• New mobile phone towers go live in Farrer

    Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has welcomed the addition of four new mobile phone sites under the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. Constructed by Vodafone, the new towers are located near the communities of Tabbita and Lowesdale, while two are located along the Mid-Western Highway south of Gunbar. According...

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  • Coalition delivers landmark funding during NAIDOC week

    This NAIDOC Week the Coalition Government is investing more than $2.7 million to support three indigenous organisations in Farrer protect local biodiversity and cultural heritage. Indigenous Protected Areas put land management into the hands of Traditional Owners, providing local environmental, employment and social benefits. Local MP Sussan Ley today...

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  • $100k in Australian Government grants flow to Farrer communities

    Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley today announced five local community grants through the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) totalling $122,606. In Griffith to congratulate recipients of three successful grant projects, Ms Ley said tangible financial support like this really can help transform and build local communities,...

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  • New child care support – have you made the switch?

    Extra child care support for more than 5000 families across Farrer has arrived, with the start of the Coalition Government’s new child care system. Local MP Sussan Ley said for too long busy working families have struggled with the cost of child care and a system which has restricted someone’s ability...

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  • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill

    I’m pleased to speak on this bill, the Farm Household Support Amendment Bill. In listening to speakers on both sides of the House, I cannot help but observe the political nature of this debate, even though there’s broad acceptance that it’s not a particularly political issue—it’s not. Farmers who...

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