NSW mining sector on track to deliver record royalties

The NSW mining sector is on track to deliver record royalty payments this calendar year, signalling the industry’s resilience through COVID-19 and confirming the importance of mining to regional communities and the state’s economy. Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for Resources Paul Toole said a bumper year driven largely by high coal prices will see…

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Christmas comes early for Dalgety Show

Christmas has come early for the Dalgety Show with Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro announcing $30,000 for the purchase of new sheep yards to host the Monaro Working Dog Championships. Mr Barilaro said the Dalgety Show was one of the best country shows in the region and congratulated the committee on its hard work…

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Nearly $1 million in funding for coastal management

NSW Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has congratulated Coffs Harbour City Council for securing $988,000 in funding under the Coastal and Estuary Grant Program to construct engineered coastal protection works at Englands Park in the Coffs Creek Estuary. Mr Singh said the grant was among 34 set to have major benefits for coastal…

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Resources for Regions delivers for Broken Hill

Broken Hill will soon benefit from local infrastructure improvements and programs that help the community thrive, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $75 million Resources for Regions Round Eight. Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier Sam Farraway has announced $2,948,952 for Stage One of the Broken Hill Central Business District Revitalisation Project…

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Nats deliver for Bungendore

The NSW Nationals in the state government have announced $200,000 in funding for a new adventure-style playground in Bungendore. Deputy Premier Paul Toole and Nationals candidate for Monaro Nichole Overall joined Member for Monaro John Barilaro to make the announcement. Mr Barilaro said the current playground in Bungendore is more than 20 years old and…

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Tamworth intermodal rail line reactivated

Work to reactivate five kilometres of non-operational rail line between West Tamworth and Westdale has crossed the finish line, supporting the development of an intermodal rail facility to deliver more efficient freight journeys to the state’s major port. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole said the completion of the $35…

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Record investment in school infrastructure continues

The most significant investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW has continued throughout 2021, with more than $770 million worth of new and upgraded school facilities delivered for students across the state. Nationals Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell said despite the COVID-19 lockdowns and construction pauses, eight new and 13 upgraded schools…

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New social homes on the way for Mudgee

The NSW Government’s commitment to deliver more and better quality social housing across the state continues, with Mudgee set to receive new homes by the end of 2022. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said the government has reached an agreement with local community housing provider (CHP), Housing Plus, to deliver and manage the new…

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Nats back Bonville Public P & C

The thriving Bonville Public School community is set to benefit from a $34,642 grant from the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has congratulated the Bonville Public School P&C Association on its successful application under the NSW Government’s 2021 Community Building Partnership Program. Mr Singh said the funding…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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