• 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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  • Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper

    The Commonwealth Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper is an investment in our farmers and our competitive strengths in agriculture. This is a vital part of our plan to build a strong, prosperous economy and a safe, secure Australia. A strong agriculture sector contributes to a strong economy—and that means...

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  • NBN keeps things rolling in Albury

    The northern suburbs of Albury are a step closer to receiving the National Broadband Network, with construction announced to commence expansion of the city’s fibre network through the second half of next year. NBN today released an updated national rollout plan, which now finalises the rollout schedule of Albury...

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