Cooler classrooms for Clarence Town

The NSW Nationals in the state government have announced Clarence Town Public School’s inclusion in the Cooler Classrooms Program. Clarence Town is among 37 schools added to the program, taking the total number to 959 schools across the state. The program, announced in 2018, is a five-year $500 million commitment to deliver heating, cooling, and…

Read more

Nats deliver $250 million for Mid North Coast

The NSW Nationals in the federal government are continuing to invest in the future of Cowper with a further $250 million in funding available under the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Applications for Round 6 of the program are now open, paving the way for new projects to be funded and delivered from next year.…

Read more

New Temora hospital in rural health boost

Local residents will benefit from an $80 million investment in Temora Hospital under the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $500 million health boost for rural and regional NSW. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Health and Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke announced the investment, which…

Read more

Nats score a winner for Bulahdelah soccer field

A $165,329 grant from the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund will transform conditions for Bulahdelah Soccer Club. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead said the funding will be used to improve drainage and install lighting. “Bulahdelah Soccer Club successfully installed lighting on one of the two fields in Round…

Read more

Helping hand for country shows

Christmas has come early for country shows right across NSW with funding available to ensure these much-loved community events come back bigger and better than ever in the New Year. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said 190 agricultural shows being staged in 2022 can apply for funding under the NSW Government’s…

Read more

Major funding boost for mountain bike club

The Coffs Coast’s reputation as a mountain biking mecca continues to grow with a $400,397 funding injection from the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has congratulated Woolgoolga Mountain Bike Club on its successful application under the Stronger Country Communities Fund for their significant project which will enhance…

Read more

West Wyalong community welcomes cinema opening

A little piece of Hollywood has returned to West Wyalong at the grand opening of the Tivoli Theatre cinema at the historic Masonic Hall. The dream to bring movie magic back to the West Wyalong community has been realised through $150,000 in funding from the NSW Nationals in the federal government, $450,000 from the NSW…

Read more

Water security delivered for Bland Shire

A new $9 million water infrastructure project will reinforce water security in the Bland Shire to support industry, agriculture and water supply. Federal Nationals Member for Riverina Michael McCormack said the funding would deliver a new water tower, eight-kilometre water supply trunk main, seven-kilometre distribution water main, and new transfer pump station. “Water infrastructure is…

Read more

Nats hit bullseye for Coffs Coast Archery Club

Federal Nationals Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced $3,500 for the Coffs Coast Archery Club to purchase a ride-on lawnmower.  The Club is located on 35 acres of land that volunteers maintain regularly. Mr Hogan said the purchase of a ride-on lawnmower will make it easier and less strenuous for volunteers to maintain the…

Read more

NSW disaster assistance extended

Disaster assistance is now available in ten additional local government areas following severe storms and flooding which continues to impact areas of New South Wales. The additional LGAs are Bega Valley, Eurobodalla, Goulburn-Mulwaree, Mid-Western, Oberon, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Richmond Valley, Shoalhaven, Walcha, and Wentworth. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements…

Read more
David Gillespie

Huge Nats boost for rural health

Federal Nationals Minister for Regional Health, Dr David Gillespie, has announced two significant rural health initiatives. The first, which will take effect from January 1, 2022, will eliminate the HELP debt of doctors and nurse practitioners who work in general practice in a rural, remote, or very remote location for a specified period. For doctors…

Read more