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  • New chapter in Murray Darling Basin Plan centres on communities

    The Coalition Government is investing $234.2 million to put communities at the centre of the Murray–Darling Basin Plan by focusing on the jobs and economic activity the Plan can generate in regional areas. Last week Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, launched the Murray–Darling Communities Investment...

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  • Sep 04 – National Cabinet update

    The National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response, the Victorian outbreak, easing restrictions, helping Australians prepare to go back to work in a COVID-safe environment, border restrictions and getting the economy moving again. The Acting Chief Medical Officer, Paul Kelly, provided an update on the measures underway,...

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  • Support for Covid-hit Agricultural Shows and Field Days

    Farrer MP Sussan Ley has welcomed new federal funding of $2.7 million for agricultural field days to ensure they can continue to showcase innovation and support regional communities after the pandemic. Ms Ley said the funding can potentially cover some of the losses incurred by the Henty Machinery Field...

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  • Aug 21 – National Cabinet update

    The National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s economic recovery, Australia’s COVID-19 health and aged care responses and the Victorian outbreak. The Acting Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly, provided an update on the measures underway, the latest data and health advice in relation to COVID-19. There have been...

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  • Farrer communities receive $2.4 million from Basin grants program

    Eight rural communities in the Farrer electorate will share in more than $2.4 million in economic development grants to diversify economies, create jobs and build stronger communities. Federal MP for Farrer Sussan Ley and Minister for Water Keith Pitt congratulated recipients on the wide-ranging projects, which are part of...

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