Increased support for learning from home

Learning from home has become easier for parents and teachers of primary school students, with the introduction of guided learning packs in NSW public schools and additional training for teachers. The guided learning packages are specifically designed for K–6 students and have been developed by a team of curriculum experts and designers to ensure they…

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Road safety investment providing vital jobs across NSW

Road safety is at the forefront for the NSW Nationals in the state and federal governments, with a $178 million joint funding package enabling critical road upgrades to be completed this financial year. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce said this additional investment will fund another 141 life-saving…

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Work underway on Bowraville sports hub

Work has commenced on the $3.7 million Bowraville Sports Hub. Nationals Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey joined representatives from Nambucca Valley Connected Sharing Sport Throughout the Region to turn the first sod of dirt on the sports precinct clubhouse component of the project which was a $3 million promise at the 2019 election. “Bowraville Sports…

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New COVID restrictions for regional NSW

To protect the people of NSW from the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, new restrictions will be introduced for all of regional NSW, effective from 5pm tonight until 12.01am Sunday 22 August 2021. Following updated health advice from NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant, stay-at-home orders will apply to all people who live in regional NSW.…

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Araluen Federal Hall winds back the clock

The Araluen Federal Hall’s major makeover will soon be complete with the Araluen Progress Association securing more than $121,000 in funding through the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Infrastructure Grants program. Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro said the grant will ensure the Araluen Federal Hall remains a valuable community asset for many years…

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Road safety funding flows to Richmond

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered to the Richmond electorate thanks to funding from the NSW Nationals in the federal government. NSW Nationals Senator Perin Davey said the funding will deliver crucial road safety improvements across Richmond whilst also supporting shovel-ready construction jobs. “This vital funding provides a critical boost to local…

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Nats support Karitane through COVID

Parents of newborns and toddlers impacted by the current COVID restrictions can access a range of free virtual early childhood health services, thanks to a $348,000 grant to Karitane from the NSW Nationals in the state government. NSW Nationals Minister for Women and Mental Health Bronnie Taylor said the not-for-profit parenting support service has recorded…

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More vaccines and pop-up clinic for Walgett

The NSW Nationals in the state government have urgently sent additional COVID-19 vaccines to Walgett and set up a pop-up Pfizer vaccination clinic as part of efforts to protect local residents following a positive case. NSW Nationals MLC Sam Farraway said more than 10,000 vaccines were being provided, to be shared across the Western NSW…

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Literacy and numeracy boosts for NSW public schools

Hundreds of new literacy and numeracy experts will join our public schools as part of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s continued focus on lifting student results. As part of a $256 million investment, every public primary school across NSW will receive a dedicated Curriculum Assistant Principal. NSW Nationals Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said…

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Central West sporting boost

Sport in Orange has received a major boost, with the NSW Nationals in the state government announcing a $544,016 grant for Waratah Sports Club. The grant was awarded for a project that involves construction of two change rooms for female use, and additional toilets for men, women, and people with disabilities and/or mobility issues. The…

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