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Australia wins Cricket World Cup

Congratulations to our all-conquering World Cup cricket team! While fierce rivals on the field Australia and New Zealand have a proud tradition of working together. The ICC…

Murray-Darling Basin Plan – Update

Please find the following Ministerial Statement by The Hon Bob Baldwin MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment – 26 March 2015. I rise to update…

Register for Sporting Schools today

Schools, clubs and coaches can now sign up to be involved with Sporting Schools, the Abbott Government’s new initiative to get more kids active and healthy. The…

Fruit Flies on the international stage

Local MP Sussan Ley today announced federal funding of almost $50,000 to the Border’s Flying Fruit Fly Circus to display their unique talents on the world stage. Minister…

Malcolm Fraser (1930-2015)

“Malcolm Fraser was a unique combination – principled and a pragmatist – always determined, whatever stance he took. He could disgruntle some, more likely because he was…

Free flu vaccines for Indigenous children

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children will receive free seasonal influenza vaccines this winter, Minister for Health Sussan Ley announced today. Ms Ley said as part of…

Final Farrer ANZAC Centenary grants announced

Local MP Sussan Ley today announced the final round of ANZAC Centenary grants for Farrer, acknowledging and commemorating the service and sacrifice of Australians during the First World War.…

Skilling Far West students for success

Students in Broken Hill and the Far West are experiencing the opportunity to learn useful vocational skills as part of the Reaching Across Secondary Program Trade Training…

AFL kids kicking healthy goals

A new pilot programme will help schools increase the number of students playing AFL as part of the Abbott Government’s plan to get more kids fit and…

Coalition to legislate on water buyback cap

The Coalition Government today announced they will bring forward legislation to cap buybacks to 1500 gigalitres, as part of the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, as promised…

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