JOYCE SUPPORTS BOOST FOR INDIGENOUS HEALTH IN TAMWORTH

BARNABY JOYCE MP DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE AND WATER RESOURCES FEDERAL MEMBER FOR NEW ENGLAND The Deputy Prime Minister and Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has congratulated the University of Newcastle’s Tamworth-based Gomeroi Gaaynggal Programme on recently receiving a grant of $1.5 million. Mr Joyce said the Gomeroi Gaaynggal Programme is a…

$5 MILLION TO FIX LOCAL ROADS IN MCMILLAN

The Hon. Darren Chester MP Minister for Transport Russell Broadbent MP Member for McMillan $5 million of local road upgrades will be carried out in the Latrobe Valley by a Turnbull/Joyce Coalition Government. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Federal Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent announced the funding today which will see 12…

PET Scanner for the Northern Territory

A re-elected Turnbull Government will fully fund a PET scanner for the people of the Northern Territory, increasing cancer treatments and keeping patients close to their families and support. This $15 million commitment includes both a scanner and cyclonic machine, making an enormous difference to the lives of many people across the NT. A positron…

New traffic link to ease congestion in Darwin CBD

A re-elected Turnbull Government will ease congestion and improve access to the Darwin CBD by investing in the Barneson Boulevard project. Barneson Boulevard will provide a new 750 metre link from Tiger Brennan Drive to the Darwin CBD and new signalised intersections at Cavanagh Street, McMinn Street and Tiger Brennan Drive. The project will also…

JOYCE WELCOMES BACKPACKER TAX REVIEW

The Turnbull-Joyce Government has listened to industry concerns about possible labour shortages resulting from the 1 July 2016 application of the non-permanent resident tax rate to backpackers, and has agreed to review the tax, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce said today. Mr Joyce said the review will form…

Mental Health Gateway to save lives

The Hon. Sussan Ley MP Minister for Health   A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will continue delivering on our promise to develop a digital mental health gateway that will ensure Australians get the right help at the right time in a bid to stop people falling through the cracks and save lives. Reports that some…

The Coalition’s Plan for Continuous Glucose Monitoring

The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP Prime Minister The Hon. Sussan Ley MP Minister for Health A re-elected Coalition Government will invest $54 million subsidising continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology for children and young adults under 21 years old facing extra challenges managing their Type 1 diabetes. Our commitment is estimated to benefit as many as…

MAJOR UPGRADE FOR CAMPBELLTOWN RUGBY LEAGUE FACILITIES

SENATOR THE HON. FIONA NASH MINISTER FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, RURAL HEALTH RUSSELL MATHESON MP MEMBER FOR MACARTHUR Future Rugby League stars will benefit from the Turnbull Government’s investment to upgrade facilities at the Fullwood Reserve Campbelltown City Rugby League Club, which was officially opened today. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash said the…

SLASHING INTEREST PAYMENTS ON FARM LOANS

THE HON. BARNABY JOYCE MP DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE AND WATER RESOURCES Farmers and farming families across Australia will be able to pay off their farm business loans quicker thanks to Coalition Government reforms to strengthen Farm Management Deposits. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce welcomed an…