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Upgrades underway for Werris Creek Road Black Spot

20 Apr 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed the start of work on the federally-funded sectional upgrade of Werris Creek Road.

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

17 Apr 2020

A water treatment plant upgrade, refurbishments to community halls and improvements to amenities facilities are among the latest projects announced for the Walcha region under its second $1 million instalment of the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Program (DCP).

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More options to work, train and study online

15 Apr 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, is encouraging residents to take advantage of the new and improved My Skills website which will focus on online training for Australians looking to upskill during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Flood disaster assistance extended to New England

14 Apr 2020

Disaster assistance has been extended to a further 12 local government areas across NSW, including three in the New England, to help people and businesses heavily impacted by storms and flooding which occurred in February.

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Funds for regional journalism in New England amid COVID-19

08 Apr 2020

Regional publishers in the New England will be able to access additional assistance to support their business operations during COVID-19.

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New milestone for New England Highway upgrade at Bolivia Hill

07 Apr 2020

The upgrade of the New England Highway at Bolivia Hill is a step closer to completion with traffic moved onto a new section of road as part of the $80 million Australian and New South Wales Government-funded project.

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New study for New England Renewable Energy Zone

03 Apr 2020

On behalf of the Liberal Nationals Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $951,000 to Oven Mountain Pumped Storage

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Support for New England Families using Child Care

03 Apr 2020

Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said the Coalition Government’s child care package would give families in New England hip pocket relief, while protecting child care jobs and ensuring the viability of local services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus collection facility opens in Tamworth

03 Apr 2020

Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed the opening today of a dedicated coronavirus (COVID-19) pathology collection centre in Tamworth, which will operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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27 Mar 2020

Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, voted yes in Federal Parliament this week to help workers and business in the New England Electorate who have been impacted by the coronavirus.

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New funding available for bridges, heavy vehicle safety

18 Mar 2020

The New England could soon benefit from better bridges and freight roads with applications now open for Round 5 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP).

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$100,000 for Black Spot upgrade in Tamworth

12 Mar 2020

Residents in Tamworth received another major road safety boost today with the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government announcing it will invest a further $100,000 under the 2020–21 Black Spot Program at the Jewry-Lockheed Street intersection.

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