Barnaby Joyce

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Chaffey the first dam off the rank: Joyce

31 Mar 2014

  1 April 2014   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce’s appointment as chair of the newly formed ministerial working group to identify new infrastructures delivering Australia’s future water supply has begun with the promise to see Chaffey Dam completed.   Mr Joyce tol...

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Liverpool Plains emergency assistance inclusion welcome says Joyce

28 Mar 2014

    Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the inclusion of the Liverpool Plains in the NSW Government’s expanded emergency drought assistance package would be almost as welcome as the rain that fell this week.   Liverpool Plains is one of four local government areas highli...

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Joyce condemns Labor’s legacy: a $23,000 debt for every Australian

28 Mar 2014

    DEBT is a concern for every family in the New England Electorate local MP Barnaby Joyce said.   He said one of the major concerns of the Federal Government was the legacy of the previous Labor Government who left a gross debt projected to rise to $667 billion.   “Lab...

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Joyce welcomes grants saluting Inverell and Tenterfield's veterans

27 Mar 2014

    INVERELL and Tenterfield’s veteran community has received a funding boost to help commemorate its proud history of service, Member for New England Barnaby Joyce, said today.   Mr Joyce said the National Servicemen’s Association of Australia, Northern Tablelands and New Eng...

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Joyce: Australian alpaca industry consolidates for the future

27 Mar 2014

    ALPACA fibre is one nature’s wonder fibres and the Federal Member for New England and Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce said with the industry in a consolidation phase the future is as marvellous as the fabric that can be produced.   Mr Joyce, speaking from the lawns ...

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Local small businesses to benefit from new hiring guide

26 Mar 2014

    The Coalition Government is working to build a stronger more prosperous economy with more jobs by making it easier for small businesses in New England to hire new employees with the release of a new employment guide.   Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the guide w...

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Joyce alarmed by Labor and Green's brakes on $1.75B Roads to Recovery boost

26 Mar 2014

    THE Australian Government’s $1.75 billion five-year funding extension of the Roads to Recovery Programme is at risk of being blocked in the Senate, Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce warned today.   Legislation to extend Roads to Recovery funding for the next fi...

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Sunday the day to be a good neighbour: Joyce

25 Mar 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the strength and vitality of a community is reinforced on how the members interact with each other.   This Sunday, March 30, is Neighbour Day, Australia’s annual celebration of community and Mr Joyce said as the elected Mem...

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Joyce: NBN footprint expansion at Guyra

24 Mar 2014

    HOMES, farms and businesses at Guyra will benefit from the turning on of fixed wireless facilities the Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said.   Mr Joyce said Guyra residents were encouraged to visit www.nbnco.com.au/rollout/rollout-map to find out if they were ...

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Joyce urges students and schools to participate in Anzac Day Schools' Awards

24 Mar 2014

    STUDENTS and schools in the Electorate of New England are urged to take part in this year’s Anzac Day Schools’ Awards, Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said today.   “Our nation will commemorate the 99th anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zeal...

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Joyce revels in widespread rain across New England electorate

24 Mar 2014

    TODAY’S rainfalls across the New England electorate won’t rain grass but it will be a great start to ease some of the worries felt by landholders across the New England and North West, Federal MP Barnaby Joyce said.   Mr Joyce said by mid-morning on Monday, recordings of 4...

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Joyce applauds local sports grants recipients

24 Mar 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has congratulated 24 young sportspeople from in and around Tamworth who will receive Local Sporting Champions’ grants of $500 each from the Australian Sports’ Commission.   The Local Sporting Champions grants program is designed...

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