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Armidale offered 89 regional scholarships

31 Oct 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, said 89 scholarships would be available to international and domestic students to study in Armidale next year.

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Regional Employment Trial boosts jobs in New England

28 Oct 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Government is investing $103,875 in the Careers in Community Services project - a recruitment program supporting unemployed people in Tamworth, Armidale, and Inverell to access jobs in the community services sector, specifically residential aged care, home and community care and disability.

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Building better bridges for Armidale region

25 Oct 2019

Motorists and transport operators in the Armidale region are now enjoying safer journeys and more cost-effective freight options following completion of the Abington Creek Bridge – with 12 more to be upgraded across the New England.

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Funding for Ashford, Spring Ridge drought projects

25 Oct 2019

The drought-affected communities of Ashford and Spring Ridge are the latest to benefit from the Australian Government’s $15 million support of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s (FRRR) Tackling Tough Times Together initiative.

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Boost for regional journalism on the Liverpool Plains

23 Oct 2019

Quirindi Printing & Publishing has been awarded $40,335 in support of the sustainability of local publishing activities, including news gathering, production and distribution.

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Show funds a double-win for drought-hit New England towns

21 Oct 2019

Member for New England Barnaby Joyce says new funding for our much-treasured agricultural showgrounds features a two-fold benefit for drought-ravaged parts of his electorate.

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Making the FHA work better for New England farmers

17 Oct 2019

Improvements to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) introduced by the Australian Government will help more New England farmers through tough times including drought.

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$1000 payments available for New England fire victims

17 Oct 2019

In recognition of the severity of bushfires across northern parts of the New England, people in Tenterfield and Armidale can access one-off disaster payments up to $1000 from the Australian Government.

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Funding boost for veteran advocacy in Tamworth

15 Oct 2019

Tamworth veterans and their families will benefit from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ (DVA) Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program.

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Momentous day for New England's water infrastructure

13 Oct 2019

EDITORIAL: Half a billion dollars in infrastructure for New England on a Sunday is not a bad day. In fact, I can’t think of a bigger financial commitment in one announcement in the history of New England.

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Half a billion dollars for dams in the New England

13 Oct 2019

The Federal and State Coalition Governments will deliver a $1 billion water infrastructure package for rural and regional communities impacted by the devastating drought in NSW, including two projects in the New England.

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Northern Inland Centre of Sporting Excellence officially opened

12 Oct 2019

Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the extension of an existing dome to include a new indoor sports facility and the construction of a synthetic athletics track was a big win for sports participation in the region.

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