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  • Delivering water and a balanced Basin Plan.

    The beginning of spring has been an anxious but busy period for many across the irrigated farming areas of the Farrer electorate and I sincerely thank those whom I met with over the last fortnight. From Wentworth to Griffith to Hay, Logie Brae, Deniliquin and Mathoura – thank you...

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  • Time running out for 2020 regional scholarship funding

    Farrer MP Sussan Ley today warned time was running out for local education providers to apply for scholarships to support international and domestic students to study in our region. The Coalition Government is providing scholarships of up to $15,000 a year to students who choose to study at regional...

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  • Financial assistance for April flooding event in Carrathool Shire

    Disaster assistance has been made available for the local government area of Carrathool which was  affected by floods in mid-April. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Federal Minister for Natural Disaster and Emergency Management David Littleproud said the floods had disrupted transport...

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  • Supporting the Great Barrier Reef

    The 2019 Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report, which I have tabled in Parliament today underlines the critical importance of the Morrison Government’s $1.2 billion investment in the Reef and of its $3.5 billion Climate Solutions Package to meet international climate targets. This five-year statutory review of the health of...

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  • Our Man in the Hat

    Australia has lost one of its great political characters, and regional Australia one of its great champions, with the passing of the Hon Tim Fischer today. Tim was one of a kind, and my thoughts go out to Judy, Harrison and Dominic. Today is a sad day for the...

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