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  • Local business updated on Australia’s FTAs

    Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt and Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley have hosted a seminar in Albury to help local businesses access Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with Korea, Japan and China. Mr Pitt said Australia’s North Asia FTAs were creating new opportunities for...

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  • Early Works Underway on Echuca-Moama Bridge

    Early works on the Echuca-Moama Bridge project are kicking off, with test drilling for pylon placement now underway for the new bridge. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the project would deliver a much-needed second Murray River crossing in the region, bringing New South Wales and...

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  • Albury Wodonga launches Project 100

    Albury-Wodonga’s employment service providers are combining with the Border’s local Mayors, Chambers of Commerce and the Commonwealth Government on Project 100, a bid to place one hundred local job seekers into employment across the month of April. The bold campaign will focus attention on high levels of unemployed young...

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  • My submission to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources inquiry into water use efficiency in Australian agriculture.

    SKMBT_C55417033113170   31 March 2017   The House Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources Mr Rick Wilson MP, Chairman PO Box 6021 Parliament House CANBERRA ACT 2600   By email agriculture.reps@aph.gov.au   Dear Committee Thank you for the opportunity to provide a submission to your inquiry into water...

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  • A tipping point with the Murray Darling Basin Plan

    As members and senators know, now more than ever, my electorate of Farrer is the home of irrigated agriculture. Murray Irrigation, Murrumbidgee Irrigation, Coleambally Irrigation and Western Murray Irrigation are the main districts, but there are many smaller schemes such as West Corurgan, Moira and Hay private irrigation districts...

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