April 20th, 2020
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF KORNS CROSSING BRIDGE FOR REPAIRS
The Korns Crossing Bridge on Numinbah Road at Crystal Creek will be closed to all traffic for six days next month for major repairs to be carried out.
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said detours will add up to 20 minutes travelling time but were necessary to ensu
February 6th, 2020
LOCAL RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO RECOGNISE OUTSTANDING WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest is calling on the local community to celebrate the contributions of inspirational women by making a nomination for the 2020 Ministers’ Awards for Women in Local Government.
Mr Provest said the annual awards
February 6th, 2020
FLOOD WATCH BULLETIN 2
NSW Coast To The Lower Hunter Issued:
Thursday 6th February 2020 at 12:20pm.
What is happening
MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR THE MID NORTH COAST
Rainfall is expected to increase along the New South Wales Northern coast from Thursday, as a low pressure trough deepens in the area.
October 14th, 2019
GEOFF PROVEST 28 MILLION DOLLARS FOR NEW MARITIME INFRASTRUCTURE IN NSW
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest today announced Tweed Shire Council, community groups and industry in the Tweed community are eligible to apply for a share of $28 million of funding to improve maritime facilities as part of the third round of the B
September 16th, 2019
EYES IN THE SKY KEEPING BEACHGOERS SAFE
Beach safety in Tweed will reach new heights this summer, with the NSW Government’s collaborative drone trial with Surf Life Saving NSW (SLS) running at 18 beaches, including South Kingscliff beach.
“Our beaches are synonymous with summer, so we want to ensure we are using
July 11th, 2019
BOOST FOR FIRST RESPONDERS ACROSS TWEED
The local community will be an even safer place with significant investments in more police, state of the art technology and upgraded infrastructure for first responders across the Tweed area.
The NSW Government solidified its pledge to community safety by committing to deliver
June 14th, 2019
GREEN LIGHT FOR TWEED HOSPITAL CONCEPT PLANS
Residents in the Tweed region are a step closer to having a new state-of-the-art hospital after the NSW Government approved concept plans for the facility.
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said the hospital will cater to a population that is expected to grow by 24 percent ov
April 12th, 2019
NORTH COAST SUPPLIERS TO SHINE IN INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE
Some of the North Coast region’s tourism products and experiences were show this week at the country’s largest annual travel and tourism business-to-business event, Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE).
Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism and Major Events and
March 19th, 2019
LABOR WAGES WAR ON NORTH COAST SENIORS
It has been revealed NSW Labor have launched a cost of living attack on North Coast seniors as was revealed in Labor’s budget impact statement released on Monday.
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest condemned Labor for the unprecedented attack, which unfairly targets seniors and re
March 15th, 2019
LABOR’S NEW TAX WILL HURT TWEED TRADIES AND SMALL BUSINESSES
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest today slammed plans by Tweed’s Labor Candidate and his Sydney Labor Colleagues to introduce a new tax levied on boats, trucks and farm machinery costing over $100,000, saying it will unfairly punish people living and workin
February 22nd, 2019
Cyclone Oma Prompts Severe Weather Warning
A Severe Weather Warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for abnormally, high tides, damaging and hazardous surf, and damaging winds covering an area from Tweed Heads, south to Yamba as a result of Cyclone Oma.
Abnormally high tides may cause sea water flooding
February 20th, 2019
TWEED FORUM SHINES A LIGHT ON LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
A young Tweed Heads man and his mother will share their personal journey of living with mental illness at a special community forum this month.
Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest said the forum will provide an opportunity for people to learn more about living with
February 18th, 2019
NEW HOUSING FOR TWEED HEADS
Plans for a brand new mix of social, affordable and private housing in the heart of Tweed Heads are underway with the NSW Government proceeding with the redevelopment of a site on Boyd Street.
Minister for Social Housing and Member for Tweed Heads Geoff Provest announced today that the NSW
February 18th, 2019
LARGEST EVER HEALTH WORKFORCE BOOST FOR NSW
Communities across Tweed will benefit from Australia’s largest health workforce boost delivering 8300 more frontline staff to public hospitals in NSW.
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said the unprecedented workforce boost by the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government incl
February 5th, 2019
NSW GOVERNMENT DELIVERS MORE FOR THE TWEED
NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest visited the confirmed site of the new $582 million Tweed Valley Hospital today with a message that the NSW Nationals in Government are getting on with ensuring the Tweed community have access to world class h
January 23rd, 2019
POTTSVILLE BEACH PUBLIC SCHOOL $15M UPGRADE NEARS COMPLETION
Education Minister Rob Stokes and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest today visited Pottsville Beach Public School as construction of the $15 million upgrade nears completion.
Once the project is finished next month, the school will benefit from 13 new permanent
September 28th, 2018
DELIVERING POWER BILL RELIEF FOR NORTH COAST HOUSEHOLDS
The NSW Government has announced $15 million in clean energy funding for a new solar program aimed at saving low-income households hundreds of dollars each year on their power bills.
North Coast Nationals MPs Chris Gulaptis, Thomas George, Ben Franklin and Geo
September 13th, 2018
PROVEST CALLS OUT LABOR OVER HOSPITAL DELAY TACTICS
Member for Tweed Geoff Provest has today condemned Federal Richmond MP Justine Elliott for disregarding state planning processes in order to assist with her husband’s state election campaign.
Mr Provest said this blatant disregard for the law is completely unacc