• Farm Household Support Amendment Bill

    I’m pleased to speak on this bill, the Farm Household Support Amendment Bill. In listening to speakers on both sides of the House, I cannot help but observe the political nature of this debate, even though there’s broad acceptance that it’s not a particularly political issue—it’s not. Farmers who...

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  • Lower, fairer and simpler taxes delivered in Farrer

    In passing our Personal Income Tax plan through the Parliament this week, the Government can ensure all Australians paying tax will be better off. Taxes in Australia will now be lower, fairer and simpler, with over 60,000 tax payers and 40,000 families in Farrer benefitting from the 2018-19 financial year. Under the plan, 94...

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  • Albury nbn information session as copper network begins ‘switch off’

    nbn local will host two community information sessions next week to help border residents and businesses continue making the switch to Australia’s new broadband network. Residents and homeowners from the Albury, Jindera and Table Top area are invited to attend one of two nbn community information sessions this Monday 18th...

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  • $25m in new funding to help eliminate mobile black spots

    Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has welcomed the Federal Government’s plan to allocate more funding towards eliminating mobile phone blackspots. Minister for Regional Communications Bridget McKenzie yesterday announced $25 million for a fourth round of the Mobile Black Spot Program, delivering better coverage to regional and remote communities....

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  • 7% of river users legally drunk

    New research reveals about as many as one-in-six people who swim in rivers is under the influence of alcohol, and nearly half of those swimmers are above the legal alcohol limit for driving. A study conducted by Royal Life Saving Society – Australia and James Cook University surveyed locals...

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