With the passing of Neil McNamara, our Singleton community has lost one of its greatest civic figures of recent memory. I had known Neil for 20 years, and he had always been a committed and talented community advocate. Neil will be sorely missed, however his civic example and the memory of his service to Council,… Read more »
By legalising vaping in NSW, we would become the first state in Australia to support the community to become smoke free, leading to a far healthier society through health benefits.
The Upper Hunter Electorate was to receive $571,095 in funding from the NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces program.
The $5.6 million project is funded with $4.9 million from the jointly funded Federal and NSW governments Fixing Local Roads program, $500,000 from the Federal Government Roads to Recovery program and $200,000 from Council funds.
The Nationals in Government are committed to ensuring children have access to vital early education, particularly in the year before school.
While the number of drivers booked are relatively low, its costs drivers $349, or $464 if detected in a school zone and five demerit points, or ten demerit points during double demerit periods.
The project has not only improved safety for locals, commuters and heavy vehicle drivers who use this route each day, but it’s also helping our local local economy by supporting about 50 jobs for contractors, plant and equipment suppliers and traffic controllers.
Despite an easing of conditions in some areas, the effects of the drought are still being felt, and the Nationals in Government are determined to continue to ensure that our Liverpool Plains communities receive the assistance it needs.
The NSW Government has worked side-by-side with our local councils to ensure that funding is allocated to projects that will benefit the community, support jobs and stimulate the local economy.
Just as the Nationals in Government promised and delivered the Scone Bypass, we are now delivering on our promise of the Singleton Bypass.