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Fast-tracking road projects in New England to boost jobs and safety

29 Jun 2020

The Australian and NSW Governments will join forces to turbocharge a program which will improve local roads in New England and create regional jobs.

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New facilities for Uralla aged care

26 Jun 2020

Residents at McMaugh Gardens Aged Care in Uralla are now enjoying upgraded bathroom facilities following completion of recent refurbishments.

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Grants available for show societies in New England

26 Jun 2020

Local agricultural show societies in the New England could be eligible for a share of $10 million in Australian Government one-off payments to help them recover from the impacts of cancellations due to COVID-19.

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Design plans unveiled for Scone Airport infrastructure

24 Jun 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, says $3 million in new funding for Scone Airport will help secure the region as a premier regional destination

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Official opening for Scone saleyards

24 Jun 2020

Communities in the Upper Hunter and across the New England are set to benefit from improved stock selling capacity with the official opening reached on the $7 million upgrade of Scone Regional Livestock Selling Centre.

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Coalition Government invests $50.6 million to back our athletes

18 Jun 2020

The Australian Government is backing high performing athletes across the New England by investing $50.6 million over the next two years to ensure Australia remains a world-leading sporting nation.

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Extra support for COVID-affected regional businesses

17 Jun 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed a $4.7 million boost for the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) to support small regional businesses facing hardship due to COVID-19.

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FHA changes to better support New England farmers

15 Jun 2020

The Australian Government has implemented new measures to improve the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) program, making the payment simpler to access and improves the support available to about 620 farmers and their families in the New England currently accessing payments.

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$5.8 million for New England airports

13 Jun 2020

Four airports in the New England will receive a share of $41.2 million under the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program, including Scone, Tamworth, Armidale and Inverell

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Tamworth shares in $24 million funding boost for headspace

10 Jun 2020

The Coalition Government is investing $24.2 million to reduce wait times - fast tracking access to mental health services for young people aged 12–25 seeking headspace appointments, including at Tamworth.

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Instant Asset Write Off extension for New England business

09 Jun 2020

The Coalition Government continues to back small business with the announcement that it will extend the $150,000 instant asset write-off for six months to 31 December 2020.

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$7.4m for new infrastructure, community projects in New England

05 Jun 2020

Drought-affected regional communities in the New England are set to receive a boost with $7.4 million for new local infrastructure and community projects.

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