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New $15m pipe plant at Tocumwal to save water across Basin

New $15m pipe plant at Tocumwal to save water across Basin

Farrer MP Sussan Ley has announced a $1,000,000 Federal Government grant to help develop plans for Australia’s first Recycled High-Density Polyethylene Pipe Plant at Tocumwal Airport. The funding, delivered under round two of the Government’s Manufacturing...

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Super-fast digital connectivity announced for Farrer

Super-fast digital connectivity announced for Farrer

Farrer MP Sussan Ley has announced $2.28m in agreements to super charge future telecommunication options for communities in the Leeton, Narrandera and Carrathool council regions. Under the Federal Government’s Regional Connectivity Program (RCP), the project will add...

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National Press Club address – 16 June

National Press Club address – 16 June

May I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet and indeed across Australia where this broadcast is being heard. For thousands of years they have been the custodians of our landscape, managing deserts, rivers, mountains and forests from a place...

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CUTTING ENERGY COSTS FOR HOTELS IN FARRER

CUTTING ENERGY COSTS FOR HOTELS IN FARRER

Small and medium hotels across Farrer are receiving support from the Morrison Government to cut their energy costs so they can invest in their business, employ more Australians and get ahead. Through the $10.2 million Hotel Energy Uplift Program hotels have received...

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New $2.8m rebuild of Culcairn’s St Joseph’s Primary School

New $2.8m rebuild of Culcairn’s St Joseph’s Primary School

Member for Farrer Sussan Ley joined students and staff today at St Joseph’s Primary School in Culcairn to help open the school’s rebuild of new general learning areas and an administration block. The Coalition provided $875,139 towards the project through the Capital...

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Economic boost for Basin communities in Farrer

Economic boost for Basin communities in Farrer

Murray-Darling Basin communities in Farrer are set to benefit from more than $6.3 million in grants under the third round of the Coalition Government’s Economic Development Program (EDP). Minster for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt joined with local...

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Federal move to cut red tape for border regions

Federal move to cut red tape for border regions

Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Ben Morton, met local business leaders and Border Commissioners in Albury-Wodonga today to hear about red tape impacting our border communities. Mr Morton listened to the issues with the Border Commissioner from...

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Ettamogah Rail Hub siding official opens

Ettamogah Rail Hub siding official opens

A $12.2 million upgrade of a rail siding at the Ettamogah Rail Hub near Albury is now complete, providing significantly increased efficiency for freight and passenger rail services and capacity to meet growing transport demands. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for...

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Local Men’s Sheds receive a funding boost

Local Men’s Sheds receive a funding boost

Farrer MP Sussan Ley has welcomed the latest round of funding support for Men’s Sheds in her electorate as part of the National Shed Development Program*. “This funding will provide our sheds with a wide range of needs, from items like ear plugs for hearing protection...

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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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