$6 million for flood mitigation works in Young

The Nationals in Government are investing more than $6 million towards an $8.2 million project which will help prevent flood events in Young. The Young Trunk Drainage Upgrade involves the demolition of a section of existing 1500mm culvert, construction of a 4×1.6m concrete channel, construction of twin 1500mm culverts, and connection to existing minor drainage…

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Wambanumba Creek Bridge officially opened

The new Wambanumba Creek Bridge will enhance road safety and productivity along the Murringo Road between Murringo and Young. The bridge was officially opened by Federal Nationals Member for Riverina Michael McCormack, State Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke, and Hilltops Regional Council Mayor Margaret Roles. Mr McCormack said the Nationals in Government contributed $1,544,500…

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Barnaby Joyce – National Press Club address

Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals’ Leader Barnaby Joyce has addressed the National Press Club. He said while this election may be fought by politicians, it is an expression of the fundamental democratic right of the Australian people. “It is a choice between a strong Coalition Government and a Labor opposition presenting one of the most…

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Kevin Hogan announces $3.5 million for new “game changer” affordable housing

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced $3.5 million to build 22 affordable two-bedroom units for seniors in South Grafton, if the government is re-elected. “This project includes constructing 22 seniors-specific two bedroom units with lock up garage, a community building for communal activities, and landscaped grounds and gardens to provide visual amenity…

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“This policy will have significant benefits for industry and for the sovereignty and security of our nation”

If re-elected, a Coalition Government will, within six months, introduce measures to increase Australia’s sovereign maritime capability that can be called upon in times of national crisis or natural disaster. 90 per cent of global trade is transported on ships and Australia’s commercial fleet is currently made up of 13 large scale vessels. Deputy Prime…

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Kevin Hogan officially opens Nana Glen Playground

The growing community of Nana Glen now has a new playground, after a $205,000 investment by the Nationals in Government. Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan said it is great news for the community and a wonderful asset for everyone to enjoy. “The playground includes a combination unit with slides, basket, infant swing, spinner,…

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$1 million upgrade for Woolgoolga Beach Reserve

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced a $1 million upgrade for Woolgoolga’s Foreshore and Beach Reserve if the Government is re-elected. Mr Hogan said this is fantastic news for our community. “This funding will go towards Stage 2 of Council’s masterplan, which includes a new viewing deck, beach access ramp, pathways, showers,…

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Cheers to tourism in Cowper

Local wineries, breweries, and distilleries will be able to invest in upgrading their cellar door facilities to make the Mid North Coast an ever greater tourism hotspot. As a part of our Plan for a Strong Economy and Stronger Future, the Nationals in Government will invest $15 million to make up to $100,000 in matched…

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Net gain for Cowper

Federal Nationals Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan says the expansion of the Horticultural Netting Program – Trial will benefit horticulture producers across the electorate. The rollout of the program follows the signing of a funding agreement with the NSW Government. Nationals Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud and Mr Conaghan have announced the…

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Nats score winner for Mid North Coast sport

The Nationals in Government are bringing Stage One of the new Port Macquarie High Performance Football Centre to life with a $5 million funding injection. The money comes on top of the $15 million already contributed by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council to see this $20 million project come to fruition. The Mid North Coast is fast…

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