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Labor and the ACTU Playing Politics Not Policy on Youth Unemployment

28 May 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has strongly criticised the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) for playing politics rather than making sensible contributions to address youth unemployment.   The ACTU draft “policy” document released following their recent ...

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Game changing day for small businesses in the New England Electorate

28 May 2015

28 May 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Government’s 2015 Budget is a historic, unprecedented and a ‘game changer’ for the hard working women and men of the New England Electorate.   “Our Growing Jobs and Small Business packa...

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Barnaby Joyce welcomes Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme reform

28 May 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Access and Sustainability Package of reforms following months of constructive consultations and robust negotiations across the entire pharmaceutical supply chain, including consumer...

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Youth Allowance changes to New England Electorate families better support

26 May 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Abbott Coalition Government will introduce more generous means testing arrangements for youth payments from 1 January 2016 to give New England Electorate families better opportunities to support their children from school to further study. &n...

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Eight New England Electorate towns to receive boost to attract GPs

25 May 2015

25 May 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said eight towns in the New England Electorate will be among the 450 rural and regional towns that will receive greater incentives to attract GPs from July 1.   Under changes announced by Assistant Minister for Health ...

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Funding for sporting schools in the New England Electorate now open

25 May 2015

25 May 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said sporting opportunities for children were set to expand now that local New England Electorate primary schools could apply for funding through the Abbott Government’s $100 million Sporting Schools programme.   ...

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Roads to Recovery funding flows in the New England Electorate

21 May 2015

21 May 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said roads and streets will get a much-needed boost when the Australian Government’s latest instalment of Roads to Recovery payment hits council coffers.   Mr Joyce said the Australian Government is paying over $...

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Grants to tell the stories and conserve places that define the New England Electorate

21 May 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Grafton Ngerrie Local Aboriginal Land Council [GNLALC] will benefit from a grant of $10,890 with the announcement of successful projects under the Australian Government’s Community Heritage and Icons Grants Programme.   Mr Joyce...

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University of New England to benefit from NCRIS funding, says Joyce

19 May 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said research efforts at the University of New England are set to receive a boost following the release of programme guidelines for the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).   In particular, the UNE will share in the...

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New England Electorate students set for agriculture learning boost

19 May 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said school students of all ages in the New England Electorate will now be able to learn more about Australia’s important agricultural sector with help from a new range of online resources.     Mr Joyce said the Minister for Educati...

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