Barnaby Joyce

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ACCC carbon monitoring reveals prices drops for NSW electricity, says Joyce

30 Jan 2015

29 January 2015 FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said a 6.9 per cent drop in the price of electricity in NSW was a ringing endorsement in the Abbott Government’s decision to end the carbon tax.   Mr Joyce said he has received the Australia Competition and Consumer Commis...

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Joyce says Government delivers better access to health care for New England’s veterans

30 Jan 2015

29 January 2015 FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said veterans living in the New England Electorate will have faster and more effective access to treatment for a range of disorders following the Abbott Government’s expansion of non-liability health care arrangements.   M...

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Review of Fair Work Laws underway, locals should make submissions says Joyce

27 Jan 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Productivity Commission Review of the Fair Work Laws, promised by the Coalition prior to the 2013 election, is now underway and is calling for people in the New England Electorate area to make submissions.   Mr Joyce said the independen...

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Joyce expresses disappointment in Prime 7s Canberra relocation plans

23 Jan 2015

22 January 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has expressed his disappointment on behalf of the New England community regarding the announcement by the Prime Media Group that it intends discontinuing the production and presentation of its local news service in Tamworth...

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Training Complaints Hotline will support New England students says Joyce

20 Jan 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said vocational education and training (VET) students now have a complaints hotline to bring rogue training providers to the attention of regulators.   “Our Government is taking firm action to crack down on unscrupulous and mis...

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$15,000 grant to boost Frontline New England web site, Joyce

20 Jan 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the allocation of $15,000 to the University of New England’s website, Frontline New England which comes from the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program.   Mr Joyce said the Frontline New England website was designed ...

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Australian businesses to benefit from $476 million skills fund - Joyce

19 Jan 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the benefits of a new $476 million Industry Skills Fund will be felt across the New England Electorate, with Australian businesses now able to apply for support to boost the skills of their workforce.   “The fund will prov...

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Armidale copper network migration to NBN begins this week says Joyce

19 Jan 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said more disconnections of Telstra’s Armidale copper network will begin on 22 January as part of the migration to the National Broadband Network.   Mr Joyce said Telstra, NBN Co and Retail Service Providers (RSP) have been wor...

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Kurrajong Re-enactment committee granted Anzac Centenary funds says Joyce

16 Jan 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has congratulated the Kurrajong Re-enactment Committee on its success in receiving a grant of $10,853 from the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program.   Mr Joyce said the Kurrajongs, a group of 114 men from Inverell who left thei...

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Joyce says Green Army participants sought in New England Electorate

16 Jan 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Green Army is looking for enthusiastic 17 to 24 year olds in the New England Electorate to join what will become the largest-ever team of young Australians supporting environmental action across the country.   “The fir...

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Joyce says surging beef prices an indication of the promise of increased opportunities

16 Jan 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby said he was delighted to see reports of cattle prices breaking through long-standing highs as he continued to work hard to see saleyard prices hit the $3 a kilogram live.   Prices for cows in Tamworth earlier in the week hit 227.2 cen...

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Joyce congratulates Duval High student on prestigious scholarship

15 Jan 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has congratulated Duval High School student Charlee Jayne Law on recently being announced as a winner of a prestigious New Colombo Plan scholarship.   The New Colombo Plan is a signature initiative of the Australian Government t...

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