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Support for New England families affected by bushfire

28 Jan 2020

The Coalition Government is continuing to support families affected by the bushfires in areas, offering a Child Care Subsidy activity test debt exemption for the 2019-20 financial year.

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Disaster Recovery Payment extended to Inverell

22 Jan 2020

Disaster relief payments of $1000 per adult and $800 per child have now been extended to people affected by bushfire in the Inverell local government area.

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Grants for ex-service organisations

20 Jan 2020

MORE than $4.2 million in funding is available to assist ex-service organisations (ESOs) to deliver essential advice, advocacy and welfare services for veterans.

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Further support for bushfire-affected small businesses

20 Jan 2020

Small businesses in bushfire-affected areas will be able to access new grants and loans under further assistance provided by the Federal Coalition Government.

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New website providing greater clarity on medical expenses

19 Jan 2020

Residents across the New England are benefiting from new measures designed to reduce the effects of ‘bill shock’ from unexpected out-of-pocket medical expenses.

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Free bushfire concert for Tenterfield

16 Jan 2020

Drought and bushfires have tested the Tenterfield community’s resolve in recent months but a new event will soon bring a little more cheer into the lives of locals.

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Boosting bushfire relief in the New England

15 Jan 2020

Communities directly affected by fire, including those in the New England, will have Australian Government emergency relief funding increased by $58 million.

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$75,000 for bushfire affected primary producers

14 Jan 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed the announcement of Australian Government grants up to $75,000 for primary producers affected by bushfire.

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Funding for New England environment projects

13 Jan 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, announced five organisations have been awarded more than $75,000 in combined funding under the Coalition Government’s Communities Environment Program.

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Further assistance for New England councils

09 Jan 2020

The Coalition Government will provide an initial and immediate base payment of $1 million to 42 of the most severely bushfire impacted councils in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland to help quickly rebuild vital infrastructure and strengthen community resilience.

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2019-20 Volunteer Grants closing soon in the New England

08 Jan 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, is urging eligible community groups to apply now for a share in more than $60,000 in funding to support volunteer organisations across the electorate.

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RFS volunteers urged to register interest for assistance

06 Jan 2020

Volunteer firefighters are reminded to register their interest in the Volunteer Firefighters’ Financial Support Program, which is helping to cover lost income during this prolonged bushfire season.

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