• New Country of Origin Food Labels

    Australians have made it clear they want better country of origin labelling and the Government is determined to deliver it. In February, the Government established a review of Australia’s Country of Origin Labelling laws with the aim of providing clearer, simpler information about where products come from. New country...

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  • Sporting Schools kicks off across Australia today

    The biggest change to school sport in over a decade will kick off from today for hundreds of thousands of primary school students across Australia as part of a $100 million Abbott Government initiative to keep them fit, healthy and happy. Minister for Health and Sport Sussan Ley will...

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  • Landcare grants to flow across Farrer

    The Australian Government is strengthening its commitment to manage and protect the Murray and Riverina’s natural environment, with $700,000 in funding for on-ground activities, announced under the National Landcare Programme. Some of the projects to be funded include… -Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group (Albury City Council) to provide native plants...

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  • Australia Remembers MH17

    A message from the Prime Minister – The Hon Tony Abbott MP Today, Australia remembers all those who lost their lives on Flight MH17. There were 298 innocent people on this aircraft and their deaths offend our sense of justice. We grieve for all, but particularly for the 40...

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  • Stronger Communities applications opening soon

    Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley today flagged the opening of local applications for the Commonwealth’s new Stronger Communities Programme, announced in this year’s Federal Budget. Stronger Communities will deliver a total of $300,000 in Farrer over the next two years to fund small capital projects which can deliver...

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