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  • Drought focus for popular development fund

    The latest $200 million round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) is dedicated to helping communities hardest hit by the current drought. Local MP Sussan Ley urged areas across her electorate to take advantage of the fund, to help develop important local infrastructure and community-building projects....

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  • Additional drought assistance for Farrer farmers

    Member for Farrer and Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley has welcomed new drought measures announced by the federal government today, which will benefit many areas of Farrer and rural NSW. Part of the announcement is a deal to secure up to 100 gigalitres of water for farmers through...

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  • New childcare hub opens at Walla Walla

    A project identified by the Walla Walla community nearly two decades ago was finally realised today, as the town celebrated the official opening of its new Early Childhood Hub. The $900k centre was funded jointly by all three levels of government, plus a $10,000 contribution by the local community....

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  • Hay wins federal funding support for Rainbow on the Plains

    Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has announced new funding to boost planning and preparation for next year’s Rainbow on the Plains Festival to be held at Hay (27-29 March). The grant of $46,000 is among 30 projects included in the latest round of funding for regional communities through the...

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  • Farrer food showcased in Canberra

    Member for Farrer Sussan Ley hosted the third annual Farrer Food Fair in Canberra this week, with MPs and hundreds of staffers dropping by for a ‘taste’ of our region. Held each year, the fair is a two hour sampling of food and fibre produced in the federal electorate...

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