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  • Farrer receives $15m in local government grants

    Local government and towns across Farrer are now receiving their third quarterly payment through the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme. Local MP Sussan Ley said “the Commonwealth is providing $575 million to local councils nationwide this week, including over $15m across Farrer”. “The Government is committed to supporting...

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  • International cricket community arrives in Australia

    The Minister for Sport Sussan Ley today welcomed the international cricket community to Australia for the 2015 ICC World Cup. The tournament, which begins today, will be held across 14 venues in Australia and New Zealand. Ms Ley said over one million spectators were expected to pass through the...

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  • $13m road projects funding boost in Farrer

    The Australian Government today announced major infrastructure funding for Farrer, providing a significant boost to road safety and heavy vehicle access across the electorate. Local MP, Sussan Ley, confirmed the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme will provide $12.8m towards the following projects. • $7m – Albury...

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  • Leading medical researcher to head the NHMRC

    Distinguished medical researcher, Professor Anne Kelso AO, has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, said Professor Kelso would take up her new position with the NHMRC in April. “Professor Kelso’s distinguished career in...

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  • Balranald wins ANZAC Centenary grant

    Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, today announced funding of almost *$14,000 for the Balranald community to commemorate the service and sacrifice of Australians during the First World War. The ANZAC Centenary grant will be used by the Balranald RSL to establish a special ‘Wall of Remembrance’ with a complete...

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