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Armidale to benefit from agreement to install drive-through postal service

23 Dec 2014

  19 December 2014   FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed a decision from Australia Post to support the installation of a drive-through street posting [DSP] box in Armidale.   Mr Joyce met with members of the Armidale Access Committee on 11 December and hea...

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Inverell community groups receive green Christmas presents from Landcare grants

19 Dec 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England and Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce said 21 projects throughout the New England Electorate will enjoy a share of more $364,000 under the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.   He praised the work of community groups in...

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Tenterfield community groups receive green Christmas presents from Landcare grants

19 Dec 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England and Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce said 21 projects throughout the New England Electorate will enjoy a share of more $364,000 under the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.   He praised the work of community groups in...

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Glen Innes community groups receive early Christmas presents from Landcare grants

19 Dec 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England and Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce said 21 projects throughout the New England Electorate will enjoy a share of more $364,000 under the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.   He praised the work of the Glen Innes Natu...

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New England Electorate to benefit from 20 Million Trees funding

18 Dec 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said four projects in the New England, worth more than $330,000, have received funding announced by the Australian Government under the 20 Million Trees Programme.   The Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt said the 20 Millio...

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Rural R&D round one funding closing soon, says Barnaby Joyce

16 Dec 2014

  12 December 2014   FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce today issued a reminder that the application period for the first round of the Australian Government’s $100 million Rural Research and Development (R&D) for Profit grants programme is due to close on 15 December.   ...

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New England recipients of the Australian Awards for University teaching announced

16 Dec 2014

  12 December 2014   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce congratulated the New England recipient of the Australian Awards for University Teaching 2014.   Mr Joyce said the Awards recognise and value outstanding teachers and are part of the Australian Government’s comm...

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Stage 1 of Armidale airport funding flows through, says Barnaby Joyce

11 Dec 2014

  12 December 2014    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said Stage 1 funding of up to $2,380,064 is about to be delivered to the Armidale Dumaresq Council under the Community Development Grants Programme.   The funding is for Stage 1 of the Armidale Airport upgrade ...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes changes to $7 GP co-payment

11 Dec 2014

  09 December 2014   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Government has listened to community concern and welcomed the proposed changes to the Medicare co-payment.   Mr Joyce said he recently met with representatives of GP practices in Tamworth who were conce...

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Competitive selection process underway to fix mobile black spots in New England

10 Dec 2014

    Mobile black spots in the New England will be eligible for funding proposals under the Abbott Government’s $100 million Mobile Black Spot Programme.   Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said the programme had now reached a key milestone with the start of the fo...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes funding for University of New England

10 Dec 2014

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has congratulated the University of New England on receiving $50,000 in Commonwealth funding for a grant to lead a world class teaching and learning project.   Mr Joyce welcomed the Government’s announcement of $5.8 million in...

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Barnaby Joyce opens Werris Creek Community Shed

09 Dec 2014

Member for New England Barnaby Joyce and Shenhua Australia Chief Executive Officer Mr Wang Ningbo unveil the plaque commemorating the opening of the Werris Creek Community Shed.     06 December 2014   WERRIS Creek has a new social hub with Saturday morning’s opening of its ...

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