Barnaby Joyce

$5,000 grants available to support volunteers in the New England Electorate

29 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has encouraged community organisations in the New England Electorate to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 to assist the work of their volunteers.   Mr Joyce said the funding is being provided under a $20 million Volunteer Grant funding round, ...

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New England Regional Art Museum receives $8,660 through Community Heritage Grants

29 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said a grant of $8,660 delivered through the Community Heritage Grants programme, would allow the New England Regional Art Museum [NERAM] to undertake important archiving and storage of prints from the Howard Hinton, Chandler Coventry and NERAM collectio...

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Assistance available for New England Electorate farmers in drought

27 Oct 2015

27 October 2015 Joint media release from Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce and Senator for New South Wales, John Williams.       WITH drought conditions extending in parts of New South Wales, Australian Minister for...

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Saving lives in the New England Electorate’s rivers and waterways

26 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the launch of a new water safety campaign, which aims to reduce the number of drowning deaths occurring in Australian rivers.   Mr Joyce said the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia’s (RLSSA) ‘Respect the River &nda...

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Applications closing shortly for Nanny Pilot Programme in the New England Electorate

26 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said families in the New England Electorate only have a few days left to apply to participate in the Australian Government’s new Nanny Pilot Programme.   Mr Joyce said the pilot will greatly benefit families who struggle to access child ...

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Draft AEC boundaries proposal to provide slight changes to the New England Electorate

16 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the Australian Electoral Commissions draft proposal of an expanded New England Electorate with the Gwydir Local Government Area injecting 3,805 electors and the Upper Hunter LGA with 9,805 electors.   “I’m extremely happy ...

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Fast broadband in sight for the New England Electorate

16 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the announcement of the Coalition Government’s accelerated three-year rollout plan with the news that superfast broadband is coming to almost 39,000 homes and businesses in the Electorate.   Mr Joyce said more than 19,100 re...

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French medallion on its way back to France from Inverell, says Barnaby Joyce

08 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce will host a small but poignant ceremony in Canberra on Tuesday [13 October] where a medallion found on the World War One battlefields of France will begin its journey home.   Mr Joyce was first approached by the Inverell RSL Sub-Branch during ...

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Work experience to help job seekers into work in the New England Electorate

07 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed a new National Work Experience Programme that will help job seekers gain valuable experience in workplaces around the country.   Launched earlier this week by the Minister for Employment, Senator Michaelia Cash, the programme aims...

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Nanny Pilot Programme, applications open for families in the New England Electorate

06 Oct 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said families in the New England electorate have until 30 October to apply for the Australian Government’s new Nanny Pilot Programme, which will provide subsidised care for about 10,000 children around Australia over the next two years.   ...

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