Barnaby Joyce

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Tax claims made easy with myDeductions tool, says Barnaby Joyce

26 Feb 2016

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce is encouraging workers in the New England Electorate to tally work-related deductions using the myDeductions tool within of the ATO’s phone app.   “The 2015-16 financial is going to be the first time taxpayers can use the myDed...

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Defence White Paper a comprehensive and long term plan, says Joyce

26 Feb 2016

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said he welcomed the release of the 2016 Defence White Paper, which he says sets out the Coalition Government’s comprehensive and responsible long-term plan to ensure Australia’s national security.    “It is the culmination of ...

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Medical cannabis legislation passes Federal Parliament, says Barnaby Joyce

25 Feb 2016

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Federal Parliament this week passed historic legislation which delivers the missing piece to legally-grown medicinal cannabis treatment in Australia.   Welcoming the historic moment Mr Joyce paid tribute to the many patient...

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Funding for local groups to enhance New England Electorate’s heritage places

25 Feb 2016

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said  community groups across the New England Electorate region are invited to apply for grants through the 2015-16 round of the Community Heritage and Icons Grants programme.   These grants are part of the Australian Government’s $...

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GetUp’s petition part of the democratic process, says Barnaby Joyce

24 Feb 2016

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said a decision by the leftist lobby group GetUp to organise a petition calling on former Independent MP Tony Windsor to stand for the New England at the next Federal Election, an indictment of Australia’s political freedom.   “Ever...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes Dob in a Dealer launch – Australia’s fight against ice

22 Feb 2016

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said has welcomed the launch of a new million dollar partnership between the Coalition Government and Crime Stoppers Australia to establish a national Dob in a Dealer campaign.    The Commonwealth Government is providing $1 million ...

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Member for New England backs Walcha to stand alone as submissions deadline looms

22 Feb 2016

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has urged Walcha residents and other interested parties to make a submission to the NSW Government’s Fit for the Future proposal to merge the Walcha Council with the Tamworth Regional Council.   Mr Joyce said he has continued to rec...

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Two more mobile phone towers to activate in the New England Electorate

15 Feb 2016

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said new mobile base stations in the New England Electorate are due to be switched on at Invergowrie, near Armidale and Elsmore, near Inverell by June 30 as part of the Commonwealth Government’s $385 million Mobile Black Spot Programme.   “These new...

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Applications for Round 2 of Safer Streets Programme extended, says Barnaby Joyce

15 Feb 2016

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has urged local governments, PCYCs and community groups in the New England Electorate to make the most of an extension of a deadline for those considering applying for assistance under Round 2 of the Safer Streets Programme.   Mr Joyce said he has r...

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Uralla Men’s Shed boosted with $14,000 grant under Stronger Communities

12 Feb 2016

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has congratulated the Uralla Men’s Shed on receiving a $14,000 grant under the Stronger Communities Programme.   Mr Joyce said the Mien’s Shed organisation played an important role in communities like Uralla and other centres a...

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New England Electorate town of Delungra included in changes to GP program

12 Feb 2016

    FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said Delungra has been included in changes to the District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) system which will make it easier to recruite General Practitioners  to the town.   Mr Joyce said the changes cover all areas in the Modified...

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Applications for Round 2 of Safer Streets Programme to close soon, says Barnaby Joyce

10 Feb 2016

  FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has urged local governments, PCYCs and community groups in the New England Electorate to consider applying for assistance under Round 2 of the Safer Streets Programme which will close for applications at 2pm AEDT on 17 February 2016.  ...

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