Barnaby Joyce

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More funding available for community infrastructure projects: Joyce

13 Jun 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said grant funding of up to $200,000 is available in the New England electorate as part of the commemoration of the Centenary of ANZAC 2014 to 2018.   Mr Joyce said the funding was available in every electorate in the state and...

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Joyce backs Apsley River Dam project to deliver zero emission electricity and jobs

12 Jun 2014

      FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce believes the construction of the shelved Apsley River dam would deliver jobs, zero-emission electricity and much needed water for the Murray Darling Basin system.   Mr Joyce, who is chairman of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s ...

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Joyce says Coalition Government is all for rebuilding general practice

11 Jun 2014

    The 2014/15 Budget demonstrates the Abbott Government’s commitment to provide new infrastructure funding to rural and regional areas the Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said.   Mr Joyce said the Government would provide $52.5 million to rural and regional areas Austra...

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Sport for more Australian school children says New England MP

10 Jun 2014

    FROM 1 January 2015, schools in the electorate of New England will be able to apply to take part in the Federal Government’s new $100 million Sporting Schools initiative announced in the 2014/15 Budget.   Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Sporting Schools init...

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In-demand trades added to the skilled occupation list: Joyce

10 Jun 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the Abbott Government decision to add chefs, bricklayers and wall and floor tilers to the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) from 1 July will help meet the skills needs of the Australian economy.   Mr Joyce said the addition of ...

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Barnaby Joyce calls on New England to celebrate World Environment Day

05 Jun 2014

    Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce urged people and communities around Australia and the globe are celebrating World Environment Day.   It’s a chance for people in New England Electorate to consider what positive steps we can take locally to make a difference, h...

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Joyce pays tribute to WWII servicemen and women on 70th anniversary of D-Day landings

04 Jun 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has paid tribute to those Australians who saw action in the D-Day Landings on the 70th anniversary of the historic event on Friday.   Mr Joyce said the landings changed the course of history and were the early steps that bought ...

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Joyce welcomes $408,000 to fix black spots in New England Electorate

04 Jun 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed three grants totalling $408,000 for the Tamworth Regional Council and the Uralla Shire Council as part of the Australian Government delivering on its plan to build safer roads.   The Assistant Minister for Infrastru...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes opening of nominations for the National Disability Awards

04 Jun 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the opening of nominations for the 2014 National Disability Awards, giving Australians the opportunity to celebrate the individuals and organisations that are having a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilit...

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New England's Joyce judged the most responsive Federal politician in Australia

04 Jun 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has been announced as the most responsive Federal politician in Australia by the advocacy group FairGO.   For two decades FairGO has rated the responsiveness of politicians to voters who contact all MPs by Votergram, the group’s...

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Opportunities on the back of projected population growth in New England Electorate

03 Jun 2014

    A STRONGER economy linked with projected growth in the electorate’s population reinforces the Federal Government’s 2014–15 Budget which delivers initiatives boosting local economies, the Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said.   Mr Joyce was commenting on the recent rel...

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