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Federal cash injection to boost economic-lifestyle projects in Farrer

Over $5m in funding has been announced for the electorate of Farrer* from the latest round of the Federal Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Announcing the grants today (Friday), local MP Sussan Ley said project funding ranged from a...

Subsidised rapid COVID tests could help keep NSW/Vic border open

Member for Farrer Sussan Ley believes low-cost Rapid Antigen Testing (R.A.T.) should be the tool used by Victoria and NSW to end any future border closures and complex travel restrictions between the two states. Welcoming news the TGA is set to approve tests for home...

New push to expand recycling in regional and remote Australia

The Morrison Government has announced $7 million for recycling in regional and remote Australia as it continues to create jobs and help our environment by turbocharging Australia’s waste and recycling industry. Minister for the Environment, Sussan Ley, said the...

$2.9m grant to grow pork industry welfare standard

Farrer MP Sussan Ley today announced funding of $2.89m for Australia’s largest pork producer, to dramatically help them in improving future animal welfare practices across the industry. According to Ms Ley the federal grant will help Sunpork Pty Ltd work towards...

Government commits $3m for Barmah Choke Feasibility Study

Farrer MP Sussan Ley has welcomed a $3m commitment from the Federal Government to fully fund a feasibility study into ways to take pressure off the Barmah Choke, to support future system capacity and reduce the risk of shortfalls in water delivery. Ms Ley said the...

$17m in safety work starts on Burley Griffin & Irrigation Ways

Safety barriers are being rolled out along Burley Griffin Way and Irrigation Way to ensure motorists have a safer journey through the state’s south-west. Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley said the $17 million safety work was being funded through the Australian...