2012 SA premier informs Labor Prime Minister (Gillard) that unless his State receives more water from Murray Darling Basin Plan, he would take Commonwealth to Federal Court and challenge constitutional right of to plan for the Basin. Water Act 2007 subsequently amended, without community or stakeholder consultation. NOVEMBER 2012...

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  • Buronga’s new look Midway Ctr celebrates 1st Birthday

    Local MP Sussan Ley dropped in to celebrate the first anniversary of Buronga’s revamped Midway Centre since opening on April 06 last year. The Federal Government provided $500k in funding assistance for the $2.8 million redevelopment, which has led to a resurgence in use by local community groups. “The...

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  • Bringing more students to regional Australia

    Farrer’s tertiary education sector stands to benefit from the Government’s strategy to attract more students to study in regional Australia. Minister for Education Dan Tehan joined Member for Farrer Sussan Ley in Albury today to discuss the benefits for the local community from the $94 million Destination Australia grants...

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  • Murray Darling Basin – resolutions of the Senate

    When a piece of public policy is tolerated at best and hated at worst in the entire area of its application, that should signal to the parliament responsible for that policy that something is wrong. A perfect example is the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. Go anywhere in the basin, and...

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  • 2019 Federal Budget

    This year’s Federal Budget is one of the most important in a decade and particularly for those of us in rural Australia. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says “this budget will build a stronger economy and secure a better future for all Australians. It will ease the cost of living pressures, fund...

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