Essential Energy Halts Job Cuts Thanks To The Nats

Deputy Premier NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro has announced that Essential Energy will halt plans to cut jobs in regional NSW. “I’m pleased to announce, after weeks of calling on Essential Energy to abandon proposed job cuts, the State-owned corporation will halt this decision, thanks to the NSW Nationals in Government,” Mr Barilaro said. “We…

Mental Health Funding For Flying Doctors

Drought-affected communities in rural and remote NSW will benefit from increased funding to the Royal Flying Doctor Service thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Minister for Mental Health Bronnie Taylor announced the Government would provide $750,000 this year to the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section (RFDSSE) to enhance the Peer Ambassador…

Nationals Cast A Spotlight On Regional Road Safety

NSW motorists are more likely to crash on country roads, which is the sobering message of this month’s Rural Road Safety Month with drivers urged to rethink their driving habits. Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Nationals Leader Michael McCormack said road safety was everyone’s responsibility, with motorists and riders playing an important role in driving…

Teachers To Remain In Drought-Affected Schools

Schools in drought-ravaged areas across the State will not lose any staff despite more families relocating out of regional areas, NSW Nationals Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell has announced. Ms Mitchell said 220 schools would have their entitlement guaranteed by default, with a further 36 schools encouraged to apply for staffing entitlement maintenance. “This Government…

Unofficial Partnership Revealed In Poll Data

Analysis of electoral data has revealed that 13 Labor MPs owe their seats to the Greens, including here in NSW. According to The Australian, Labor was behind in more than a dozen seats before Greens preferences secured their wins at the recent Federal Election. It’s a result many long suspected, that the Greens were serving…

Murray-Darling Basin Plan Untenable For NSW

Deputy Premier and NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro says it’s time to consider the State’s options in relation to the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The Ministerial Council meeting at the weekend was a slap in the face for regional NSW, Mr Barilaro said, after it refused to pursue transparency and left the threat of buybacks…

Anti-Farmer Agenda Puts Regional People At Risk

The anti-farming movement is ramping up its attacks on primary producers, with a new report claiming only a vegan diet can save the planet from climate change. Left-leaning news outlets are reporting that the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will recommend stopping livestock production as a way of preventing carbon emissions. Of course,…