NSW Nationals Policy

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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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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Lowering energy bills for seniors in regional NSW

NSW Nationals secure $200 energy rebates for self-funded retirees. The Nationals in Government will introduce a new annual $200 energy rebate for self-funded retirees to help people living in regional NSW offset the cost of energy and take the pressure off the cost of...

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Nationals helping households cut power bills

Help to install solar-battery and battery systems with no upfront costs to lower bills. The Nationals in Government will take the pressure off household energy costs by supporting the rollout of up to 300,000 new solar-battery and battery systems across the state over...

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Protecting our environment and supporting community

Helping Landcare NSW to conserve our natural environment and resources. The Nationals in Government will invest $22.4 million in Landcare NSW to help it to deliver more initiatives for the environment and provide more support to their volunteers. Landcare NSW has more...

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Nationals standing up for our farmers

Independent Agriculture Commissioner and planning changes to protect the right to farm. The Nationals in Government will create a powerful new rural advocate through an Independent Agriculture Commissioner to protect the right to farm in NSW. Increased urbanisation...

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More crossing guards to keep our students safe

Nationals in Government making it safer for kids to get to and from school. The Nationals in Government are giving parents even more peace-of-mind, with 300 more ‘lollipop’ men and women across NSW schools. Letting go of your child’s hand and allowing them to walk to...

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Clearing Labor’s school maintenance backlog

An extra $449 million to clear the school maintenance backlog left by Labor. The Nationals in Government will clear the school maintenance backlog left by Labor to ensure our students are learning in the best possible classrooms and facilities. When Labor was last in...

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Putting more teachers into regional schools

The Nationals in Government will recruit an additional 4600 teachers. The Nationals in Government will deliver 4600 new teachers across NSW, and the NSW Nationals will fight to ensure we get our fair share recruited into regional and rural NSW. This multi-billion...

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