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Kingstown, Baldersleigh mobile stations go live

31 Mar 2019

Residents in Kingstown and Baldersleigh can now access more mobile coverage in their area following the switch-on of two new mobile base stations.

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$140 million for New England Highway upgrades

29 Mar 2019

$140 million has been allocated to the Highway for continuing upgrades and is funded under the Liberal Nationals Government's Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI).

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Expressions of Interest for environment grants, closing soon

25 Mar 2019

Community organisations in the New England are urged to submit an expression of interest for grant opportunities available for small-scale solar projects and initiatives for the environment.

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More money in pensioner pockets across New England

24 Mar 2019

More and more older Australians in the New England are taking advantage of the Pension Work Bonus scheme to top up their Age Pension through paid employment.

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Extra funding to fix mobile phone black spots

21 Mar 2019

Reliable mobile coverage will reach more regional communities across Australia thanks to the Liberal National Government’s announcement of an additional $160 million for two new funding rounds of the Mobile Black Spot Program.

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More advocacy, support for NDIS participants in New England

20 Mar 2019

The Coalition Government has announced a $6.5 million funding boost for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Appeals providers and to continue the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) Decision Support Pilot.

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Local apprentices, businesses join wage subsidy trial

19 Mar 2019

An Australian Government trial offering regional and rural businesses new incentives to put on more apprentices is underway in New England, with 29 businesses eligible to access the subsidy locally.

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Five new mobile stations for New England

17 Mar 2019

People living in the New England can now look forward to improved mobile phone coverage thanks to the Liberal and Nationals Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

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Telehealth service for stroke patients in New England

17 Mar 2019

Thousands of regional stroke patients, including those in the New England, will have a second chance at life with 24/7 access to life-saving treatment under a $21.7 million investment from the Federal Liberal Nationals Government and the NSW Government to deliver a state-wide telehealth service.

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Mobile coverage switched on for Urbenville

15 Mar 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed the switch on of a new mobile base station in Urbenville, delivered under the Liberal National Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

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More diabetes patients to receive free access to glucose monitoring

14 Mar 2019

Diabetes patients in the New England can save thousands of dollars every year with free access to glucose monitoring devices coming into effect this month under measures introduced by the Federal Liberal Nationals Government.

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Grants to help protect New England children

13 Mar 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said the new funding will be made available under Round 4 of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund for security infrastructure and activity-based projects that aim to protect children from violent attacks and harassment.

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