Barnaby Joyce

Bolivia Hill safety upgrades progress

30 Sep 2015

RESIDENTS are now invited to have their say on the Review of Environment Factors (REF) for the Bolivia Hill upgrade project on the New England Highway.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the proposed upgrade will include impr...

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Take time for Carers Week in the New England Electorate

23 Sep 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the role and importance of Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers, including those in the New England Electorate will be recognised during the week of 11 to 17 October.   National Carers’ Week is a timely and effective way to d...

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Music: Count Us In comes to the New England Electorate

23 Sep 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said more than 2,000 schools, nation-wide, are expected to sign up to sing ‘the song that stops the nation’ on Thursday, 29 October.   Mr Joyce said Music: Count Us In is an initiative of the Australian government and is the nation...

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Young people in the New England Electorate invited to enter in Young Endeavour ballot

22 Sep 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce is inviting young people within the Electorate to submit an entry in a ballot to take part in a challenging youth development voyage on the tall ship STS Young Endeavour.   “I am pleased to advise the ballot to select young Australians a...

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Windsor wrong on Tamworth flight school

11 Sep 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said Tony Windsor’s claims today that more could have been done to keep the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) flying school in Tamworth are simply wrong.   “The fact is that there was a fair and open tender process and that the gov...

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Daisy app now connects more women in the New England Electorate to support services

11 Sep 2015

11 September 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said  more women experiencing the impacts of sexual assault, domestic and family violence – including those in rural and remotes area of Australia, or where English is not their first language – can now fin...

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Two years of achievements in Australian agriculture

08 Sep 2015

8 September Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, has marked two years since the Coalition Government was elected to office to end Labor’s waste, chaos and mismanagement.   “It has been an absolute privilege to serve as part of a government that recognizes the true impor...

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Barnaby Joyce congratulates Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Award winners

08 Sep 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has congratulated the winners of the 2015 Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards, from schools right across Australia.   Mr Joyce who attended the recent national presentation ceremony in Gunnedah’s Civic Theatre said the Awards offered studen...

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Funding boost for Mens Sheds in the New England Electorate

07 Sep 2015

FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Men’s Shed organisations in the New England Electorate would benefit from the Abbott Government’s Father’s Day announcement to secure funding for the organisation until 2019.    Mr Joyce said Round 11 of the Nat...

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Initial decision disappointing, but there will be new opportunities for Tamworth, Joyce

07 Sep 2015

06 September 2015   FEDERAL Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said just like when a shop in the main street loses a tenant there is disappointment, but he said there will be new opportunities for the BAE training base in Tamworth.   Mr Joyce was commenting on the announceme...

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