$50 MILLION FOR REGIONAL YOUTH PROGRAMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

The NSW Government is delivering on its commitment to prioritise the welfare and needs of young people living in regional NSW with $50 million dedicated to youth programs and infrastructure in the 2019-20 NSW Budget. Minister for Regional Youth Bronnie Taylor said the funding allocated through the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund will enhanceContinue reading “$50 MILLION FOR REGIONAL YOUTH PROGRAMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE”

RECORD $19.7 MILLION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION AND EXPANDED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

The State’s highest ever investment in suicide prevention and mental health services will help vulnerable members of our community as a result of the 2019-2020 NSW Budget. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Mental Health Bronnie Taylor today announced the NSW Government will invest $19.7 million in the first stage of a three-year, record $90Continue reading “RECORD $19.7 MILLION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION AND EXPANDED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES”

BUILDING STRONGER, MORE RESILIENT AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

The NSW Government will invest $1.7 billion in the 2019-20 NSW Budget to build stronger, sustainable and productive regional industries across the State, including $355 million to extend critical drought assistance measures for farmers and rural communities. Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW Adam Marshall said the cornerstone of the Budget was $170 million forContinue reading “BUILDING STRONGER, MORE RESILIENT AGRICULTURAL SECTOR”