• Delivered: tax relief for Farrer

    Around 28,000 low and middle income earners in Farrer will receive a tax break after the Coalition Government delivered on its promise to build a better tax system. Legislation passed both houses of Parliament this week, paving the way for the Australian Tax Office (ATO) to begin applying it...

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  • Lower electricity bills on way for Farrer

    From today, many Farrer households and businesses will receive a fairer and cheaper deal on their electricity bill thanks to the Morrison Government. The change is among a number of policies implemented by our government taking effect from 01 July. From this month, electricity prices will be capped for nearly 800,000 customers...

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  • Need for clear environmental protection rules

    The release of the Craik report today highlights the importance of strong environmental protection that Australians can understand, navigate and support. Dr Wendy Craik examined the interaction between the agricultural sector and the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and her report identifies genuine support for...

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  • Threatened Species update: Leadbeater’s possum

    Today I am taking decisive and informed action in relation to our country’s threatened plants and animals. While there are a range of views, I have listened carefully to advice from Australia’s Threatened Species Scientific Committee and those who make their living from the land, and decided that the...

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  • Farrer food on show in October

    It is my pleasure to invite local growers across Farrer to participate in a wonderful annual showcase of our region’s produce. To be staged in Canberra on 16th October, the Farrer Food Fair is a chance for us to show off what we do best in agriculture – food,...

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