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  • 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. Four projects have been awarded funding, making up the balance of $125,000 available to Farrer community and ex-service groups; including…...

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  • 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 Centres. The base Trade Training Centre (TTC), located at Broken Hill High School, gives secondary students the chance to earn qualifications in...

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  • 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 healthy through its Sporting Schools programme. Minister for Health and Sport Sussan Ley said ‘Experience AFL’, the second of 12 pilot initiatives...

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  • 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 by the Prime Minister in November 2012. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt said a legislated cap would deliver another election...

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  • $2.68m to improve NSW natural disaster resilience

    Farrer MP Sussan Ley has welcomed the latest Commonwealth-State joint-funding announcement of $2.68 million in projects across New South Wales, to better protect communities from the threat of bushfire. Local projects in Farrer include: Munderoo Fire Tower – Greater Hume $32,000 Bullock Head Road – Murray $6,000 Dusty Trail...

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