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  • Albury M.A.M.A. facelift complete as doors re-open

    ALBURY’s art community is the big winner today as the Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) showcases its new facilities with a two-year redevelopment project now complete. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said that the Australian Government invested $3.5 million towards the $10.5...

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  • Fast satellite broadband on horizon as ‘Sky Muster’ launches

    Several thousand homes across Farrer including more than 500 interim satellite (ISS) users are a step closer to fast, reliable broadband option, with the successful launch this morning of the first of NBN’s two world-class communication satellites. Local MP, Sussan Ley, says “the launch of the Sky Muster satellite...

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  • Appointment as Minister for Aged Care

    Never has there been a more exciting time to live in Australia. We are living longer, more productive lives. Currently 3.7 million Australians are aged over 65 with the number expected to balloon to 4.6 million in just 20 years. Parents, grandparents, neighbours and friends – we all have...

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  • MBS Review Taskforce underway

    Australians who have undergone a Medicare-funded service, procedure or test they considered to be unnecessary, out-dated or even potentially unsafe in recent years are being encouraged to let the Federal Government know about it. The same goes for doctors and other health professionals concerned about particular Medicare items, rules...

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  • Oops…Labor did it again

    Oops… Not satisfied with embarrassing themselves twice today about their dismal private health insurance record, Labor did it again this afternoon. In response to an AIHW report showing Commonwealth health spending hit a record low under their Government, and patients and health insurance were picking up the bill, Labor...

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