• Mungo Man returned to country

    The Australian Government joins in welcoming the return of Mungo Man and other ancestors to their country – the World Heritage listed Willandra Lakes Region. This repatriation journey is a momentous one for the Paakantyi/Barkandji, Mutthi Mutthi and Ngiyampaa peoples who campaigned so long to bring their ancestors back...

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  • Feasibility design work underway on Inland Rail

    New contracts have been signed to deliver feasibility design work for key sectors of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project. The contract for the 490km Melbourne-Albury-Illabo section has been awarded to Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd and is valued at approximately $6 million. According to Farrer MP...

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  • Remembrance Day – 2017

    The eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, marks the anniversary of the Armistice in 1918 which ended fighting in the First World War. Next year we will stand again, on the centenary of that war’s ending, the first modern world conflict which saw the mobilisation...

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  • New round of the Building Better Regions Fund opens

    Farrer MP Sussan Ley is encouraging local Councils and not for profit organisations to apply for assistance grants through Round Two of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Ms Ley said the $481.6 million Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supported the Coalition Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic...

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  • $5000 funding grant for Henty Men’s Shed

    The Australian Government is providing a funding boost of $5000 for an upgrade to the Henty Men’s Shed. Local MP Sussan Ley said the cash grant will help with materials and labour to renovate the area around the shed as well as addressing space and storage needs. “As men...

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