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Joyce says Trade Support Loans will support apprentices to complete training

16 Jul 2014

THE Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Abbott Coalition Government is building a stronger economy by supporting apprentices to successfully complete their qualification.   The legislation for Trade Support Loans has been passed by the Parliament, allowing loans of up to $20,00...

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Transition extended for Interim FHA recipients

15 Jul 2014

Farming families receiving the Interim Farm Household Allowance now have until 14 August 2014 to apply for the Australian Government’s income support measure to avoid being out-of-pocket.   Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, has extended the transition period for recipients of...

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Aged Care Fee Estimator launched says Joyce

15 Jul 2014

PEOPLE looking for aged care services in the New England Electorate will now have access to an online tool that will help them estimate their aged care costs.   “The Fee Estimator, available online or via phone, will allow people to enter their income and assets, and receive an esti...

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New states will ensure proper distribution of royalties to regions: Joyce

15 Jul 2014

Growing up in New England I was acutely aware of the 1967 referendum for a new state in Northern NSW. The referendum was loss by the tactical move to include Newcastle.   The opposition to the proposition knew Newcastle would never swallow being run from Armidale. But the question norther...

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Australia will be high and dry if we don't consider more dams

10 Jul 2014

OPINION By Barnaby Joyce   TODAY’S Northern Daily Leader’s front page story [High and Dry: Tamworth facing toughest water restrictions in seven years, Thursday, July 10, 2014] is yet another endorsement why Australia needs more dams.   It’s a dire warning: the...

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Joyce welcomes research focussing on type 1 juvenile diabetes

10 Jul 2014

FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has congratulated the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) on receiving funding from the Australian Government to fund important research into Type 1 juvenile diabetes.   He said the Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne MP, announce...

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Child Care Benefit increases for New England Electorate families

07 Jul 2014

FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the standard hourly rate of Child Care Benefit families in the electorate receives, will increase by the CPI this week as highlighted in the recent Federal Budget.   “This could see a lower income family, with one child in full-time ...

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Joyce welcomes ANZAC Centenary arts and culture fund public grants program

07 Jul 2014

FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $2 million Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund Public Grants Program.   Mr Joyce said the creative projects funded through this program will commemorate the Centenary of the...

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New England Electorate working towards rollout of 20 Million Trees says Joyce

07 Jul 2014

WORK towards the start of the 20 Million Trees Programme is continuing to progress and the Government is now seeking feedback from organisations who may wish to be involved in the rollout, the Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said today.   20 Million Trees will be implemented...

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Joyce praises program helping more young Australians into work

01 Jul 2014

From 1 July 2014, young job seekers in the New England will have access to new incentives and additional financial support to help them move from welfare to work, Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said today.   Mr Joyce said the government was targeting financial assistance to ...

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