Budget delivers for Oxley

Nationals Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey says the 2022 NSW Budget will help families and business to secure a brighter future for the region. “The region has been through enormous challenges over the past few years, and this budget offers support, stronger services, and strategic reform,” Ms Pavey said. “These projects and initiatives reflect the…

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Budget delivers for the Tweed

The Tweed is set to become the envy of the region when it comes to health and education, with a stunning investment boost in the 2022-23 NSW Budget. Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest said the budget is a massive win for the Tweed. “Most of the north coast’s big ticket health and education spending is…

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Budget delivers education revolution

NSW children and families will benefit for generations to come, with the 2022-23 NSW Budget committing $15.9 billion to transforming early childhood education, child development and women’s economic participation over the next decade. Nationals Minister for Education and Early Learning Sarah Mitchell said the NSW Government’s visionary investment in the State’s youngest learners was sparking…

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Modernising schools secures a brighter future for NSW students

A record investment in NSW schools is powering initiatives to improve student outcomes across New South Wales. The 2022-23 NSW Budget commits more than $21.4 billion towards the ongoing implementation of evidence-based initiatives, including the School Success Model, Ambassador Schools Program, the new Kindergarten-to-Year-12 curriculum, and the historic school building program. Nationals Minister for Education…

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Record investment in emergency services

$400 million will be invested over the next four years in Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW), the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and the NSW State Emergency Service (SES), bringing the NSW Government’s investment in emergency services in 2022-23 to more than $4.2 billion to make communities safer and stronger. Nationals Minister for Emergency Services…

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Back to school budget boost

Parents will receive help to pay for school supplies thanks to a new $193 million program in the 2022-23 NSW Budget. The Premier’s Back to School program will provide families with a $150 subsidy for each child who attends a primary or secondary school in NSW in 2023. The program will help boost the family…

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$59 million support for regional youth

A record $59 million over four years will be invested in regional youth as part of the 2022-23 NSW Budget to deliver local programs that ensure young people continue to thrive in their communities. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the package included funding to appoint more Youth Community Coordinators (YCCs)…

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$1 billion for primary industries

The NSW Nationals in the state government will invest more than $1 billion in economic, social and environmental programs to build more resilient and stronger primary industries in the 2022-23 State Budget. Nationals Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW Dugald Saunders said the NSW primary industries sector was valued at $20.9 billion last year, and…

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All systems go for Coffs Harbour bypass

The NSW and Australian governments have announced Ferrovial Gamuda Joint Venture will design and construct the new $2.2 billion Coffs Harbour Bypass, with major construction to begin early next year. The project will upgrade around 14 kilometres of the Pacific Highway at Coffs Harbour, starting from south of Englands Road roundabout and finishing at the…

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