Barnaby Joyce

New bridge proposed for Middlebrook Road under Bridges Renewal Programme

27 Sep 2016

The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed a coalition Government $1.164 million grant for the replacement of the single lane Middlebrook Bridge near Scone.   The total cost of replacing the timber bridge with a two-lane concrete structure will be $2....

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90 minutes to be cut from Merriwa to Willow Tree trip

27 Sep 2016

The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said the Coalition Government is making sure heavy vehicles have safer and more efficient journeys through the Liverpool Plains with its investment of $5.4 million in an upgrade of the Merriwa to Willow Tree Road.   Minis...

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Improving literacy in New England Electorate schools

21 Sep 2016

20 September 2016   The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said schools across the New England Electorate can now apply for grants from the Coalition Government to deliver digital literacy programs to students in engaging and innovative ways.   Mr J...

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Citizenship tests now available in the New England Electorate

21 Sep 2016

The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce said migrants living in remote and regional communities across Australia will now be able to take their citizenship test in their local area, rather than travelling to the city.   The Department of Human Services and the ...

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$560,000 boost to financial counselling for farmers in New South Wales

20 Sep 2016

19 September 2016   Three providers to receive a $560,000 funding injection to support people across Northern, Central and Southern NSW $66.7 million to be provided to the 12 RFCS providers over the four years to 2019–20 free financial counselling to farmers, fishers and smal...

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Tackling pests and weeds in the drought-affected areas of New South Wales

20 Sep 2016

$500,000 for drought affected areas in regional NSW to combat pest animals and weeds Funding will build on $15 million of projects nation-wide Commonwealth to work with State Government to identify and target projects   The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce sa...

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$6m Federal funding for Goldwind’s White Rock Solar Farm at Glen Innes

16 Sep 2016

$6 million for White Rock Solar Farm; Expected to generate 46,000 megawatt hours of electricity in the first year of operation; Development is a pioneering hybrid solar/wind renewable generation energy facility.   The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce h...

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More than $67,000 in Landcare grants for the New England Electorate

16 Sep 2016

11 projects in New England Electorate worth more than $67,000. Relating to sustainability, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity projects. All projects will be completed by May next year.   The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce has welcomed more than $...

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“WHO IS WE? THE INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS USURPED BY A COLLECTIVE ‘CONSCIENCE”

09 Sep 2016

The Annual Earle Page College Politics Lecture, University of New England,Armidale   The Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, Acting Prime Minister, Leader of The Nationals & Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources   Ladies and gentleman, It is a great honour to be here tonight; and to be ...

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