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Federal Budget 2021

Federal Budget 2021

Today I had the honour of delivering our government's Women’s budget statement for 2021-22. You can view my full speech to the House of Representatives here. And for details on all of this week's budget measures go to budget.gov.au BUDGET DELIVERING FOR AUSTRALIAN...

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Albury-Wodonga Regional Deal on track to deliver

Albury-Wodonga Regional Deal on track to deliver

While deal partners are working together on finalising the  Albury-Wodonga Regional Deal, an investment of $911,000 is being provided to help deliver the border's 'tracks and trails' project. This project involves the development of cultural tracks and trails along...

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Extra support for students to study in regional Australia

Extra support for students to study in regional Australia

More students will be encouraged to study in regional Australia, with the third round of our government’s popular Destination Australia scholarship program officially open. Regional universities and vocational education providers can now apply to offer scholarships at...

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Commemorating ANZAC Day 2021

Commemorating ANZAC Day 2021

Ahead of joining services at Griffith and Rankins Springs this Sunday, Farrer MP Sussan Ley is encouraging local residents to commemorate ANZAC Day in 2021. “This is the most sacred day of commemoration on the Australian calendar and a time for us to remember the...

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On-farm emergency water infrastructure rebate extended

On-farm emergency water infrastructure rebate extended

Farrer’s farmers impacted by drought will be given another 12 months to apply for funding from the Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme (EWIRS) to help make their properties more drought resilient. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith...

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Giving Farrer community and sporting groups the power to save

Giving Farrer community and sporting groups the power to save

Community and non-profit groups across Farrer are set to be supported by a new Federal Government program to help lower energy costs. According to local MP Sussan Ley the Powering Communities Program will fund up to a dozen individual projects in Farrer with grants of...

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09 April – National Cabinet update

09 April – National Cabinet update

The National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response and the Australian COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy. National Cabinet continues to work together to address issues and find solutions to the health and economic consequences of COVID-19. The Chief...

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Three-way government deal to get moving on our roads

Three-way government deal to get moving on our roads

The Federal, NSW and local governments across Farrer have fast tracked agreements to get $16 million in priority roadworks underway in coming months. Federal MP Sussan Ley says under the ‘Fixing Local Roads’ grant-based program, councils can apply for funding to...

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