NSW Nationals Policy

Duplicating the Great Western Highway

Duplicating the Great Western Highway from Katoomba to Lithgow. The Nationals are committed to building a faster and safer road from the Central West to Greater Sydney. The Great Western Highway is vital to the NSW economy, connecting Sydney with world-class people,...

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New TAFE campuses across regional NSW

Landmark regional TAFE expansion from Nationals in Government. More people from the bush will be able to access the TAFE training they need to get a job and get ahead thanks to a landmark regional TAFE expansion project by the Nationals in Government. The Nationals in...

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Big boost to free training

The Nationals in Government will make even more TAFE and VET courses free. With the Nationals in Government, NSW is now in a unique position. We have record investment in our regions, and over the next few years, even more will be spent on building the roads, schools...

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Extra $1 billion to repair regional roads and bridges

Nationals in Government will help clear the maintenance backlog on our local roads. When it comes to regional road upgrades, the Nationals in Government have invested more than any other. Since 2011, The Nationals have delivered over $19.5 billion for road funding in...

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Securing our precious water supplies

Drought-proofing our communities and securing clean, reliable water supply. The Nationals in Government are taking action to support our regional communities experiencing one of the worst droughts on record. Backed by our $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund, we will...

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Deputy Premier’s Priority: Regional Youth

Nationals in Government giving our young people at seat at the Cabinet Table. The most important challenge facing the future of country NSW is creating opportunities for our young people. It’s harder to be a young person in regional NSW than in Sydney. Access to...

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Nationals to deliver more apprentices

Enabling young people to access skills and training for work, to earn a salary sooner. Providing the opportunities our young people deserve is the most important thing the Nationals in Government can do. There is a record level of investment happening in Regional NSW,...

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NSW to halve homelessness by 2025

Regional areas are set to benefit from the Nationals in Government’s commitment to halve street homelessness across the state by 2025. The Nationals in Government have signed an agreement to join the fight against street homelessness and set a ground-breaking target...

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Contracts signed for $1.26 billion regional rail fleet

The NSW Nationals have signed a contract with Momentum Trains for the $2.8 billion project to design, build, finance and maintain the new regional rail fleet, along with a new purpose-built maintenance facility in Dubbo to help stimulate regional economies. Deputy...

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Big win for families with expanded Active Kids program

The hugely popular Active Kids program will be doubled this year with two $100 vouchers available in one calendar year to help families with the cost of living and encourage children to play more sport all year round. The expansion of the Active Kids program means...

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Mental health support for all public high schools

Mental health professional and student support officer at every NSW high school. The Nationals in Government will provide every NSW public high school in Regional NSW with two dedicated mental health experts and access to a team of specialist psychologists. The most...

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A clearer future: 10,000 additional cataract surgeries

Nationals to deliver thousands of cataract surgeries and shorter waiting times. About 10,000 additional people living in NSW will have their eyesight restored thanks to a $31 million investment by the Nationals in Government. An additional 46 clinical staff including...

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Better public transport for isolated communities

The Nationals in Government are connecting more towns in regional NSW for the first time by introducing 13 new bus routes to 44 rural and regional towns. The new public transport services will change the lives of people living in these communities, providing...

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Expanding the Farm Innovation Fund

Increasing the Farm Innovation Fund and drought support for farming businesses. The Nationals in Government will add a further $350 million to the highly-successful Farm Innovation Fund helping more farmers access cash to drought-proof their farms. We will also expand...

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Boosting Life Education NSW funding for the regions

Record funding to educate the next generation of regional and remote kids. The NSW Nationals will provide an additional $2 million to Life Education NSW over four years to ensure that more than a million NSW children are armed with knowledge and tools to lead healthy...

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