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DATE SET FOR ON DEMAND PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Northern Rivers bus passengers will soon be able to use On Demand public transport with Nationals Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin today announcing trial services will begin next month.  The new services will be available from March 18, allowing...

NATIONALS TO DELIVER SAFETY BOOST FOR ALSTONVILLE

Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Nationals Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin today committed $5 million for a new on ramp to the Bruxner Highway, improving safety at the Ballina Road intersection. “A re-elected Liberal and...

NSW GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS NORTH COAST EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

North Coast communities will be better prepared for emergencies with $378,000 in NSW Government funding announced today.  Nationals Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Troy Grant made the funding...

MORE SUPPORT FOR BYRON BAY ARTISTS

Byron Bay’s Lone Goat Gallery will be able to provide improved support for local artists with $106,946 in NSW Government funding announced today.  Nationals Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin joined with Lone Goat Gallery artists and Gallerist...

MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR LENNOX HEAD PRESCHOOLERS

Preschoolers in the Ballina electorate will have even more reasons to smile, thanks to a major funding boost from the NSW Government for the Lennox Head Community Pre School. Lennox Head Community Pre School have been approved in principle for a $600,000 grant as part...

NEW PLANNING RULES FOR SHORT TERM STAYS IN HIGH CONCENTRATION AREAS

Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts, today unveiled new planning rules to deliver certainty for communities and councils about short-term rental accommodation (STRA) in their areas, thanks in large part to the advocacy of Ben Franklin, Nationals...

INNOVATION PRECINCT TO BECOME BALLINA’S ‘NEW SENSATION’

An innovation and enterprise precinct that could be the future home of an INXS Music Museum will be developed near Ballina airport, with the NSW Government announcing $3.95 million from the Growing Local Economies fund for the project. Deputy Premier and Minister for...

THE GRASS IS GREENER AT BALLINA GOLF CLUB

Water security in Ballina Shire will be enhanced when Ballina Golf Club starts using bore water thanks to funding from the Nationals in Government. NSW Nationals Candidate for Ballina and Nationals Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin said the project...

BALLINA COAST HIGH SCHOOL COUNTDOWN BEGINS

Education Minister Rob Stokes and Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin today visited the new $50 million Ballina Coast High School to see the new facilities being delivered by the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government before it opens its doors to...

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