• Regional Deal for Albury-Wodonga

    The Liberal and Nationals’ Government has today announced the Albury Wodonga region will pilot a Regional Deal, with the Government committed to working with state and local governments to identify regional development opportunities. Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government and Decentralisation Bridget McKenzie said like existing City Deals,...

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  • New mobile phone funding delivers in Farrer

    Farrer MP Sussan Ley today welcomed the addition of four new local phone towers through a fourth round of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spots Program (MBSP). Joining Minister for Regional Services, Senator Bridget McKenzie, for the national announcement at Burrumbuttock just north of Albury, Ms Ley said new...

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  • Decentralisation of MDBA ‘delivered’ to Farrer farmers

    Irrigators through the southern part of the Murray Darling Basin will be the long-term winners with a move of Murray Darling Basin Authority staff to Griffith and Mildura confirmed this week. Farrer MP Sussan Ley has welcomed news that 48 permanent new jobs with be shared between the two regional...

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  • Griffith’s Sports Hub wins $4.5m in federal funding

    Griffith’s new $24.8 million Regional Sports Precinct is set to go ahead with local MP Sussan Ley today announcing the Federal Government will contribute $4.5 million dollars through the Building Better Regions Fund. According to Ms Ley the Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre and Westend Oval redevelopment will lead...

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  • $3.8m ‘Hilltop’ expansion at Albury gets green light

    Albury-Wodonga’s ‘Hilltop’ Patient and Carer Accommodation Centre has been awarded $1.9m in new Commonwealth funding to expand its vital service by more than one third. Announcing the Building Better Regions grant on site today, local MP Sussan Ley said for over five years the Fight Cancer Foundation’s accommodation centre...

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