Barnaby Joyce

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Joyce congratulates Kootingal students for National Literacy and Numeracy Week prize

30 Sep 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has praised the efforts of Kootingal Public School’s upper primary class which has received formal recognition for their efforts during National Literacy and Numeracy Week (NLNW).   Mr Joyce said the Kootingal students were some...

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Councils in New England Electorate to get $44m in Roads to Recovery funding

30 Sep 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said councils in the Electorate will receive almost $44 million for local road construction and street repairs in the next four financial years.   The funding is part of the delivery of the Australian Government’s $2.1 billion ...

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Contract for Bolivia Hill concept design and environmental assessment

26 Sep 2014

    UPGRADES to the New England Highway at Bolivia Hill have moved to the next stage with the contract for developing the concept design and carrying out an environment impact assessment awarded to Hyder Consulting.   Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the Feder...

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25th Anniversary Landcare Grants now open in the New England

25 Sep 2014

  24 September 2014   FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said Landcare and other community groups in the Electorate area will be able to access a helping hand with the launch of the 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-15 as part of the Australian Government’s National Lan...

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New England Electorates proud service commemorated says Joyce

25 Sep 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said two communities in the Electorate have received a funding boost to help commemorate its proud history of service in the Australian Defence Force.   Mr Joyce said the Gilgai Public Hall and Recreation Reserve Trust and the P...

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Armidales Dr Myfanwy Maple a recipient of diversity scholarship

18 Sep 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has congratulated Armidale’s Dr Myfanwy Maple as being one of 30 highly talented women to receive a scholarship under the Board Diversity Scholarship Programme.   He said Dr Maple was one of 300 women from rural and remote area...

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New treatment for cancer approved for PBS listing says Joyce

18 Sep 2014

    PEOPLE in the New England Electorate who are suffering from pancreatic cancer will be able to access the breakthrough drug Abraxane on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from November 1.   Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said pancreatic cancer was a highly aggre...

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Joyce invites New England youth to set sail on world voyage

09 Sep 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has encouraged young people in the Electorate to enter a ballot for the 2015 Young Endeavour World Voyage now open for young Australians aged 18 to 30.   With crews of 24 youth and twelve Royal Australian Navy staff, the ship wi...

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Joyce and Joyce deliver for Tamworth

07 Sep 2014

  05 September 2014     FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the announcement by QantasLink it was upgrading and expanding its heavy maintenance facility in Tamworth, was an indication of the potential the city has as an aviation hub.   “I’ve always tried to mak...

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Joyce says Abbott Government commits $406m for preschool certainty

05 Sep 2014

  FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the Abbott Government will commit $406 million to ensure families in the New England Electorate can continue to access up to 15 hours of preschool per week in 2015.   Mr Joyce confirmed the Commonwealth is offering NSW an extens...

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Joyce announces more community funding through Anzac Centenary local grants

02 Sep 2014

    MEMBER for New England Barnaby Joyce has announced funding of $1500 which has been made available by the Federal Government to support a Tenterfield Shire Council project commemorating the service and sacrifice of Australians during the First World War.   “The Anzac Centen...

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Cheaper health benefits for seniors in New England

02 Sep 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said in a win for seniors, the Government has delivered a key election commitment giving thousands more self-funded retirees access to cheaper medicine and health benefits.   Despite repeated attempts by Labor and the Greens to...

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