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  • NDIS underway in Farrer from next month

    Member for Farrer Sussan Ley today hosted a local information session into Australia’s new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which gets underway in the electorate next month.* According to Ms Ley “once fully underway, the NDIS is expected to help up to 9,000 local people with a disability, provide $180 million...

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  • $7m in Aged Care funding to spread across Farrer

    Aged care facilities at Deniliquin and Barham are set to receive over $2 million dollars each to build and improve their services in the mid Murray region. Local MP, Sussan Ley today confirmed local recipients from the 2016-17 Aged Care Approvals Round, with two sites funded to construct new aged care...

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  • New funding round to support Men’s Sheds

    The Turnbull Government today announced $5 million in new funding to support the growth and success of Men’s Sheds across Australia, including four locations in Farrer. Local MP Sussan Ley said “the funding supports local men, particularly as they get older, to connect with each other, avoid social isolation and preventable...

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  • Volunteer grants spread across the Riverina

    Griffith Panthers Junior Rugby League Club is among more than 20 local organisations across the upper Riverina region to receive an Australian Government grant to support their activities. The Panthers receive $5000 for computer-office needs, help with the cost of travel and fuel as well as first aid training and equipment. 21...

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  • NBN fibre goes live in Narrandera

    NBN fast broadband has arrived in Narrandera with the first fixed line services switching on across town this month. Just seven months after nbn trucks first arrived some 1,500 local homes and businesses can now experience the benefits of fast and reliable broadband through the fibre-to-the-node network. They join more than...

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