• Backing Small Business

    Did you know the electorate of Farrer has more than 20,000 small to medium sized businesses – each vital to our region’s economy, creating employment opportunities, driving local investment and decision making. The Australian Government is committed to helping the nation’s three million small businesses grow the economy and...

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  • PM in Albury to talk power reforms and inland rail.

    It was a delight to welcome Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on a visit to Albury today. Following is a transcript of a media conference held at Overall Forge, one of the Border’s great local manufacturing stories. THE HON. SUSSAN LEY MP: Good morning everyone, and it is terrific to see some of...

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  • Roadside rest area to boost safety on Hume Highway

    A new rest area providing parking for up to 20 B-doubles is now open on the Hume Highway, north of Albury. Local MP’s Sussan Ley and Greg Aplin were joined today by NSW Minister for Roads Melinda Pavey, members of Albury’s Borella family and RSL at ‘Murlo’ between Tabletop and Mullengandra. The new rest...

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  • 50 years since the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

    Ms LEY (Farrer) (19:45): I rise today to remind the parliament that in June it was 50 years since the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War. The conflict that empowered the state of Israel but began 50 years of occupation of Palestinian land is seen from very different points of view. I...

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  • Murray Darling Basin Plan : We work in partnership.

    Ms LEY (Farrer) (15:41): In amongst the towering hysteria from the opposition spokesperson for water, the member for Kingston, in listening to this broadcast one would be forgiven for asking: where is it all coming from? What’s happened? Have there been some extraordinary systemic developments in the corridors of...

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