The Nationals in Government have already invested $1 million through the Safer Roads Program to improve safety on the New England Highway between Dumaresq Street and Cressfield Road.
The $20 million in funding for our Upper Hunter electorate delivers support where it is needed the most, to students and schools with the greatest need.
This latest funding follows the allocation of over $3.481 million in stimulus funding last financial year for upgrade work at Muswellbrook, Quirindi, Stroud, Gloucester, Dungog, Gresford and Singleton showgrounds.
The issue of domestic violence continues to shock our communities, and I think it’s very important we also look at non-physical forms of abuse and how to address it.
The Brig O’Johnston Bridge at Clarence Town will reopen to traffic today following essential repairs to ensure its continued safe operation.
The new bridge has provided road users on Thunderbolts Way with a wider and safer crossing, ensuring the traffic needs of the Barrington, Gloucester and surrounding communities are met well into the future.
The Nationals in Government have committed NSW’s 20 per cent share of the funding in 2015, and I am delighted that after years of lobbying and of communicating the wishes of my Singleton community, we now have secured the Federal Government’s 80 per cent share of the funding to complete the bypass.
$18.9 million from the Growing Local Economies fund for the construction of the 11km Upper Hunter Water Security Project pipeline that will supply water from Denman to Hollydeen, and a further 6.5km pipeline connecting Hollydeen to Sandy Hollow.
This new charger in Scone is part of the Nationals in Government’s commitment to boost tourism in our regions and deliver the most comprehensive regional charging network in the country.
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 »