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  • $26m road boost helps drive Farrer

    Throughout 2017/18, the Australian Government is assisting Councils and Shires across Farrer to help build and maintain our local roads, with grants totalling over $26 million. Over 140 local road projects are being fully or jointly funded as part this year’s Roads to Recovery (R2R) Programme across the country....

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  • Farrer Flier – November 2017

    My latest Farrer Flier newsletter has just gone to print and will be delivered to households throughout the electorate over this coming week. If you can’t wait that long click here for the e-version, to catch up on the latest news, programs and policies benefitting and impacting on our region. If you wish to order extra copies,...

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  • Mobile Black Spot Program rollout gains pace

    Delivery of the Coalition Government’s   (MBSP) is gaining pace locally, with Telstra today launching its fourth new black spot phone tower in Farrer. The new mobile base station at Burrumbuttock delivers Telstra’s 3G and state-of-the-art 4GX* mobile data services to this area for the first time. Welcoming the new...

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  • National Agriculture Day

    Did you know? There are at least 85,681 Australian agricultural businesses. Last year, Australian farms surpassed $60 billion in farm gate income, with cattle, wheat and whole milk our top three commodities by value. By 2020, half of the world’s population will be on Australia’s northern doorstep, representing unparalleled...

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  • Yenda flood protection works to get underway

    Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley today joined with Griffith City Mayor John Dal Broi to inspect the site for $1.2m in works to help protect the Yenda community from future major flooding events. Funded as part of a Commonwealth/NSW National Partnership Agreement on National Disaster Resilience, Griffith City...

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