Barnaby Joyce

CWA conference proves resilience of the organisation, says Barnaby

29 Oct 2013

Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has joined more than 50 CWA members at the 85th CWA Namoi Group Conference at Manilla.   The special guest speaker was World President Association Country Women of the World Ruth Shanks, who was voted into the position at the world conference in Ch...

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Barnaby joins students and families to celebrate Kellys Plains Public School Sesquicentenary

25 Oct 2013

Barnaby joins students and families to celebrate Kellys Plains Public School Sesquicentenary 25/10/2013 Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has joined families from across the region for the 150th year celebration of the Kellys Plains Public School on Friday. 

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Back to school for Barnaby

25 Oct 2013

Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has joined the formal procession at the latest University of New England Graduation Ceremony.   Adorned in the traditional academic robe of his Alma Mata, Mr Joyce watched on as more than 600 graduands took their place of honour alongside almost 90...

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Opinion Piece

22 Oct 2013

Today has been called the “D-Day” for fire-fighters and property owners battling the biggest fire crisis facing New South Wales in decades.   Whether or not you have loved ones or own property caught amongst the billowing smoke and wild fires tearing through our state, everyone in...

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Queensland Senate team to spearhead drought fact-finding tour

22 Oct 2013

Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has asked the man set to replace him in the Senate, Barry O’Sullivan, and Queensland Senator Ron Boswell to lead a fact-finding mission through drought impacted Queensland.   Having returned from his own tour through the dry conditions, Mr Joyc...

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Anzac Centenary commemorations across New England given significant boost

21 Oct 2013

Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the announced $25,000 increase in Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program (ACLGP) funding would ensure community-based commemoration was at the heart of the nation’s memorial activities.   The Federal Government has today announced an addit...

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Festival of Flight promotes high stakes for local aviation industry

17 Oct 2013

Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said Tamworth’s inaugural Festival of Flight at the weekend provided an important opportunity for public consultation on the state of the aviation industry across the region.   “The inaugural festival of flight will highlight the strong...

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Condolence from Minister following plane crash

17 Oct 2013

Natalie and I would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Gordon and Michael Creighton, who were believed to be among the six Australians killed in the plane crash in Southern Laos.   The Creightons have had a strong involvement in the Glen Innes Community and this loss will ...

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Immediate action being taken to reduce power shocks

16 Oct 2013

Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce said the Coalition is taking immediate action to reduce the rising costs of electricity across New England.   “This week Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the first item of parliamentary business would be to introduce legislation to abolis...

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Barnaby is flying high with extreme weekend challenge

15 Oct 2013

It is not every day voters can witness a politician freefalling towards the earth at 14,000 feet.   But in what could prove to be his riskiest post-election maneuver, Federal Member for New England Barnaby Joyce will confirm his extreme commitment to the Tamworth Festival of Flight by thrusti...

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