longer for this project to commence, now is the time to hand over the $25...

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Reforms deliver fairer, simpler retirement village fees

Reforms deliver fairer, simpler retirement village fees

The NSW Nationals in Government will deliver fairer, more transparent fees for retirement village residents through new laws that will see exit entitlements paid more quickly when residents depart their village. NSW Nationals Minister for Better Regulation and Member...

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New transport service for Tumut and Wagga Wagga

New transport service for Tumut and Wagga Wagga

Locals in Tumut and Wagga Wagga will benefit from a new trial bus service rolling out across the region providing better connectivity and more travel choices for residents. NSW Nationals Duty MLC for Wagga Wagga Wes Fang said the return service running from Tumut to...

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Rebuilding relief for primary producers

Rebuilding relief for primary producers

Four new initiatives to support the forestry industry, wine producers and apple growers hit by the bushfires and the effects of COVID-19 are set to form a major plank in the rebuilding effort in communities across Australia. The $86 million worth of new targeted...

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Iconic zoo’s newest waterhole officially opened

Iconic zoo’s newest waterhole officially opened

NSW Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has officially opened Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s newest precinct: the Waterhole. The Waterhole precinct, a $10.2 million project jointly funded by the NSW Nationals in Government and Taronga, features an open style café...

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Drought relief approved for Richmond Valley Council

Drought relief approved for Richmond Valley Council

Richmond Valley Council has received a $1 million Nationals in Government grant to assist with drought relief, which will be used to support important community infrastructure. Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan joined local mayor Robert Mustow to...

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Full steam ahead for Iluka’s new Ambulance Station

Full steam ahead for Iluka’s new Ambulance Station

Iluka’s wait for its first ever Ambulance Station is almost over with the Government and the local community agreeing to build it on a site adjacent to the Iluka Bowls Club in Spenser Street, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis announced. “When Iluka Ambulance Action...

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Pump track for Lithgow gets green light

Pump track for Lithgow gets green light

Bathurst Nationals MP Paul Toole has announced funding of $522,353 for the development of a ‘pump track’ in Lithgow. The grant to Lithgow City Council comes from the NSW Nationals in Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. “This project will further enhance...

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