Barnaby Joyce

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New England Electorate to celebrate Adult Learners Week

31 Aug 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce is urging local communities to support activities for Adult Learners’ Week, which this year is celebrating its 20th anniversary as an important event on the Australian calendar.   The theme for this year’s Adult Learners’ Week, whic...

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79 UNE students to study in Indo-Pacific region under the New Colombo Plan

31 Aug 2015

31 August 2015 31 FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the announcement that  students from the New England Electorate will live, study and work in the Indo-Pacific under the 2016 mobility round of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan.   Mr Joyce said...

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Barnaby Joyce visits Bookookoorara bridge after progress update from Council

27 Aug 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said while he was pleased with the progress to date of works, he looked forward to construction work beginning on the Bookookoorara Bridge on the Mount Lindesay Road.   In February this year the Coalition Government announced Round ...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes update on Tenterfield Bypass and Bolivia Hill

27 Aug 2015

27 August 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said he enjoyed the opportunity to get a briefing on the latest progress of the Tenterfield Heavy Vehicle Bypass and the Bolivia Hill Realignment from the Tenterfield Shire Council’s Mayor, Peter Petty and General Manager Lo...

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Coalition delivers election pledge for easier, simpler advice for New England Electorate

26 Aug 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said a new Pay and Conditions Tool (PACT) mobile-friendly tool to combine pay, shift and leave calculators with an intuitive interface for mobile devices designed for Small Business has been launched by Employment Minister Eric Abetz and ...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes grants to develop female sport leaders

26 Aug 2015

24 August 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce today encouraged women from the New England Electorate  who are interested in sport to apply for $400,000 worth of grants to support and develop women leaders in Australian sport.   Mr Joyce said the Australian Governm...

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Learning Potential App to benefit New England Electorate students

21 Aug 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the launch of an innovative new mobile app to encourage parents to get more involved in their children’s education.   Mr Joyce said parents and students in the New England Electorate and right across NSW would benefit f...

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$41m on its way to councils in the New England Electorate, says Barnaby Joyce

21 Aug 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said Local Governments in the electorate of New England are set to benefit from more than $41 million funding under the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme in 2015-16.   The Australian Government is providin...

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Barnaby Joyce supports Liverpool Plains farmers day of action

20 Aug 2015

21 August 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce as thrown his support behind a Liverpool Plains farmers’ day of action.   “To all the farmers of the Liverpool Plains and to all the supporters – I wish you all the very best today,” Mr Joyce said.   “It’s everyb...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes $1m Crime Stoppers campaign to help combat Ice

20 Aug 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce welcomed the Coalition Government’s announcement that $1 million in funding would be made available to Crime Stoppers to roll out a national ‘Dob in a Dealer’ campaign to help combat Australia’s ice scourge.   “The fight against ice...

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New England Electorate urged to apply for new aged care places, says Barnaby Joyce

17 Aug 2015

17 August 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said applications for the Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) opened today, with existing and prospective providers of Australian Government-funded aged care across the New England Electorate encouraged to apply.   Mr Joy...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes Australias 2030 emissions reduction target

12 Aug 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the Coalition Government’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions so they are 26 to 28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.   “This is a responsible and achievable target. It is comparable to the targets of other ...

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