Michael Johnsen

Road safety grants help to save lives

NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen has encouraged local groups to put forward their ideas for programs designed to improve road safety in their own community. Round six of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Community Road Safety Grants program has recently opened, and aims to bring people with a passion and…

Maclean Interchange opens to traffic

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade is continuing its streak of openings with the Maclean interchange to fully open to traffic this week. NSW Nationals Member for Clarence and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Roads and Infrastructure Chris Gulaptis said the new interchange would provide safe and quick access to the new motorway, and improved…

Rangari Road upgrade seals election promise

Work to seal Rangari Road will soon begin, delivering smoother, safer journeys between Manilla and Boggabri. Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the NSW Nationals in the state government were delivering on their election commitment with $9 million to upgrade and seal the remaining 19-kilometre section of Rangari Road on the back of community feedback.…

Sam Farraway MLC

NSW Nats in Government flood-proof local roads

Motorists and freight operators will have better access to Condobolin and Central NSW in the event of local flooding and tourists will have more reasons to visit Lachlan Shire, thanks to $10.1 million in funding from the NSW Nationals in the state government. NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway said the Condobolin Freight Logistics…

Millions secured to seal Caronga Peak Road

Bourke Shire Council will receive $4.6 million to seal Caronga Peak Road through funding delivered from the NSW Nationals in the state and federal government. NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway said that the improvement of local roads funded under the Fixing Local Roads Program was vital to better road safety for our regional…

Steph Cooke

Nats in Government fixing local roads

Work to fix local roads will soon be underway across the Coolamon Shire thanks to a joint funding effort from the NSW Nationals in the state and federal governments. Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke announced funding for four projects which will share in $875,526 from the Fixing Local Roads program. “This is a fantastic boost…

Road safety no game for youth on Mid North Coast

NSW Nationals Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced that learner drivers preparing for their P-plate exams on the state’s Mid North Coast will be able to practice their skills in a safe environment, thanks to a new driving simulator funded by the NSW Nationals in Government. Mr Bromhead was joined by Minister for…

Old Cooma Road completed well ahead of schedule

A huge milestone for Queanbeyan, Googong and surrounding communities has been reached with NSW Nationals Member for Monaro John Barilaro officially opening the duplication of Old Cooma Road. Mr Barilaro said this major upgrade will make a significant difference to lives of the thousands of motorists who use the road regularly. “Old Cooma Road is…

Major road project opens in Orange

The first vehicles have driven over the new Southern Feeder Road’s railway overpass bridge in the Central West thanks to the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Upper House MP Sam Farraway was there to cut the ribbon and said the $18.4 million dollar project had received significant support and contribution from the NSW Government with…