• New support for Indigenous families (Deniliquin)

    Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre Aboriginal Corporation will be able to provide additional support services in Deniliquin with a focus on addressing domestic violence and contact with the criminal justice system, thanks to a grant of more than $490,000 from the Coalition Government. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said...

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  • Seasonal work incentives offer fresh approach for Farrer

    The Australian Government’s new Seasonal Work Incentives Trial offers a range of incentives for the unemployed to undertake seasonal horticultural work, helping gain experience and improve skills. Local MP Sussan Ley said the trial will support people looking for work and businesses keen to give those workers ‘a start’....

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  • Griffith’s Bagtown roundabout opens to traffic

    The new Bagtown roundabout is open to traffic after almost six months of extensive works, creating a safer, more efficient traffic solution to address the five approaches merging at the intersection. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the $1.85 million project was delivered on time and...

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  • Sky Muster boost to over 9000 homes and businesses

    Local MP Sussan Ley has welcomed plans by nbn to expand data limits and peak download speeds through the Sky Muster satellite. nbn today announced plans to double the maximum monthly wholesale data limits and increase average peak download plans by up to 50 per cent through its satellite...

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  • New indigenous funding support in the Far West

    Mallee Family Care will be able to provide additional case management services in Dareton and Wentworth, to support Indigenous families experiencing family violence, thanks to a $345,261 grant from the Coalition Government. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said that Mallee Family Care would receive funding to provide case...

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