Marshall visits key fish hatchery

NSW Nationals Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall has visited Ebor’s Dutton Trout Hatchery, which is poised to play a major role in the state’s trout re-stocking program. It’s all systems go for the Northern Tablelands facility, with drought conditions easing, and plans to protect the fishing industry. “Last week I visited the hatchery to catch up…

Rebuilding boundary fences destroyed by bushfires

The NSW Nationals in Government have committed $209 million to support landholders to rebuild essential boundary fences destroyed by recent bushfires. The new ‘Supporting Our Neighbours Project’ will help cover the cost of rebuilding boundary fences shared by private and public land managers, while supporting local farmers and businesses to recover. Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall…

LLS rates waived again this year for state’s farmers

The NSW Nationals in Government will once again waive all Local Land Services (LLS) rates for this year to provide relief for farmers going through devastating bushfires and crippling drought. Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall said during these difficult times, every little bit of support counted and that waiving LLS rates would help reduce the cost…

Grants to help rebuild fire-affected communities

Primary producers and small businesses impacted by recent fires in the Northern Tablelands, North Coast and Mid North Coast have received welcome relief with the announcement of $15,000 recovery grants. NSW Nationals Agriculture Minister and Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall welcomed the announcement, saying it was critical to help farmers get back on their…

Nationals deliver $1 million in BlazeAid funding to take the strain off bushfire recovery

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro and Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall have announced a $1 million cash injection for volunteer organisation BlazeAid, allowing it to continue rebuilding vital farm fences destroyed during the recent devastating bushfires. Mr Barilaro said the funding would alleviate financial pressures on BlazeAid so it could get…

Labor sells out farmers by opposing trespass laws

The historic Right to Farm Bill has passed the Legislative Assembly, despite Labor’s best efforts to protect vegan vigilantes. Shadow Minister for Primary Industries Jenny Aitchinson and NSW Labor sold out and betrayed rural communities by opposing the Bill, which establishes the toughest penalties in the nation for illegal farm invasions. NSW Nationals Minister for…

Nationals In Government Working Hard For Farmers

The NSW Nationals in Government have taken the stick to Labor’s failed and repealed Native Vegetation Act, while the Federal Nationals in Government are one step closer to introducing tough criminal penalties for farm invaders. NSW Nationals Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall announced major changes to deliver fairness to farmers facing historic compliance action under the…

Nats In Government Push For Drought Insurance

As one of the worst droughts in living memory rolls on, the NSW Nationals in Government have announced they will spearhead a campaign to establish a nation-wide income protection scheme to safeguard farmers from the financial impacts of future droughts. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro and Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall…

Regions Doing It Tough Get An Extra Boost

Regional families will receive even more support with the Nationals in Government announcing a further round of funding for Early Childhood and Education services – part of a $755 million boost to support regional areas experiencing the State’s worst drought on record. Deputy Premier and NSW Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro said a further…