New Projects to Protect Mallee Native Species

Black cockatoos, Murray hardyhead and the Black-eared Miner are set to benefit from $724,547 in funding for four projects in Mallee thanks to the Morrison-Joyce Government’s Threatened Species Strategy Action Plan. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said the Coalition’s Threatened Species Strategy Action Plan delivers practical action on the ground to protect more than 60…

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Labor chooses to exploit agriculture workers

The Labor Party have done the work of their political masters, the AWU, effectively ripping money out of the pockets of foreign agriculture workers. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said Labor refused to allow passage of a bill that reduced the tax rate from 32.5 percent to 15 percent for those participating in the Australian…

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It’s now a simple Yes or No Answer

The Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud has welcomed the formal agreement with Vietnam as the first country to participate in the Agricultural Visa won by the Nationals. Minister Littleproud said the Nationals not only secured better market access with the UK in the free trade agreement last year, but also secured the…

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Funding Available For Airport Upgrades Across Mallee

Regional airports or aerodromes across Mallee can now apply for their share of $29 million available to support vital safety and accessibility upgrades. Applications are now open for Round 3 of the Regional Airports Program (RAP). Grants of between $20,000 and $5 million are available to cover up to 50 per cent of eligible project…

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Mallee gets major funding boost for NBN fixed wireless services

The electorate of Mallee will have access to a significantly more capable NBN network following a $480 million investment by the Coalition Government in the 2022-23 Federal Budget. Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, said the investment in the NBN was a welcome decision by the Liberal National Government.“In Mallee, 35,831 premises are set to…

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Tax Changes for Farmers to Bolster Land Stewardship

As part of our plan for a stronger future, the Coalition Government will apply concessional tax treatment to primary producers that generate revenue from the sale of Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) and biodiversity certificates. This will encourage carbon abatement activities and help Australia deliver on its net zero emissions target by 2050. These changes…

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Funding to light up the arts in Mallee

Fairfax Youth Initiative will share in $251,114 under the seventh batch of grants from the Morrison/Joyce Government’s $200 million Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund, which has created more than 200,000 jobs across Australia since 2020. Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said the funding will provide critical support for local arts organisation,…

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