Barnaby Joyce

News Releases

Inverell community forum

22 May 2020

Local residents in Inverell will be offered the opportunity to talk with Barnaby and council about issues important to them.

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Multi-million dollar boost for New England councils

22 May 2020

Councils in the New England will receive more than $11 million in Australian Government funding to build new road and community projects throughout the electorate.

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Website to play Cupid for New England business

21 May 2020

New England businesses wanting to play their part in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic will have greater access to potential partners and customers thanks to an industry matchmaking site backed by the Federal Government.

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Funding boost for New England volunteers

20 May 2020

The Coalition Government will provide a funding injection for 16 community groups and organisations in the New England to support the work of local volunteers.

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Further drought support for Manilla, Inverell

20 May 2020

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to back drought-affected communities, with two projects in the New England receiving support under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program.

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Funds for driver reviver rest stops

19 May 2020

Owners of Driver Reviver locations across the New England can now apply for a share of $3 million in Australian Government funding to upgrade the life-saving rest sites.

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Projects announced for Gwydir’s latest $1 million infrastructure upgrade

18 May 2020

Water supply improvements, town streetscape refurbishments and a new swimming pool are among the latest projects announced for Bingara and district under its second $1 million instalment of the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Program.

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$2mil to help New England farmers control pests, weeds

14 May 2020

Drought-hit communities in the New England will receive more than $2 million in Australian Government support to control pest animals and weeds.

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Mole River dam investigation continues

12 May 2020

EDITORIAL: The worst drought in recorded history has reaffirmed what I’ve always thought – that water is one of, if not the most, precious resources on the planet. That’s why I’ve always fought hard for more dams to be built across the nation.

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50% more on COVID-19 payment for aged care

11 May 2020

Rural and regional residential aged care providers, including those in the New England, will benefit from an additional COVID-19 specific support package totalling $205 million under targeted measures announced by the Australian Government.

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Program to assist New England bushfire recovery

11 May 2020

A $448.5 million Regional Bushfire Recovery and Development Program will provide the New England with the additional funding and expertise to revive its economy following the devastating 2019-20 bushfire season.

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$122,755 for Manilla Showground grandstands

08 May 2020

Manilla Show Society will receive $122,755 to renew and reinvigorate local facilities, under the Australian Government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program.

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