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Barnaby Joyce welcomes support for the Indigenous visual arts industry in Armidale

30 Jul 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Armidale and Region Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place will receive a grant of $80,000 to provide services to visual artists based in the Armidale region.   Mr Joyce, who was in Armidale today undertaking Electora...

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ABCs Heywire a huge opportunity for New England Electorate youth

27 Jul 2015

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said today that entries are being sought from young regional Australians, including those who live in the New England Electorate, to participate in ABC’s Heywire Competition.   Mr Joyce said the Heywire Competition has just bee...

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Grants available in the New England Electorate under round 2 of 20 Million Trees

27 Jul 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce  has invited community groups, organisations and individuals to start their own tree planting projects by applying for grants under Round 2 of the 20 Million Trees Programme.   “I’m pleased to announce the opening of the second roun...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes National Ice Taskforce interim report

24 Jul 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the interim report from the National Ice Taskforce, which the Prime Minister presented to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) on Friday.   Mr Joyce said the New England Electorate communities had welcomed the o...

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Community funding continues for ANZAC Centenary grants in New England Electorate

24 Jul 2015

23 July 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said almost $15,400 in funding has been made available by the Federal Government to support a project commemorating the service and sacrifice of Australians during the First World War.   He said the Legacy Club of Armida...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes sporting schools in the New England Electorate

23 Jul 2015

23 July 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said 31 schools in the New England Electorate had signed up to be a part of Sporting Schools, the biggest change to school sport in over a decade as part of a $100 million Abbott Government initiative to keep them fit, healthy...

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New funding for community projects to reduce violence against women, says Joyce

23 Jul 2015

22 July 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said community organisations in the new England Electorate can apply for grants to help deliver projects that will reduce violence against women and their children.   A total of $4 million is available under the Building...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes $300,000 grant for Inverell and Tingha childcare centres

16 Jul 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said $300,000 has been granted to two projects focussing on children and strategic schooling in the New England Electorate.   Mr Joyce said the two projects, run by Inverell District Family Services Limited and delivered in Inverell...

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$275,000 to Armidales Gunawirra for early intervention program, says Joyce

15 Jul 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said Gunawirra Limited will receive $275,000 to deliver an early intervention program with between 40 and 100 per cent Indigenous enrolment that will improve outcomes for First Australians including Armidale.   Mr Joyce said the gra...

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Inverells BEST Employment to receive $403,679 for advocacy and support, Joyce

15 Jul 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said Inverell’s BEST Employment will receive $403,679 under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) grant round to deliver an advocacy and support program for employment opportunities.   Mr Joyce said the p...

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Appointment will be growing stronger regions across the state, says Joyce

13 Jul 2015

13 July 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the appointment of Ian Lobsey OAM as the Regional Deputy Chair of the Regional Development Australia (RDA) Northern Inland was a boost for the region.   Mr Joyce said the announcement by the Australian Government of...

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THE HON. BARNABY JOYCE PRESS CLUB SPEECH

06 Jul 2015

    *** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ***   In Government you need a reason to have a passion, the competence to articulate it in a plan and the collegiate astuteness and forbearance of colleagues to give purpose to this by delivery.   My earliest memories are of and around lif...

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