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Bruxner Highway gets safety boost west of Tabulam

Bruxner Highway gets safety boost west of Tabulam

Work now under way to widen and resurface a section of the Bruxner Highway near Tabulam will deliver safer, more reliable journeys for motorists. Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the Australian and New South Wales Governments are jointly funding the...

DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR THE NORTH COAST

DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR THE NORTH COAST

A Natural Disaster has been declared in NSW due to extreme flooding and weather events occurring across the State.   In response, the NSW and Federal Governments have announced disaster recovery assistance is now available in many North Coast local government...

COMMUNITY CONSULTATION ON COASTAL HARVESTABLE RIGHTS MOVING AHEAD

The NSW Government is calling communities in coastal areas to have their say on whether existing harvestable rights limits in coastal draining catchments are sufficient.   The Department released a discussion paper and hydrological modelling in December 2020 and is...

NO BRIDGE TOO FAR IN KYOGLE

NO BRIDGE TOO FAR IN KYOGLE

Kyogle Shire Council will be able to replace 84 timber bridges across the Shire thanks to over $40 million in funding from the NSW Government.   The Fixing Country Bridges Program supports councils in regional NSW to replace aging timber bridges and improve...

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS BOOST FOR THE NORTHERN RIVERS

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS BOOST FOR THE NORTHERN RIVERS

The Public Safety Network (PSN) in the Northern Rivers has been expanded with the completion of two new sites at Girard and Toonumbar.   Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin said the new radio sites, delivered by the NSW Telco Authority,...

WOODENBONG WINS BIG AT THE SHOW

WOODENBONG WINS BIG AT THE SHOW

Nearly half a million dollars has been granted to Woodenbong Showground to upgrade facilities on site thanks to the NSW Government’s Crown Reserves Improvement Fund.   Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin, along with Minister for Water,...

KYOGLE SHOWGROUND WORKS COMPLETED AND MORE FUNDING ON THE WAY

KYOGLE SHOWGROUND WORKS COMPLETED AND MORE FUNDING ON THE WAY

Local Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin today joined Minister for Water, Property and Housing to see the completed upgrades at the showground which were made possible by $427,535 in funding from the NSW Government.   Mr Franklin and the...

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