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‘Rapid Review’ of prevention of Domestic Violence

‘Rapid Review’ of prevention of Domestic Violence

The Prime Minister has announced the Government will conduct what he has called a ‘rapid review’ into best-practice domestic violence prevention approaches to ‘deliver a report to Government later this year’. While the Coalition supports a prevention approach to...

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Funding support for regional Australia goes missing…again.

Funding support for regional Australia goes missing…again.

The Labor Government had one chance to deliver for regional Australia last week and failed, not once, but twice. Two days after the Federal Budget wiped $2.1b from spending in rural areas the Albanese Government sneakily slipped through its ‘signature’ infrastructure...

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Budget in Reply – Opposition Leader

Budget in Reply – Opposition Leader

On 16 May, Federal Opposition Leader Peter Dutton delivered our Budget in Reply. Every credible economist has been scathing of Labor’s Budget announced earlier this week. That’s because Labor has us in an inflationary hole and is still digging. Australia’s inflation...

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Vic Govt must step up DV funding in budget

Vic Govt must step up DV funding in budget

Albury’s federal member of parliament has called on the Victorian Government to put more money into local front line domestic violence services. Farrer MP Sussan Ley says the Albury-Wodonga Women’s Centre for Health and Wellbeing helps women from both sides of the...

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Labor’s industry policies in disarray

Labor’s industry policies in disarray

The Prime Minister’s flagship $15 billion industry policy, the National Reconstruction Fund, is in disarray as the government fails to provide a coherent plan for Australian manufacturers facing increasing rates of insolvency. On Monday, it was reported that the CEO...

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ANZAC Day services in Farrer

ANZAC Day services in Farrer

ANZAC Day is Australia’s national day to remember all who have served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations on behalf of a proud nation. April 25 this year also marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day - you can link to my ANZAC day newsletter here...

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Get Vaxxed! Local flu cases already double on last year

Get Vaxxed! Local flu cases already double on last year

Farrer MP Sussan Ley is urging residents across the border region to roll up their sleeves and get vaccinated ahead of an earlier start to the 2024 flu season. The usual beginning of flu season is next month into June, but medical experts are warning of a growing...

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“MIA” Bill from a Missing in Action government

“MIA” Bill from a Missing in Action government

Labor’s pitch for a Future Made In Australia (MIA) Bill is full of spin and devoid of detail.  While hardworking families and small businesses are struggling with rising costs, the Albanese Labor Government is MIA – missing in action.  Whilst we await – and will...

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Parliament – Local government funding review

Parliament – Local government funding review

Ms LEY (Farrer—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (13:56): I rise on behalf of local councils in my electorate of Farrer. For well over a year now, my mayors and general managers have been patiently waiting for the promised increases in local government funding. And...

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