• My concerns about aviation safety

    Ms LEY (Farrer) (16:56): I rise to discuss matters concerning aviation safety and to submit to the parliament a view that Australia needs new safety standards for community service flights conducted on a voluntary basis. Many who live in rural and remote Australia, as I do, are familiar with...

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  • Targeting Ice use in Edward River region

    The Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre is set to join forces with the Australian Government’s National Ice Action Strategy to help tackle the local abuse of drugs and alcohol. Federal MP Sussan Ley said Yarkuwa is one of 40 new Local Drug Action Teams announced to tackle the challenges caused...

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  • Fast rail links from city to country

    The Australian Government today called for high-quality proposals for the development of business cases to bring faster rail to Australian urban and regional areas. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher were on the New South Wales Central Coast today to launch...

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  • New bridge upgrades for Murray region

    Two new bridge projects will be delivered in Farrer following the announcement of successful projects for round three of the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program. Murray River Council will receive close to $800,000 from the Australian Government to help replace aging wooden bridges for crossings at Merran and Yarrein...

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  • The NDIS and its rollout in my electorate of Farrer

    Ms LEY (Farrer) (17:50):  I would like to speak this evening about the NDIS and its rollout in my electorate of Farrer. People with disability are now living more independent lives, engaging with their community, entering the workforce or returning to work, and receiving the services and equipment they...

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