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New push to expand recycling in regional and remote Australia

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...

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$2.9m grant to grow pork industry welfare standard

$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...

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Government commits $3m for Barmah Choke Feasibility Study

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...

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

$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...

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$2.8m to Farrer part of record new aged care funding

$2.8m to Farrer part of record new aged care funding

Local MP Sussan Ley has announced $2.84m across five different facilities in Farrer as part of the single largest investment in residential aged care infrastructure in Australia’s history. The latest Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) allocates capital work funding to...

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New Hillston radar switched on

New Hillston radar switched on

A new weather radar located near Hillston is now operational, bringing more reliable and up-to-date weather information to farmers, emergency services and the wider communities of western NSW. The new radar will provide improved coverage across the Riverina and...

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An extra $1m to boost local childcare services

An extra $1m to boost local childcare services

Local MP Sussan Ley today announced new financial support for seven local childcare providers located across the Farrer electorate. According to Ms Ley the Morrison Government’s Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) is designed to improve access to care and increase...

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Making healthier rivers across Farrer

Making healthier rivers across Farrer

Communities across Farrer have jumped on board the Australian Government’s Murray Darling Healthy Rivers Program. Announcing eight successful applicants in Farrer* local MP Sussan Ley welcomed the program as a win for river communities throughout the electorate. “Each...

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New mobile coverage to help community of Carabost

New mobile coverage to help community of Carabost

One of the South West Slopes most isolated communities is set to gain new phone coverage though the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP). Farrer MP Sussan Ley has announced funding for a ‘small cell’ Telstra mobile phone tower* at Carabost, a...

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