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Drought projects drive wealth back into Glen Innes community

30 Sep 2019

The Glen Innes community now boasts new facilities to call their own following completion of $1 million worth of projects funded under the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Program.

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Immediate drought assistance available in the New England

27 Sep 2019

Communities across the New England will have increased access to drought assistance, with the Coalition Government rolling out a further $100 million in financial aid to farmers and rural communities.

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Awards for business support of ADF and reserves

23 Sep 2019

Businesses in the New England are being encouraged to nominate for the 2020 Prime Minister Veterans’ Employment Awards.

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Recovery grants to help to New England storm victims

19 Sep 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said eligible primary producers who were affected by severe storms in Walcha and surrounding areas last December can now apply for recovery grants.

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Grants to support representative athletes in New England

19 Sep 2019

Local Sporting Champions continues to support aspiring young sportspeople more than ever before, with Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, encouraging families to apply for the next round of the popular grants program by 30 September 2019.

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Farm invaders to face five years in prison

17 Sep 2019

Tough new farm trespass laws to protect farmers across the New England from the unlawful actions of animal activists have passed the Australian Parliament.

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NSW bulk billing rates hit record level

11 Sep 2019

An increasing number of Australians are attending General Practitioner (GP) appointments without reaching into their pockets, with GP bulk billing rates in NSW under Medicare hitting a record high of 88.9 per cent for the full year of 2018-19.

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$62 million in grants available for NDIS support

10 Sep 2019

Residents across the New England are invited to share in new grants for NDIS support designed to make mainstream services more accessible for people for disabilities and improve their job prospects in regional communities.

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Bushfire assistance for New England communities

07 Sep 2019

Disaster assistance is now available for communities in the Armidale, Clarence Valley, Glen Innes, Inverell, Tenterfield, Uralla and Walcha Local Government Areas that have been affected by bushfires since 31 August 2019.

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Upgraded facilities for Quirindi men’s shed

05 Sep 2019

Members at Quirindi Rural Heritage Village Men's Shed now have new facilities to call their own following a grant under Round 18 of the Australian Government’s National Shed Development Program.

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Scholarships to study in the New England

02 Sep 2019

Tertiary education students are being encouraged to study in regional centres like the New England under new scholarships to be rolled out by the Federal Coalition Government.

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