• National apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse

    Today the Australian Government and this Parliament, on behalf of all Australians, unreservedly apologises to the victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. For too many years our eyes and hearts were closed to the truths we were told by children. For too many years governments and institutions...

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  • $1m to support newly arrived migrants and refugees across Farrer

    The electorate of Farrer has received $1.26 million in funding to help newly arrived migrants and refugees form a stronger connection to their new community. According to local MP Sussan Ley, Albury Wodonga’s Volunteer Resource Bureau has been awarded over $810,000, with Centacare South West (Griffith/Leeton) receiving over $450,000...

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  • New year construction start on $235m North East rail upgrade

    Federal funding is set to flow to the North East Rail Line thanks to formal approval of its $235 million commitment to flow to the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to deliver the project, another key milestone toward getting the major upgrade up and running. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’...

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  • The Federal Government drops in to southern NSW

    The Coalition Government is delivering local access to Centrelink and Medicare services over the next few weeks, with a Mobile Service Centre visiting a number of sites through the Southern Riverina and Murray region. Introduced by the Howard Government a decade ago, the mobile buses have helped more than 140,000...

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  • Up to $10m available for regional funding projects

    Communities across Farrer are being invited to apply for a share in $200 million under the third round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Local MP Sussan Ley said applications are now open to apply for funding of up to $10 million for either infrastructure or community projects which...

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