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  • $100m funding for regional airports set to take off

    Regional Airport owners and operators will soon be able to apply for a share in $100 million of funding for safety upgrades as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s new Regional Airports Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said...

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  • New Carrathool Bridge opens to traffic

    A new bridge across the Murrumbidgee River near Carrathool, south west of Griffith, was officially opened to traffic today. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the new bridge would boost freight efficiency by safely catering for larger vehicles. “The new bridge...

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  • Extra drought assistance rolls out to Farrer

    Communities across Farrer will have greater access to financial support during the drought, with an additional assistance package worth nearly $100 million announced today by the Commonwealth Government. Local MP Sussan Ley said $33.4 million has been made available from the Drought Community Support Initiative to provide immediate financial...

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  • Apply now for a Local Sporting Champion grant

    The Federal Government continues to support aspiring young sportspeople, with an opportunity for families across our region to apply for a Local Sporting Champions grant. Local Sporting Champions provides financial assistance to athletes, coaches and officials aged from 12-18 years wanting to attend eligible state, national or international sporting championships....

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  • Parliamentary condolence: The Hon Timothy Andrew Fischer AC

    The Federal Parliament today offered its condolences on the passing of former Member for Farrer, Tim Fischer. You can find them in the day’s Parliamentary Hansard, including the thoughts of the Hon Sussan Ley MP which follow… ‘On behalf of the people of Farrer, may I thank members, senators and, indeed, the...

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