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ADF Gap Year program restoration welcomed: Joyce

28 Apr 2014

    MEMBER for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the Abbott Government’s restoration of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Gap Year program.   Mr Joyce said restoration of the ADF Gap Year program fulfils one of the Coalition’s key Defence election commitments and would e...

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Anzac Day a reminder of the nation's sacrifice: Joyce

24 Apr 2014

    FEDERAL member for New England Barnaby Joyce said Anzac Day celebrations around the electorate will have an increased level of significance with the centenary of World War One’s beginning later this year.   Mr Joyce has close family links with WWI as one of his grandfather...

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Barnaby meets local rough riders at Royal Easter Show

22 Apr 2014

      A VISIT to the Royal Easter show gave the Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce the opportunity to catch up several rodeo riders from his electorate.   Mr Joyce’s visit to the chutes included meeting with Australian Under 18 Steer riding champion Brady Gray who lives ...

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Fixed wireless proposed for northern parts of New England electorate: Joyce

22 Apr 2014

    MEMBER for New England Barnaby Joyce said homes and businesses immediately surrounding Tenterfield as well as Wallangarra and Ashford will soon benefit from the start of construction of fixed wireless National Broadband Network.   The announcement is part of the constructi...

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More fixed wireless access to NBN: Joyce

22 Apr 2014

      OXLEY Vale residents can now access fixed wireless National Broadband Network services, the Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said.   The announcement is part of the connection of more than 400 homes and businesses which can access the now live service.   Mr...

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Take time to take care while out and about on Easter weekend: Joyce

17 Apr 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has extended well wishes to his constituents in the New England Electorate for the Easter break.   “It’s important that people take extra care while out on the roads as they visit friends and family this Easter weekend,” Mr Joyc...

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Joyce confirms more than $3.3 million in grants for Tamworth schools

16 Apr 2014

    THREE Tamworth schools are another step closer to completing significant capital infrastructure projects with combined funding announcements of more than $3.3 million, the Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said.   Distributed under the Federal Capital Grants Pr...

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$80,000 boost delivered in New England through Community Development Grants Programme

14 Apr 2014

      The Australian Government has delivered $80,000 towards the Werris Creek Community Shed Facility project in New England through the Community Development Grants Programme.   Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs and Federal Member...

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Middle East a major trading destination for Australian produce: Op-Ed from the Minister for Agriculture and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce

11 Apr 2014

  10 April 2014   THERE are not many trips where you get to hand the fairer sex of your party a special dress for the occasion but the ritualistic handing of the Abaya to my Chief of Staff before travelling to Saudi Arabia is one of those occasions.   The Australian nature of t...

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Tamworth-made leather satchel finds its way to Bahrain

11 Apr 2014

    FROM a few strides across Peel Street to halfway across the world, the Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has presented a leather brief case from Tamworth to the Minister responsible for Agriculture in Bahrain, His Excellency Dr Juma bin Ahmed Al-Kaabi.   Mr Joyce said t...

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Chaffey Dam safety upgrade and augmentation process now underway: Joyce

08 Apr 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed approval by the State Water Board to award a conditional contract for construction for the Chaffey Dam safety upgrade and augmentation project.   Mr Joyce said the Board at a recent meeting green-lighted the projec...

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Walgett's drought buster barbecue a great success: Joyce

07 Apr 2014

    MEMBER for New England, Barnaby Joyce has congratulated the organisers of the Drought Buster Barbecue at the Walgett Showgrounds on Saturday night.   Mr Joyce said the work of the Tamworth-based organising committee had resulted in a fantastic night of socialising, of frie...

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