Our Minister

The Hon. Dugald Saunders, MP is the Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW. He is also the Member for Dubbo Electorate in the Central West region.

Dugald worked in the media for 27 years and after time spent in the city, decided with his wife that they would raise their daughters in country NSW.

After choosing to raise a family out west, Dugald is focused on making sure regional communities get the services needed to ensure future generations can thrive in the bush.

In 2019, Dugald was chosen as the NSW Nationals Candidate for Dubbo to take over the reins from Troy Grant MP after he announced his retirement. Dugald has demonstrated a commitment to the community and is dedicated to continuing the strong record of delivery people of the region saw under the leadership of Troy Grant MP.

As the Member for Dubbo Electorate, Dugald is committed to being a strong voice in Parliament and working hard for the people of the region.

On 20 December 2021, Dugald was appointed to NSW Government ministry as Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW.

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