Another blow to the Cowra community

State Nationals MP for Cootamundra Steph Cooke has expressed deep disappointment at the announcement that K Hub, the replacement for Target in Cowra, will no longer be opening. Ms Cooke said the impact of the closures of Target stores in the region has been significant, and the K Hub announcement is another blow to the…

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Golf festival drives into Barooga

A golf festival in Barooga featuring a televised ‘Webex Players Series’ event as well as a Mini Golf Championship and golf simulator activities will hit a hole in one with fans, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund. Duty Nationals MLC for Murray, Wes Fang, said the Murray River…

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Health services boost for the regions

Regional communities will benefit from a $98.3 million health services boost to support local and visiting frontline health workers as part of a record investment in health services and infrastructure in the bush. The NSW Nationals in the state government have announced three new initiatives which aim to attract more health workers to regional NSW…

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Goulburn hospital delivers first class care

The Southern Tablelands community will benefit with the official opening of Goulburn Hospital’s clinical services building. The milestone is part of the $165 million Goulburn Hospital and Health Service redevelopment. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the NSW Nationals in the state government are pushing ahead with a record $900 million…

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Cootamundra community receives $400,000 boost

The Cootamundra electorate has secured $400,000 in funding for a total of 23 projects through the NSW Nationals in the state government’s 2021 Community Building Partnership Program. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said the government funds will deliver much-needed improvements to local facilities including the Young Guide Hall, which received $13,000 under an application…

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Plans lodged for Muswellbrook South Public School upgrade

Planning for the upgrade of Muswellbrook South Public School has progressed, with the lodgement of a Development Application with Muswellbrook Shire Council. The project will deliver 13 new permanent learning spaces within a new split-level building which will also accommodate the relocated covered outdoor learning area (COLA) and sports court. The upgrade will include the…

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New clinical services building open in Coffs

Mid North Coast patients will benefit from new and expanded critical care services as the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $194 million Coffs Harbour Hospital Expansion Project nears completion. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh and Health Minister Brad Hazzard have opened the state-of-the-art Clinical Services Building, which will ensure high-quality, contemporary health…

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Bikes on buses in the bush

Local cyclists are being urged not to miss out on a new bus trial that will see Queanbeyan become one of the first locations in regional NSW to have bike racks fitted to buses. Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro said the trial would kick off on Monday, December 6, on buses travelling between Queanbeyan…

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Intermodal driving road and rail investment

With the opening of the intermodal at Tamworth Global Gateway Park next year, Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson has expressed his desire to continue driving road investment in the region, better connecting the produce to the rail line and on to the global market. Mr Anderson said the intermodal rail line presents a real…

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Community sport funding boost for Far West

Murdi Paaki Regional Rugby League Council has received significant funding from the NSW Nationals in the state government, to support the continued delivery of vital sports competitions and community support services to regions in the Far West. Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier Sam Farraway said $450,000 will ensure communities can continue to take part…

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