Barnaby Joyce

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New mental health reforms to boost care in the New England Electorate

30 Nov 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed sweeping changes planned for mental health services across Australia, which are set to directly benefit people in the New England Electorate.   “This Mental Health Reform Package sets out bold reforms to be phased in over th...

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Still time to apply for sustainable agriculture small grants - Joyce

24 Nov 2015

23 November 2015   MINISTER for Agriculture and Water Resources and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said farmers have another fortnight to apply for a share of $2.2 million in small grants to increase industry capacity and support the adoption of productive management practices.  ...

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Independent report finds work for the dole effective in the New England Electorate

20 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said an independent evaluation of the Work for the Dole pilot which ran from 1 July 2014 has found the programme was effective in helping participants gain confidence and self-esteem and learn skills such as team work, communication and a...

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Local projects receive Regional Arts Funds in New England Electorate

19 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for the Arts, Senator Mitch Fifield, that two art and cultural projects in the New England Electorate will share funding of more than $24,000.   Mr Joyce said the Australian Government’s...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes $70,000 grant for Short Black Opera project at Gunnedah

19 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has congratulated the Short Black Opera group on its successful application for a grant of $70,000 for a project that will be rolled out in Gunnedah and Shepparton, Victoria .   “$70,000 will be provided to the Short Black Opera for...

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Government delivers on red tape reduction for the New England Electorate

12 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the Government’s announcement it will strengthen its regulation reform agenda so that it focusses on changes that increase innovation and productivity.     Speaking on the Coalition Government’s fourth Red Tape Repeal D...

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New England Electorate to share $14 million available for Murray Darling growth

11 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the opportunity for those constituents in the New England Electorate to secure funding to create more jobs, strengthen and diversify their economies.   The Australian and NSW governments have announced the latest round ...

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Commitment to crowd-sourced funding to boost innovation in New England Electorate

11 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Coalition Government is committed to fostering a more innovative and creative Australian economy.   He said this meant ensuring that start-ups and early stage businesses can access the funding they need to help them develop...

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Local services for Remembrance Day in the New England Electorate

09 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce today joined with the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC, Stuart Robert, in encouraging constituents to pay their respects for those who served Australia's cause in all wars...

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Work experience to help job seekers into work in New England Electorate

05 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, welcomed the start of the Government’s new National Work Experience Programme, which seeks to help job seekers gain valuable experience in workplaces around the country.   “This Programme will give job seekers in the New England El...

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Remembrance Day honours service men and women from all wars, Barnaby Joyce

05 Nov 2015

05 November 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said as the New England Electorate prepares to pause for Remembrance Day on 11 November, a new publication by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs marks the contribution of Chinese Anzacs.   Mr Joyce said Chinese Anza...

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Common prescription medicines on the PBS to be cheaper in the New England Electorate

03 Nov 2015

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the Federal Government’s changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), which he says will address inconsistencies in medicine prices from 1 January 2016.   Mr Joyce said the Government’s changes would assist conc...

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