• Jobs certainty for Thales workers at Mulwala

    Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced that Defence will enter into negotiations with Thales Australia, trading as Australian Munitions, for the continued management and operation of Australia’s munition factories at Mulwala and Benalla (Victoria) Minister Pyne said the Turnbull Government recognises the importance of...

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  • Countdown on to Country of Origin labelling change

    Farrer Food businesses have just under 5 months (148 days) to implement new country of origin labelling requirements by 1st July 2018. Australian consumers have made it known they want clearer and more meaningful country of origin labelling so they can make more informed choices about the food they...

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  • CEFC finance for NSW largest solar farm at Coleambally

    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is supporting the expansion of the emerging solar generation belt in regional New South Wales, committing $30 million in debt finance to what will be the state’s largest solar farm. The 150MW (AC) Coleambally Solar Farm is being developed by Neoen Australia. NSW...

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  • Researchers to breathalyse swimmers – respecting the river

    Researchers are breathalysing and surveying river along the Murray River at Albury this week, in an effort to find answers to the nation’s river drowning problem. Principal investigator Amy Peden, National Manager of Research and Policy at Royal Life Saving Society – Australia and PhD Candidate at James Cook University...

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  • Looking ahead – 2018

    As Farrer’s local federal MP I am really looking forward to 2018 being a period of further delivery to our electorate. Specific to rural Australia, policy and economic development programs such as the Building Better Regions & Stronger Communities Funds will continue over the next 12 months. There will...

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