Cultural digitisation at Yarrawarra

Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh at Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre with digitisation officer Maddison Whitford (left) and Yarrawarra’s Wadjar Regional Indigenous Gallery creative director Alison Williams. Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Corindi will digitally preserve and protect the Centre’s valuable cultural collection thanks to a $200,000 Creative Capital investment by the NSW Nationals…

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Boosting Aboriginal health services in Upper Hunter

Local Aboriginal communities will have access to improved and upgraded health services with the Upper Hunter Electorate receiving a share of a record $6.9 million as part of the NSW Government’s Aboriginal Health Minor Capital Works Program. The program will share the funding across 24 organisations for 45 infrastructure projects, which include upgrades to health…

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Safer cycling in Grafton

Zac Masters from Changing Lanes Changing Lives joins Grafton Midday Rotary Club president Lee Taylor, Rotary member Brian Lane, and Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis Grafton Midday Rotary Club has been granted more than $4,900 following a successful application under the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Community Road Safety Fund to help deliver its…

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Tourism boost for Canola Trail

Junee Shire Council has been successful in receiving a $1,075,000 boost for its Canola Trail Activation Program thanks to Round Two of the NSW Government’s Regional Tourism Activation Fund. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said the Canola Trail Activation Program is a collective initiative of Junee, Coolamon, and Temora shires. “Visitors come from far…

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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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