Securing the future for regional town water supply

Kevin Anderson with Nationals’ candidate for Murray Peta Betts in Griffith  Regional and remote NSW communities will benefit from improved water and sewerage services as Phase 2 of the Town Water Risk Reduction Program kicks off. Nationals Minister for Lands and Water, Kevin Anderson, who launched the program in Griffith with Nationals’ candidate for Murray…

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Better flood protection for Coffs community

Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh and City of Coffs Harbour General Manager Natalia Cowley at Bonville Creek Many more Coffs Coast residents will be better prepared for potential flooding with $60,000 in NSW Nationals in the state government funding to reduce the impacts of floods. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said…

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Free fun in the regions these school holidays

A travelling science exhibition, adventure activities, and creative workshops are among the many activities available for regional youth to enjoy during the Summer school holidays, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Holiday Break Program. Nationals Minister for Regional Youth Ben Franklin said young people can expand their horizons over the break with…

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$4 million to strengthen Narromine region

Narromine Shire Council is set to embark on a multi-million-dollar scope of works to upgrade the region’s water infrastructure and improve roads, with the support of the NSW Nationals in the state government. Nationals Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders has announced more than $4 million from Round 9 of the NSW Government’s Resources for Regions…

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$22 million for flood-affected primary industries supply chain

Agricultural processing businesses impacted by floods in February and March this year are being assisted to re-establish operations through the Australian and NSW Government’s $22 million Supply Chain Support Program. Assistance is now available to rebuild, repair and improve the resilience of eligible processors that operate within the fisheries, horticulture and agriculture sectors. Businesses that…

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Coffs Bananafest comes to fruition

The Coffs Coast economy will enjoy a stimulus boost with an influx of visitors set to spend up in local shops, cafes and businesses, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund. Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said a $150,000 grant from the Fund will help ensure BananaFest,…

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New milestone on the road to a better Banksia

The fight for a better Banksia has progressed with the release of designs outlining the beds and services that will be offered to child, adolescent, adult, and elderly patients. The $56.2 million 37-bed facility is the result of a dedicated campaign kicked off by the Tamworth Mental Health Carers Support Group, who have also been…

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All signs point to Gundagai Historical Museum

Gundagai’s Historical Museum is one of nine cultural centres across the state to receive funding through round 2 of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Volunteer Museum Small Grants. Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said the Volunteer Museum Small Grants funding of $1,370 will support heritage experts and enable the area’s history and…

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The passing of a Nationals’ giant

  The NSW Nationals would like to express their sadness at the passing of long-time member Maurice “Mo” Simpson. Mr Simpson, who was 89, was the vice chair of the Grenfell branch, and had been a member of the NSW Nationals since July 1970. Mr Simpson had a long and proud involvement with the Grenfell…

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