Barnaby Joyce

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Praise for Joyce with funding for Chaffey Dam augmentation

21 Mar 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the approval progress by the NSW Government for plans for the completion of the $43.3 million upgrade of Chaffey Dam.   He said the decision by NSW Planning and Infrastructure to sign off on the development earlier ...

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ALP continues its Carbon Tax betrayal: Joyce

21 Mar 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the Australian Labor Party betrayed the Australian people when they introduced the carbon tax.   “Now Labor has betrayed the Australian people again, joining forces with the Greens and voted to keep the carbon tax,” Mr Joyc...

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Legislation introduced to give veterans a fair go

21 Mar 2014

Legislation introduced to give veterans a fair go     FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said 281 veterans living in the New England Electorate will benefit from the Government’s legislation to deliver fair indexation which was introduced into Parliament this week.   ...

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Joyce and Preston are Friends of Rugby League

20 Mar 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, was able to catch up with one of Tingha’s favourite sons, Preston Campbell, at a Friends of Rugby League event in Parliament House on Wednesday.   Mr Joyce said he was a long-time admirer of the former Gold Coast Titan and now...

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School of St Jude granted tax deductable status: Joyce

20 Mar 2014

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed the announcement in Canberra on Wednesday that former Guyra resident, Gemma Sisia, has had her charity, the School of St Jude, given tax deductible status by the Federal government.   Mr Joyce spoke with Mrs Sisia at P...

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Community Heritage grants preserving significant heritage collections: Joyce

19 Mar 2014

  FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed opportunities offered under the 2014 Community Heritage Grants program.   He said the grants, which were valued at up to $15,000 were available to assist in preserving cultural heritage collections of national significan...

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Joyce calls for recognition of outstanding young adults

19 Mar 2014

  FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has called for nominations to recognise the outstanding achievements of the nation’s young adults.   The search for the 2014 Junior Chamber International Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World (JCI TOYP) program has begun, and Mr...

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Joyce celebrates the launch of Armidale 150 Years

19 Mar 2014

19 March 2014   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed news of the launch of the highly anticipated book, Armidale 150 Years.   Mr Joyce, who studied at the University of New England, said Armidale was a key centre in his electorate and the celebration of the s...

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Grants continue to roll in for New England Electorate

18 Mar 2014

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed a number of major grant announcements for constituents as the overall tally has climbed above $97.5 million six months on from the September Federal election.   Reflecting on his first six months as the Member for New E...

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Joyce: Anzac centenary grants for Tamworth, Gunnedah and Tenterfield

17 Mar 2014

18 March 2014   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce is delighted to announce three significant funding allocations as part of the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program.   Recipients of the grants in the New England Electorate included Tamworth RSL Sub-Branch, $10,000, Gun...

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Joyce welcomes selection of Bolivia Hill route

11 Mar 2014

    Agriculture Minister and Member for New England Barnaby Joyce today welcomed the announcement of the preferred route for the Bolivia Hill project.   The announcement follows the Federal Government’s commitment in December last year of $80 million for the realignment of the...

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Roads for Tamworth's future

07 Mar 2014

    Joint Media Statement   Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce, Minister for Agriculture, Federal Member for New England Col Murray, Tamworth Regional Council Mayor   LOCAL roads are set to benefi...

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