June 16th, 2020
NEW CLARENCE PRISON ALL SET TO OPEN
The opening of the new Clarence Correctional Centre next Thursday, 25 June will deliver 600 jobs and a $560 million boost to the regional economy, according to Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis.
"Australia's newest and largest prison will officially take its first inmate on 1 Ju
April 15th, 2020
Families score win with no preschool fees for six months: Saffin
LISMORE MP Janelle Saffin has welcomed the NSW Government’s offer to pay preschool fees for up to six months as a win for families, particularly those employed on the frontline during the COVID-19 crisis.
Ms Saffin said she and the NSW Labor Oppositio
January 16th, 2020
High demand careers are in focus at TAFE NSW InfoFest
TAFE NSW Regional General Manager, Marie Larkings is encouraging school leavers explore their vocational education options at the TAFE NSW Lismore, Ballina and Casino InfoFests next week.
Ms Larkings said that considering the announcement of fee-free traineeships
November 6th, 2019
CLARENCE AND RICHMOND VALLEY YOUNG PEOPLE TO GET MORE HELP TO START THEIR CAREERS, AND IT’S FREE!
Two Nationals in the NSW Government initiatives are set to make it easier for Clarence and Richmond Valley youngsters to transition from school to a career, according to Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis.
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
March 18th, 2019
LISMORE ONE STEP CLOSER TO FLOOD FREE FUTURE
A major effort to reduce the flood risk facing businesses and residents in Lismore has begun with Member for Lismore Thomas George, Nationals Candidate for Lismore Austin Curtin and Lismore City Council (LCC) Mayor Isaac Smith turning the first sod on Lismore’s flood miti
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 16th, 2019
Austin Curtin - ACTIVE KIDS PROGRAM EXPANDED TO TWO $100 VOUCHERS PER YEAR
The hugely popular Active Kids program will be doubled this year with two $100 vouchers available in one calendar year to help families with the cost of living and encourage children to play more sport all year round.
Nationals Candidate for L