Barnaby Joyce

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ABC Lateline interview, Canberra

30 Apr 2015

  Execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, death penalty, agricultural trade with Indonesia.       TOM IGGULDEN:   Minister Joyce, withdrawing the Ambassador from Indonesia is unprecedented. Are you worried about the effect that might have on trade?   BARNABY ...

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Engaging New England Electorates seniors in the digital age

29 Apr 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the New England Electorate’s seniors will continue to have free access to computers and internet training to ensure they are not left behind in the digital age, thanks to a $1.3 million Abbott Government investment. The Abbott G...

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$246 million nanny pilot program to support families in the New England Electorate

29 Apr 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Abbott Government is establishing a new $246 million pilot programme to extend subsidy support to nanny home care services to help support families who struggle to access affordable child care services when working, studying...

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AEC invites written suggestions for redistribution of New England Electorate

28 Apr 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Acting Australian Electoral Commissioner Kevin Kitson is inviting members of the public to submit written suggestions about the redistribution of federal electoral boundaries in New South Wales.   Mr Joyce said interes...

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Country of Origin consultation session to visit Armidale on Thursday, says Joyce

27 Apr 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said Armidale would host a consultation session as the Coalition Government moved to introduce better Country of Origin Labelling rules to give Australians a clearer understanding of where their food comes from.   Mr Joyce said...

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Coalition delivers on fixed wireless broadband for the New England Electorate

24 Apr 2015

24 April 2015   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 Inverell West and Willow Tree and surrounds as work begins to connect hundreds of premises to the National Broadb...

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New England Electorate has a role to play in Ice Taskforce crackdown

23 Apr 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the meeting of the Coalition Government’s National Ice Taskforce today in Sydney is an indication that all stops are out to ensure that all aspects of this menace are being addressed   Mr Joyce said the overall purpose of ...

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Saluting Their Service grants for the New England Electorate

22 Apr 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has congratulated the recipients of three Saluting Their Service grants totalling almost $8,600.   The Piallamore Recreation Reserve Committee will receive two of the grants. One grant of $3,636 to install a new war memorial at...

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Bowel cancer is not a dirty word in the New England Electorate

22 Apr 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the launch of the Abbott Government’s ‘a gift for living’ bowel cancer screening awareness campaign will boost screening awareness in at risk groups.   Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in Austr...

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New England Electorate to have a say on mining service and equipment suppliers future

22 Apr 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said businesses will get the opportunity to have a say on the direction of the Australian Government’s new Mining Equipment, Technology and Services Industry Growth Centre, with public consultation being held in Sydney on 29 April. ...

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$875,500 in black spot funding for the New England Electorate

21 Apr 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce today announced funding of $875,500 to fix six dangerous black spots on roads in the local government areas of Tenterfield, Inverell, Liverpool Plains, Armidale Dumaresq and Tamworth Regional Council.   The approved projects ar...

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Joyce welcomes Green Army on the ground at Oxley Reserve, Tamworth

21 Apr 2015

  20 April 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said young people involved in developing a bush foods and artefact site as part of Stage 1 of a Green Army project have begun on-ground works at Oxley Reserve. “The project will protect and conserve Indigenous herit...

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