New England Highway upgrade driving ahead

A major upgrade of the New England Highway between Belford and the Golden Highway is driving ahead, with work to improve safety and travel times along a four-kilometre section of the highway progressing well. Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Dave Layzell said the NSW Nationals in the state government are investing $97 million to provide…

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Work begins on Dungowan pipeline

Work has begun on the New Dungowan Pipeline with Nationals Member for Tamworth and Minister for Lands and Water Kevin Anderson visiting the site to announce the pipeline is on track. Work to complete the Stage 1 of the pipeline extends 19km from Tamworth’s Calala Water Treatment Plant to the Dungowan Showgrounds. This section of…

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Anzac Community Grant recipients

More than 50 communities across NSW have received funding to commemorate veterans in the 2021 Anzac Community Grant program. The Anzac Community Grant Program provides funding to projects and initiatives that recognise Australia’s war service history, educate a new generation, and support the wellbeing of the NSW veteran community. More than $56,000 all-up will be…

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Landmark housing agreement in Monaro

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council has described a landmark agreement to build 140 new homes in Cooma as “fantastic news.” The agreement has been reached between the NSW Aboriginal Land Council, Merrimans Local Aboriginal Land Council, and the NSW Government. The partnership will see up to new 140 homes built on Crown land between the…

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Nats deliver for Bolwarra

Funding from the NSW Nationals in the federal government is delivering upgraded road and recreation facilities in Bolwarra near Maitland. Federal funding of $672,400 has delivered major road reconstruction on Lang Drive at Bolwarra Heights, resulting in a safer and smoother road with better traffic flow. At Bolwarra Lookout, the final stages of a $700,000…

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“Welcome to the Clarence and thank you for caring”

Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has met the new cohort of medical staff who have commenced working at both Grafton Base and Maclean District Hospitals. “Junior doctors, resident medical officers and registrars taking up positions with the Clarence Health Service is the best possible news in these still worrying times” Mr Gulaptis said. “These five…

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Upgrade for Narromine Showground

The Narromine Showground is set for an upgrade thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Crown Reserves Improvement Fund. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has announced $46,093 to upgrade the water reticulation system at the showground. “The Narromine Showground is the much-loved home of the Narromine Turf Club, Narromine Pony Club and,…

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Safety upgrades for New England Highway

Motorists can look forward to safer and smoother journeys along the New England Highway with safety upgrades commencing this week on a three-kilometre section at Nemingah. Nationals Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the $4.2 million project was partly funded by the Saving Loves on Country Roads initiative, as part of the NSW Nationals in…

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Nats supporting Ricky Stuart Foundation

We know Ricky Stuart is an Australian sporting great. Ricky is also a passionate campaigner for those in society who need a hand. In 2011, after Ricky’s daughter Emma was diagnosed with autism, the Ricky Stuart Foundation was formed. The Foundation has three key goals: providing a voice for individuals and families by raising awareness…

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New Murrumburrah-Harden Health Service officially opened

Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) patients will benefit from the new Murrumburrah-Harden Health Service, which has been officially opened. Nationals Member for Cootamundra, Steph Cooke, opened the new 33-bed purpose-built facility which will deliver enhanced health and aged care services closer to home. “Based on the Multipurpose Service (MPS) model, this health service will future-proof…

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Review to boost women in the workforce

Empowering women and improving their economic opportunities will be the focus of the NSW Government’s landmark Women’s Economic Opportunities Review and Expert Reference Panel. The Review will focus on supporting women to enter, re-enter and stay in the workforce, including through identifying opportunities to reduce salary and superannuation discrepancy and improve access to and affordability…

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