Better protection of Mudgee tourism and growth

Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders with Mid-Western Regional Council Mayor Des Kennedy. Planning rules have been updated to better protect local character and support the future growth of Mudgee. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said the State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) was updated last year to protect regional cities from encroaching renewable energy…

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Community shapes the future of Coffs Jetty foreshore

Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh at the Jetty Foreshore with The Observatory Apartments manager Lydia Crossingham (left) and Project Steering Advisory Committee member Cath Fowler The draft masterplan for the revitalisation of the Coffs Harbour Jetty Foreshore is being refined with even greater focus on open space, support for local businesses, and tourism…

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Making a splash in Temora

Nationals Member for Cootamundra, Steph Cooke, has attended the opening of the upgrades to the Temora Swimming pool. The upgrades were completed, in part, thanks to a $990,000 contribution from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Greater Cities and Regional Sport Facility Fund, with funding of $1.21 million co-contributed by Temora Shire Council. “These…

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Delivering for female firefighters in Singleton

Work will start soon on upgrading Singleton Fire Station to provide new dedicated female amenities as part of a $50 million investment from the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Dave Layzell said the decades-old building will be upgraded with new bathrooms and change rooms. “This project will benefit both…

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Building the case for expanding Dubbo Regional Airport

Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders with Dubbo Regional Council Mayor Mathew Dickerson and Councillor Shibli Chowdhury Dubbo’s status as a regional emergency services centre of excellence has received a boost, thanks to a significant investment from the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has announced $98,250 for Dubbo…

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Casino CBD transformation

Casino’s CBD is set to come alive with $334,000 from the NSW Nationals in the state government to beautify the main street. Nationals MP for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said he was delighted to have Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole in Casino to officially open the CBD revitalisation project, which is part…

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Mining and exploration booms in NSW

An additional $27 million will be invested by the NSW Nationals in the state government to fund advanced stage mining infrastructure projects and exploration for critical minerals. Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for Resources Paul Toole has announced the successful recipients for Stream Two of the Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Activation Fund and Round…

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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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