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Armidale welcomes APVMA

25 Nov 2016

     APVMA move to Armidale finalised by Cabinet, with office expected to open next March.? Latest phase in The Nationals election commitment to establish Centres of Excellence across regional Australia. Coalition Government delivers on relocation of Canberra-based rural re...

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New England Electorate to benefit from financial advisers’ mandate

24 Nov 2016

    Compulsory education requirements for both new and existing financial advisers; Supervision requirements for new advisers; A code of ethics for the industry; An exam that will represent a common benchmark across the industry; and An ongoing professional development co...

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$297 million fund for Building Better Regions in the New England Electorate

23 Nov 2016

    BBRF will invest in projects under two streams – the Infrastructure Projects Stream for projects that involve the construction of new infrastructure, or upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure and the Community Investments Stream for local events and activities, strat...

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New England Electorate to share in $13.1m for rural general practice grants

18 Nov 2016

  The Acting Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said teaching, training and retaining the next generation of health workers in rural, regional and remote Australia has been boosted by $13.1 million in infrastructure grants.   Mr Joyce said the Coalition Gove...

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More than $3.3 million in capital grants funding for St Joseph’s Aberdeen

17 Nov 2016

  The Acting Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the announcement that more than $3.3 million of Commonwealth funding  for St Joseph’s High School, Aberdeen.   Mr Joyce said the overall project cost of $5,311,898 involves $3,346,041from the Gover...

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Employment program launch to benefit New England Electorate veterans

17 Nov 2016

  Meaningful employment is one of the best ways to help veterans make the transition from the defence forces into post-service life. ADF personnel who leave the military will have the documentation and support available to make a successful transition to civilian life. Government...

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$27 million to boost disaster resilience in NSW and New England Electorate

16 Nov 2016

The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce welcomed $27 million in funding for communities in New South Wales to enhance their resilience to natural disasters.   Projects are jointly supported with Commonwealth Government funding matched by New South Wales and funding r...

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New England Electorate pre-schoolers given chance to learn another language

16 Nov 2016

    Applications sought for the Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program Funding of $5.9 million to make ELLA available nationally in 2017 This includes up to 1000 grants of $500 for preschools in disadvantaged areas to purchase devices   The Deputy Prime Min...

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Local MPs bring charity training to town

16 Nov 2016

The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, and Member for Tamworth, Kevin Anderson, have announced a unique opportunity for local charities to access free financial training as part of a special event being held in Tamworth.    Mr Joyce said the contribution of volunte...

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Progress on the New England Highway bypass of Scone

15 Nov 2016

  Preparations to build the New England Highway bypass of Scone continue to progress with registrations of interest now open to prequalified contractors to build the project. The project will improve safety, traffic flow and travel times 8,400 vehicles pass through Scone every d...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes a $2,500 grant for the Murrurundi Men’s Shed

14 Nov 2016

The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Murrurundi Community Men's Shed will receive $2,500 from the Turnbull-Joyce Government to promote and support men’s health and wellbeing in the southern part of the New England Electorate.   This grant is part of $400,...

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New England Electorate part of record eight million tourist visitors

09 Nov 2016

The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said Australia has welcomed more than eight million international tourists over the last 12 months according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.   Mr Joyce said this is the first time Australia has broke...

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