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  • Supporting our agriculture workforce during COVID-19

    Farm businesses across Farrer stand to benefit from the Australian Government’s decision to extend working holiday maker and other visas amid the COVID-19 crisis. Local MP Sussan Ley said the visa changes will allow Pacific seasonal workers, working holiday makers and a range of other visa holders (who are...

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  • April 03 – Update on Coronavirus Measures

    Australian governments met today as the National Cabinet to take further action to slow the spread of coronavirus to save lives, and to save livelihoods. We will be living with this virus for at least six months, so social distancing measures to slow the spread of this virus must...

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  • Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package

    Around one million families are set to receive free child care during the coronavirus pandemic under a plan from the Morrison Government that will help deliver hip pocket relief and help the early childhood education and care sector make it through to the other side of this crisis. Under...

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  • New radar comes into play today

    Local MP and Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley described today’s activation of the new Rainbow Radar station as a key step forward for the regions farmers at a critical time for the industry. Located near the Victorian township of Rainbow (around 200km south of the NSW/Vic border), the...

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  • March 30 – update on Coronavirus measures

    Australian governments met today as the National Cabinet to take further action to slow the spread of coronavirus to save lives, and to save livelihoods. We will be living with this virus for at least six months, so social distancing measures to slow the spread of this virus must...

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