Barnaby Joyce

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Upskilling New England electorates Child Care educators - Joyce

31 Oct 2014

    THE Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed funding totalling more the $1 million granted to 26 long day care services across the New England Electorate.   Mr Joyce said the child care educators in New England Electorate are among more than 50,000 long day care e...

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National Roundtable on Water Infrastructure

29 Oct 2014

  29 October   MORE than eighty water experts have convened in Canberra today to talk through the opportunities and barriers for investment in water infrastructure and dams in Australia.   Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, said the roundtable brought  together everyone i...

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Local leaders in New England invited to join Regional Development Australia

28 Oct 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said Expressions of Interest are being sought from Business and community leaders to join Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees in the New England Electorate.   Mr Joyce said RDA committees are part of a national netwo...

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Joyce praises streamlining assessments for New England home support services

28 Oct 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the Australian Government is making it easier for older Australians in the New England Electorate to access the care they need to remain living in their own home through new home support assessment arrangements.   Mr Joyce ...

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Do Not Call Register changes welcomed says Barnaby Joyce

23 Oct 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Australian Government has introduced legislation to change the Do Not Call Register so it will only be necessary to place a phone number on the Register once, as opposed to re-registering after eight years.   “This cha...

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Joyce applauds record fall in New England electricity prices after carbon tax repeal

23 Oct 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said scrapping the carbon tax has delivered families and businesses in the New England Electorate the biggest drop in electricity prices on record.   The Australian Bureau of Statistics released the Consumer Price Index for the ...

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Joyce says cash support available for job seekers who move to take up work

20 Oct 2014

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said up to $9000 in financial assistance is now available for eligible long-term unemployed job seekers and their families to relocate to a new job.   Mr Joyce said this assistance would help jobseekers to move to take up a job offer. ...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes grant for youth workshops in New England Electorate

20 Oct 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the announcement of $13,331 for the Electorate, part of funding for 80 exciting regional arts and cultural projects through the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund.   “The Eudaimonia tour in the New England E...

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Opening Address to the NFF National Congress 2014

20 Oct 2014

  Opening Address to the NFF National Congress 2014 by the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, Minister for Agriculture **Check against delivery   IT IS A pleasure to join you today for the National Farmers’ Federation Congress for 2014 and to represent the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott.   ...

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Applications open for Families Expert panel says Joyce

17 Oct 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said applications are now open for suitably qualified people or organisations to provide services as part of the Government’s Families and Children Expert Panel.   Mr Joyce said the Government is investing $5 million up to 2019...

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Joyce says Coalition delivers in New England with Broadband

17 Oct 2014

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Abbott Government’s efforts to speed up the NBN rollout are paying off for residents and businesses in the New England Electorate and surrounds, as work begins to connect hundreds of premises to the National Broadband Network. ...

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Barnaby Joyce calls for support for Carers Week 2014

14 Oct 2014

  FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has encouraged residents of the New England Electorate to mark Carers Week 2014. “Providing care to a loved one in need – whether it is due to age, disability or mental illness – is a role that many Australians will take on at some stag...

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