Dairy Code of Conduct

Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said that by 1 January 2020 the Australian dairy industry will have a mandatory code of conduct, ahead of the timetable taken to the election. The mandatory code will improve the contractual arrangements between dairy farmers and dairy processors. “As the local member for Mallee, I understand the need for…

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Life-changing medicines listings to save cystic fibrosis patients up to $250,000 a year

The Morrison – McCormack Government will provide immediate access to life-changing medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to help support people with cystic fibrosis, saving them and their families up to $250,000 per year. From 1 December 2019, the life-changing cystic fibrosis medicine Symdeko® will be listed on the PBS for patients with cystic…

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Regional airports program takes off

Regional Airport owners and operators will soon be able to apply for a share in $100 million of funding for safety upgrades as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s new Regional Airports Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the guidelines are now available, giving…

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Funding boost to support veteran community

MORE than $875,000 of funding will be delivered to 68 projects across Australia under the Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG) and Men’s Health Peer Education (MHPE) programs. Federal Member for Mallee, Dr Anne Webster said this funding allows local community organisations to support veterans and their families. “The V&CG and MHPE programs help organisations deliver…

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