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Time running out for New England Electorate preschools to apply to learn a language

27 Jan 2017

                                       There’s less than a month to go for preschools and child care centres in the New England Electorate to sign-up for a popular language learning program the Coalition Government is rolling out nationally for the first time.   Deputy Prim...

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Barnaby Joyce Australia Day Message

26 Jan 2017

AUSTRALIA DAY - Proudly marking the birth of modern Australia.   Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce says there is nothing to be ashamed about in celebrating the day where a range of people, predominantly convicts with li...

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New England Electorate councils can nominate for 2017 National Awards for Local Government

24 Jan 2017

National awards recognise innovation in regional community services Categories range from boosting productivity to inspiration through the arts Nominations close 3 March, 2017   Entries are now open for the Coalition Government’s annual awards for innovat...

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Joyce encourages groups to apply for Veterans’ grants in 2017

23 Jan 2017

  Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has called on local community groups to apply for Australian Government grants to support projects that honour Australia’s military history and personnel.   “As a community we contin...

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Health Star ratings for healthier choices

23 Jan 2017

    More Australians are choosing healthier packaged foods, thanks to the Health Star Rating (HSR) system according to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce.   The latest phase of the campaign aims to ...

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APPLY NOW FOR ROUND ONE OF THE BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND

17 Jan 2017

Specific funding for investment ready projects in regional, rural and remote Australia. Funding will be available across two streams – infrastructure projects and community investments. Information session scheduled in Tamworth on 3 February, 2017   Community groups and local counc...

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Four New England students selected for advanced technology bootcamp

15 Jan 2017

    16 January 2017   Martin Ibbett, from Tenterfield High School, Kye Nitschke from Guyra Central School, Noah Standen-Roberts from Armidale High School and Samuel Watson also from Armidale High School, are among 60 of Australia’s brightest technology-buffs who converged on Macqu...

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Spotlight on small business payments

11 Jan 2017

    12 January 2017   Payment terms and times for New England Electorate small businesses are currently in the spotlight, thanks to an Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Inquiry, The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Mem...

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New England preschoolers to learn a language in 2017

11 Jan 2017

12 January 2017   The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has called on local New England preschools and child care centres to sign up to the Coalition Government’s popular early learning languages program before ...

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