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  • Feedback on Griffith’s Yoogali intersection upgrade now online

    Community members in Griffith and the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area can now access public feedback on the about the local Yoogali Intersection Upgrade. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Federal and State Liberal & Nationals Governments are jointly investing...

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  • Response: A.L.E.C. moratorium on long haul sheep exports.

    Sussan Ley and Sarah Henderson have welcomed a decision by the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) for a 2019 northern summer moratorium on long haul sheep exports. A key component of our Private Members’ Bill and continuing advocacy was to see an immediate stop to the summer trade from next...

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  • Griffith’s Flavourtech wins top export award

    Federal MP Sussan Ley today added her congratulations to local business Flavourtech after the company was named best manufacturing exporter at the 56th Australian Export Awards. Based in Griffith, Flavourtech designs, manufactures, services and supports specialised processing equipment for the food, beverage, dairy, flavour and pharmaceutical industries world-wide. According...

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  • Going nutty on National Agriculture Day

    National Agriculture Day today provides a great opportunity to acknowledge Australia’s hard working and determined farmers and the broader agricultural industry. This year’s theme #GrowforGood highlights the positive contribution the farming and agribusiness sector makes to our nation, each and every day, putting food on our tables and clothing our...

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  • M.I.A secures funding for Regional Study Hub

    The Federal Government has announced funding of $1.36m to build new regional study sites to serve both Griffith and Leeton. Local MP Sussan Ley said the move is great news for students seeking distance education options at university, with new ‘hubs’ at Griffith and Leeton supporting those who wanted, or needed, to...

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