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$3.96m Roads to Recovery funding for Farrer

Local councils in Farrer will today receive their latest share of the Australian Government’s $2.1b Roads to Recovery programme to assist with local road construction and maintenance.…

Government continues Medicare consultation

The Abbott Government is committed to protecting Medicare for the long-term. This includes maintaining high-quality care and treatment for all Australians, as well as ensuring bulk billing…

Private Health Insurance Premiums

Private health insurance premiums will increase by a weighted industry average of 6.18 per cent from April 1 2015, with Health Minister Sussan Ley encouraging consumers to…

New Green Army project for Farrer

Enhancing the Lake Menindee area is one of 350 national projects to be rolled out in coming weeks, as part of Round 2 of the Federal Government’s Green…

Preventative care boost for NE Victoria

Minister for Health Sussan Ley today opened a new $4.4 million primary health care centre in Wangaratta which will provide increased access to preventative health services for…

Update on nationwide Medicare policy consultation

Following is a transcript of a press conference with Sussan held in Sydney – 18 Feb 2015 Craig Laundy: It’s great to have the Health Minister, the…

Farrer receives $15m in local government grants

Local government and towns across Farrer are now receiving their third quarterly payment through the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme. Local MP Sussan Ley said “the…

International cricket community arrives in Australia

The Minister for Sport Sussan Ley today welcomed the international cricket community to Australia for the 2015 ICC World Cup. The tournament, which begins today, will be…

$13m road projects funding boost in Farrer

The Australian Government today announced major infrastructure funding for Farrer, providing a significant boost to road safety and heavy vehicle access across the electorate. Local MP, Sussan…

Leading medical researcher to head the NHMRC

Distinguished medical researcher, Professor Anne Kelso AO, has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The Minister for…

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