Barnaby Joyce

News Releases

Call goes out for ADF assistance on Armidale-Kempsey Road

28 Feb 2020

Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, has issued an urgent call to arms from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to assist with repairs to the Armidale-Kempsey Road.

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Spelling out an opportunity for kids in New England

27 Feb 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, wants students in his electorate to test their spelling skills by taking part in the inaugural Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee.

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Grants to celebrate 2020 NAIDOC week

25 Feb 2020

Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, is calling on the New England community to showcase the best of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history during this year’s NAIDOC Week in July.

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Bush education inquiry to visit Tamworth

25 Feb 2020

A new Federal Government inquiry into the education of students in remote and complex environments will soon host a hearing in the New England

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$200,000 investment for New England school projects

20 Feb 2020

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, today announced a $200,000 investment in 12 projects for schools throughout the electorate.

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Funding boost for community projects in New England

14 Feb 2020

Projects in Nundle, Ben Lomond, Guyra, Armidale and Tenterfield are among the latest to be funded under Round 5 of the Australian Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP).

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More funding for New England after bushfires

13 Feb 2020

Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Armidale, Walcha and Inverell councils will receive further bushfire recovery funding from a $17 million fund through The National Bushfire Recovery Agency.

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Getting tourists back into fire-affected regions

12 Feb 2020

The Federal Coalition Government is backing towns in fire-affected regions through a $10 million tourism events and visitor attractions initiative to support communities and protect local jobs in rural and regional areas.

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New funding for Tenterfield, Inverell environment projects

10 Feb 2020

Inverell and Tenterfield organisations have been awarded more than $50,000 in combined funding under the Coalition Government’s Communities Environment Program.

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NBN rollout now 96% complete in the New England

05 Feb 2020

More residents in New England can now access fast, reliable broadband over the National Broadband Network (NBN) following the switch-on of services in Glen Innes and Werris Creek.

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Bushfire grants extended in New England

04 Feb 2020

Grants of $75,000 are now available for primary producers and $50,000 for small businesses in a further four bushfire-affected local government areas in the New England.

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