• Further $15m in local government grants allocated in Farrer

    Local government and towns across Farrer are now receiving their fourth quarterly payment through the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme. Farrer MP Sussan Ley said “just over $15m is being provided which councils are free to spend on local priorities such as infrastructure, health, recreation, environment, employment or...

    Read more
  • Budget 2015

    Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has welcomed the 2015 Budget as a blue-print for the Government’s long-term plan to build a stronger, safer and prosperous future for our region. Ms Ley said she was delighted to see a number of new national budget measures directly important to the future...

    Read more
  • $1.3 billion to list life-saving medicines

    The Abbott Government will invest $1.3 billion listing new medicines and vaccines that will save lives and help thousands of Australians manage debilitating conditions in its 2015-16 Budget. Minister for Health Sussan Ley announced Tuesday’s Budget would list new drugs to help Australians beat melanoma, breast cancer and blindness...

    Read more
  • Work for the Dole open for business in Farrer

    Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, today encouraged local not-for-profit organisations, charity, community and sporting groups, councils or state government agencies to identify and register activities or projects for Work for the Dole participants. From 01 July 2015 Work for the Dole will be rolled out nationally as part of...

    Read more
  • Putting Farrer seniors in the digital age

    The Abbott Government is investing $1.3 million to assist older Australians continue building their digital skills via the Broadband for Seniors programme. Under the programme, local seniors across Farrer continue to have free access to computers and internet training, to ensure everyone can keep up in the digital age....

    Read more