Taree railway crossing upgrade

NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, Tanya Thompson, has welcomed news Taree’s Bushland Drive railway crossing is set to receive significant safety upgrades thanks to the Australian Government’s Regional Level Crossing Upgrade Fund (RLCUF). The RLCUF aims to ease the risk of serious and fatal crashes at railway crossings in regional areas, which can have…

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Labor too slow in supporting Lismore flood victims

Federal Nationals Member for Page, Kevin Hogan, says the NSW Labor Government’s Resilient Lands Program announcement is “too slow for our community.” The Minns Government has announced a partnership between Southern Cross University, Landcom, and the NSW Reconstruction Authority, under which a 72-hectare parcel of university land will be used for housing to, in part,…

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Coffs Cultural Centre celebrates success

Nationals Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh at Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre with Wadjar Regional Indigenous Gallery creative director Alison Williams and Gurehlgam representative Andrew Hegedu Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Corindi Beach north of Woolgoolga – home of the Wadjar Regional Indigenous Gallery – is forging ahead with vital improvements following its success in…

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The Nationals force Labor to call ACCC inquiry

Nationals’ leader David Littleproud has welcomed the announcement of an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) supermarket inquiry into price gouging, but says the Albanese Labor Government had to be shamed into calling it. Mr Littleproud had been calling for the ACCC to be directed to investigate the clear evidence of meat and fresh produce…

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Rail level crossings a “disaster waiting to happen”

Northern Tablelands Nationals MP Adam Marshall is calling on the NSW and Federal Governments to work together to provide major upgrades to railway level crossings across country NSW, including the dangerous Markham Street crossing in Armidale. Mr Marshall said the upgrades would improve railway crossing safety and reduce serious and fatal accidents which have a…

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More Men’s Sheds than Maccas

Following a visit to the Men’s Shed in Harden, Nationals Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is encouraging men of all ages across the electorate to consider joining their local shed, highlighting the many advantages joining-up can have for both young and old. Ms Cooke said there are now more Men’s Sheds in operation across Australia…

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$103,420 facelift for Taree Universities Campus

Taree Universities Campus has secured $103,420 in funding through the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants Program for the refurbishment its Level 2 community space. Nationals Member for Myall Lakes, Tanya Thompson, said Taree Universities Campus is one of three Myall Lakes organisations to receive a share in $355,124 grant funding. “Taree Universities Campus encourages individuals to…

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Laying down the law in the Clarence Valley

Richie Williamson welcomes Superintendent Joanne Schultz and Inspector Sally Scott.   Clarence Nationals MP Richie Williamson says two new senior police officers who have arrived in the region deserve the warmest of Clarence Valley welcomes. “Superintendent Joanne Schultz took over from Superintendent Steve Clarke last year as Commander of the Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command, and…

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