• My call to action to every Australian is to buy Australian rice!

    Ms LEY (Farrer) (13:41): Almost all of the rice in Australia is grown in my electorate of Farrer. The majority of this is onsold to Ricegrowers Ltd—better known by its main brand, SunRice, one of the world’s largest rice food companies. From their main production base at Leeton, up...

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  • Upgraded Culcairn Early Childhood Centre opens doors

    Parents and children are set to reap the rewards of the upgraded Culcairn Early Childhood Centre, with the community gathering today to mark the occasion in the Riverina region. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash said the $107,838 upgrade has increased the learning area spaces available so more to...

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  • Child care cost relief on the way for Farrer families

    Local MP Sussan Ley today welcomed the biggest reforms to child care and early learning in 40 years, which will see over 6,500 families across Farrer benefit from cost relief and more early learning opportunities. The Jobs for Families legislation which passed the Senate this week is designed to...

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  • Release of Department of Finance Report (travel entitlements)

    During an Address In Reply speech to Parliament today I was able to update colleagues on issues vital to the electorate of Farrer – it also allowed me the first opportunity to release an independent Department of Finance report into my Ministerial travel over three and half years. Part of that speech...

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  • Ley welcomes MDBA move into the region

    Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has welcomed a decision by the Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) to increase its regional presence and links with Basin communities, with plans revealed to open offices in Albury-Wodonga, Toowoomba (QLD) and Adelaide (SA). The MDBA Chief Executive Phillip Glyde today announced that within the next two...

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