Barnaby Joyce

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More Drought Communities Program funding for New England

30 Jan 2019

More funding is headed to Bingara, Upper Horton, Walcha, Glen Innes and Deepwater as part of the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Program.

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Small business under fire again from Labor

30 Jan 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said family-operated transport businesses are under threat from failed policy set to be reinstated by the Labor Party.

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Drought convoy heads to Scone

30 Jan 2019

Government agencies will be on hand to assess individual situations and provide assistance accessing drought support.

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Fifteen OAMs to be awarded in New England

26 Jan 2019

This year’s Australia Day honours and awards list featured one of the biggest representations from the New England electorate in recent memory.

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Supporting our farmers and towns in drought

23 Jan 2019

More drought support is now available to farmers in the New England through the Liberal Nationals Government’s $30 million Drought Community Support Initiative.

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University scholarships for Gwydir students

21 Jan 2019

Do you live in the Gwydir shire and finding it tough to pay for daily university expenses due to unforeseen circumstances, such as drought?

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Rebates for new water infrastructure in New England

16 Jan 2019

Farmers can claim up to 25% of their costs from buying and installing new on-farm water infrastructure such as pipes, storages, pumps, de-silting dams and associated power supplies such as generators.

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$120k for Upper Hunter to plan for flood mitigation

15 Jan 2019

Major funding is being provided to communities in the Upper Hunter to help prepare and protect from future flood events.

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More scholarships for regional students in New England

11 Jan 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, is encouraging local students to apply for a Government-funded scholarship to study a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) course.

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Boost for New England sports clubs

10 Jan 2019

Four sports clubs across the New England will share in more than $142,000 in funding under the first round of the Liberal Nationals government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Grant program.

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$47 million for New England roads

09 Jan 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has announced more than $47 million in Australian Government funding to help improved local roads in the electorate

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UNE project to connect AgTech start-ups with global markets

07 Jan 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, announced a grant of $320,000 through the Incubator Support initiative to the Armidale-based university for its project, SRI AgTech Gateway: Global Focus for Australian AgTech start-ups.

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