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Record Funding To Boost Safety On Country Roads

NSW is set for another road safety blitz that will see more than six thousand kilometres of vital road safety work delivered by the Liberals & Nationals Government, as part of the next round of Saving Lives on Country Roads funding. Deputy Premier John Barilaro joined...

Visitors Choose The NSW North Coast

Domestic and international visitors have made their choice and reaffirmed NSW as Australia’s premier tourism state. The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, said the results also show the importance of NSW North Coast tourism. “The latest independent survey results...

New Macksville Hospital – Works Underway

Works are underway for the new $73 million Macksville hospital! The contractor to lead the project has been announced as the major Australian construction company, Hansen Yuncken, and already, major earthworks have begun on the ‘greenfield’ site, three kilometres...

Upgrades On The Way For Preschools

The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, has announced that ten local preschools will be receiving upgrades, thanks to a NSW Government initiative aiming to continually improve facilities. The Quality Learning Environments program funds improvements to preschool...

Melinda Pavey: Delivering Safer Local Roads

As at midnight 13 December, the road toll is 21 less than the same time last year. Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey said the message of safer driving starting to get through, especially on our country roads, with November having the lowest number of fatalities since...

$1.5M For Cultural Haven At Nambucca Heads

Young people in Nambucca Heads will soon have a vibrant creative space in which to read, sketch and perform, with Nambucca Heads Library to establish a cultural precinct following a $1.5 million grant from the NSW Government’s Regional Cultural Fund. Deputy Premier...

Tourism Event Funding

Organisers of regional events held between July and December 2019 can now apply for funding to drive more overnight visitors to rural and regional NSW. The Member for  Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, said applications are now open for Round Two of both the 2019 Incubator...

Have Your Say On Proposed Taree To Coffs Coach Link

Feedback is now being sought on a proposed new daily coach service operating between Taree and Coffs Harbour, and return. The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey, said a six month trial service, operated by NSW TrainLink, would leave Taree at 7am and arrive in Coffs...

Energy Switch Could Save Households $1000 A Year

In what is a major shakeup for the electricity market, NSW households can now quickly change electricity deals with Service NSW’s free Energy Switch service, potentially saving them up to $1000 a year on their bills. The Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey MP, welcomes...

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