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Councils to share in $10 million drought fund to combat feral animals and weeds

20 Dec 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, will invite local councils across the New England to apply for a share in a $10 million drought fund to fight feral animals and weeds.

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Joyce reflects on first home ahead of deposit scheme rollout

18 Dec 2019

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed the recent confirmation of 27 lenders selected to form the initial panel offering guarantee-backed loans under the Coalition Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.

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Extra cash for drought-hit farmers in New England

16 Dec 2019

Eligible drought-hit farmers in the New England will continue to receive payments of up to $3,000 throughout Christmas and the New Year.

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$100mil to increase clinical trial participation in regions

15 Dec 2019

The Coalition Government is investing $100 million to improve the health of Australians in rural, remote and regional areas through access to innovative clinical trials.

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Mount Lindesay Road intersection officially open to traffic

12 Dec 2019

Motorists travelling on the Mount Lindesay Road at Legume, north of Tenterfield, are enjoying a safer and more efficient journey, following the official opening of a new intersection at Killarney Road.

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Community grants for Scone Aero and Craft Group

10 Dec 2019

Community groups in Scone are among the latest to receive grants under Round 5 of the Australian Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP).

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Apply for Saluting Their Service commemorative grants

08 Dec 2019

COMMEMORATIVE projects in the New England may benefit from a funding boost and expanded eligibility of the Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants Program.

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$11.8 million extra federal funding for New England road upgrades

04 Dec 2019

Councils across the New England have received an extra $11.8 million in Federal Government funding to develop safer roads in the region under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery program (R2R).

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Further $1 million set to flow for New England councils

02 Dec 2019

Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed today’s opening of funding applications for all 10 drought-affected councils in the electorate which can now apply for a further $1 million each under the Drought Communities Program.

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