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  • Coalition to legislate on water buyback cap

    The Coalition Government today announced they will bring forward legislation to cap buybacks to 1500 gigalitres, as part of the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, as promised by the Prime Minister in November 2012. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt said a legislated cap would deliver another election...

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  • $2.68m to improve NSW natural disaster resilience

    Farrer MP Sussan Ley has welcomed the latest Commonwealth-State joint-funding announcement of $2.68 million in projects across New South Wales, to better protect communities from the threat of bushfire. Local projects in Farrer include: Munderoo Fire Tower – Greater Hume $32,000 Bullock Head Road – Murray $6,000 Dusty Trail...

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  • Labor must answer serious questions about Pharmacy Agreement

    Labor must answer serious questions about a lack of transparency, as well as maladministration, relating to the $15 billion Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement they signed and managed in Government. Minister for Health Sussan Ley said she was deeply concerned by the findings of the Australian National Audit Office report...

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  • $1.4 billion health boost for Indigenous communities

    Indigenous communities across Australia will benefit from a $1.4 billion investment in primary and preventable health care as part of the Abbott Government’s ongoing commitment to closing the gap. Minister for Health Sussan Ley and Assistant Minister for Health Senator Fiona Nash announced today 112 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health...

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  • $3.96m Roads to Recovery funding for Farrer

    Local councils in Farrer will today receive their latest share of the Australian Government’s $2.1b Roads to Recovery programme to assist with local road construction and maintenance. Federal MP, Sussan Ley noted close to $4million in local roads funding is in addition to the $15 million local governments across...

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