Fresh from announcing the Nationals $100 million r

Fresh from announcing the Nationals $100 million rail policy in Murwillumbah, NSW Leader of the Nationals Andrew Stoner (right) helped MP Steve Cansdell cut the gold ribbon at the opening of his Casino office on Tuesday, February 13. But both men had cutting red tape on their minds.

A smaller government with less red tape will be our recipe for success, said Mr Stoner. We want to free the police from red tape and put them back on the streets where they can do their job best, and we want to cut the red tape for regional businesses so they dont spend so much time on paper work. What we want is a return to commonsense.

Present at the opening of Mr Cansdells office at 133 Barker Street, Casino, was Lismore MP Thomas George, previous tenant of the office before the boundary changes moved the town of Casino into Mr Cansdells Clarence Valley electorate.

Ive already got pretty big boots, said Mr Cansdell. But Im going to have to work damn hard to fill Thomass. He is responsible for making Casino such a strong Nationals town over the past eight years.

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