Maximum shark protections in place this beach season

The NSW Government is ramping up its shark management measures, launching four Rapid Response Vessels that will be ready for action over the coming months. Nationals Minister for Agriculture Dugald Saunders said the new Rapid Response Vessels form part of the government’s world-leading Shark Mitigation Program. “These Rapid Response Vessels will be strategically located along…

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$400,000 for Coffs Coast community building

The Coffs Coast has secured $400,000 in funding for a total of 16 projects through the NSW Government’s 2022 Community Building Partnership Program. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said these State Government funds will help many of our local organisations to deliver much-needed improvements to facilities which are much-loved by our community, or…

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Why Labor is pushing your grocery bills higher

New Department of Employment and Workplace Relations figures prove Labor is failing the agriculture industry and forcing prices up at the checkout. Federal Nationals Leader David Littleproud says just 2,000 workers have arrived in the past six weeks. Under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) Scheme, only 34,000 workers have arrived, while 40,000 have been…

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Uni scholarships to help regional youth

More young people in out-of-home-care (OOHC) will have an opportunity to pursue their university dreams, with the NSW Government funding 10 scholarships across Charles Sturt University’s six regional campuses. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the scholarships will provide a life-changing opportunity for young people in regional NSW who want to…

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Resources for Regions backs Bland community

Bland Shire Council has been successful in receiving over $5.2million to deliver five projects from round nine as part of the NSW Government Resources for Regions program. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said this program is vital in providing support to mining communities across regional NSW. “This is great news for the Bland community…

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Nats deliver funding for Oxley Crown land reserves

Nationals Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey has announced more than $350,000 in funding to maintain and upgrade Crown land reserves and community facilities across the Oxley region. The NSW Government grants are provided by the Department of Planning and Environment – Crown Lands from the Crown Reserves Improvement Fund. “It’s fantastic that $354,833 has been…

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An incredible milestone for people in the Far West

A decade-long project to completely seal 153 kilometres of the Silver City Highway has been achieved, providing safer and more resilient road for motorists in the state’s Far West. Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Sam Farraway said NSW is one step closer to a fully sealed highway network with the completion of works…

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Mudgee region up in lights

The Mudgee region’s status as a premier sporting destination has received a massive boost thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Resources for Regions program. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has been joined by Mid-Western Regional Council Mayor Des Kennedy to announce $2.3 million to upgrade the lights at Glen Willow Regional…

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Securing the future for regional town water supply

Kevin Anderson with Nationals’ candidate for Murray Peta Betts in Griffith  Regional and remote NSW communities will benefit from improved water and sewerage services as Phase 2 of the Town Water Risk Reduction Program kicks off. Nationals Minister for Lands and Water, Kevin Anderson, who launched the program in Griffith with Nationals’ candidate for Murray…

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Better flood protection for Coffs community

Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh and City of Coffs Harbour General Manager Natalia Cowley at Bonville Creek Many more Coffs Coast residents will be better prepared for potential flooding with $60,000 in NSW Nationals in the state government funding to reduce the impacts of floods. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said…

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Free fun in the regions these school holidays

A travelling science exhibition, adventure activities, and creative workshops are among the many activities available for regional youth to enjoy during the Summer school holidays, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Holiday Break Program. Nationals Minister for Regional Youth Ben Franklin said young people can expand their horizons over the break with…

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$4 million to strengthen Narromine region

Narromine Shire Council is set to embark on a multi-million-dollar scope of works to upgrade the region’s water infrastructure and improve roads, with the support of the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has announced more than $4 million from Round 9 of the NSW Government’s Resources for Regions…

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