More than $145 million in transport subsidies has been provided so far by the NSW Nationals in Government to help farmers with the costs of transporting fodder, water and stock.
The Nationals in Government are getting on with the job of building vital infrastructure across our Upper Hunter region.
Local sports clubs, charities, schools and museums are just some of the groups that benefit from this popular NSW Government program.
The Community Road Safety Grants Program aims to support community groups to work within our local communities on initiatives to keep everyone safe on the road.
These changes would ensure NSW has the toughest penalties in Australia for farm trespass, including new offences that exist in no other State or Territory.
We’ve already delivered 302 Fixing Country Road projects, which support our freight industry by improving the connectivity of local roads, reducing the costs to business and driving economic growth in the regions.
Community organisations in the Upper Hunter electorate invited to apply for funding to support local projects under the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program
Councils, transport operators, schools and community groups throughout regional and rural NSW are encouraged to apply for a share in more than $3.2 million to improve the customer experience on public transport.
Member for Upper Hunter, Michael Johnsen MP today reminded young people to apply to join the NSW Government’s first ever Regional Youth Taskforce before applications close on Monday 5 August 2019
Michael Johnsen MP, Member for Upper Hunter has welcomed the news today that the NSW Nationals in Government have delivered on their election commitment to address attacks on farming families, such as those carried out by Aussie Farms, announcing the NSW Government will impose on the spot fines for activists who invade private farming properties in Upper Hunter jeopardising their biosecurity.