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Bolivia Hill upgrade closer to reality with call for tenders

31 Aug 2017

Another step has been taken in upgrading the Bolivia Hill stretch of the New England Highway, with the Australian and New South Wales governments calling for tenders to deliver the project.

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Funding approved for Bolivia Hill Upgrade

25 Aug 2017

Another step has been taken in making the notorious Bolivia Hill stretch of the New England Highway safer, with the Australian Government signing off on its $55 million contribution to the upgrade project.

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Federal funding approved for Tenterfield bypass project design

25 Aug 2017

$10 million in Australian Government funding has been signed, sealed and delivered to help develop and build the Tenterfield heavy vehicle bypass.

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New grant program to break down barriers in early learning

24 Aug 2017

Eligible child care providers can now apply for funding to help break down barriers that may be preventing disadvantaged and vulnerable families accessing early learning services.

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First Ministerial Statement on Veterans and their families

23 Aug 2017

Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said the Federal Government was committed to delivering the support and services required by our current and former military personnel.

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NDIS supporting 100,000 Australians

22 Aug 2017

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached a major milestone with 100,000 Australians with disability now having choice and control over life-changing support delivered through the Scheme, including people in the New England Electorate.

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Extra Gonski funding to flow to New England schools

21 Aug 2017

New England government and Independent school students are set for an additional $328 million by 2021 under the Turnbull/Joyce Government’s student-centred Gonski funding plan that recently passed Parliament.

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Roads to Recovery funding strengthening New England economy

17 Aug 2017

The Federal Coalition Government has confirmed more than $16.7 million for Roads to Recovery projects across the ten local council areas in the New England Electorate, Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said today.

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Armidale rural consultant takes out top award

16 Aug 2017

Armidale’s Greg Mills was among eight national award winners recognised today for the significant contribution he has made to the success of the agriculture sector.

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Armidale to settle 200 refugees

11 Aug 2017

The Turnbull/Joyce Government announced the New South Wales city of Armidale as a new community-driven regional settlement location for the settlement of refugees.

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Local Ex-services clubs receive grants for veteran advocacy services

10 Aug 2017

The Tamworth RSL Sub-branch and Legacy NSW Tamworth will receive grants under the Federal Coalition Government’s Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) programme, Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said today.

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Tenders called to build the Scone Bypass

08 Aug 2017

The call has gone out for tenders from prequalified contractors to build the $120 million bypass of Scone, which will improve freight efficiency and driver and pedestrian safety by removing heavy vehicles from the centre of town.

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