World Class Grampians Peaks Trail Opens

  Visitors and locals alike will now be able to enjoy the magnificent natural and cultural environment of the heritage-listed Grampians National Park thanks to funding from the Coalition Government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund. Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan said he was delighted to launch the 160 km world-class hiking trail Grampians Peak…

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Pause and Reflect this Remembrance Day

  Residents of Mallee are encouraged to observe a minute’s silence this Remembrance Day, to reflect on the service and sacrifice of all those Australians who have suffered and died in times of war. Member for Mallee, Anne Webster said it was important to continue the tradition of pausing at the 11th hour on the…

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Funding Boost to Support Local Veterans

Veterans groups in Mallee will receive an additional $18,000 from the Australian Government to further support local veterans and their families. Swan Hill & District Veterans Information Centre is set to receive $11,531 and Wimmera Veterans Centre will receive $6,892 in funding support. They are among 127 ex-service organisations (ESOs) sharing in $4.35 million through…

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Fully vaxxed Aussies are set for overseas travel

  From this Monday, vaccinated travellers will no longer require an exemption to depart Australia. With millions of Australians now fully vaccinated, and more joining them each and every day, the Morrison Joyce Government can safely welcome fully vaccinated Australian citizens and permanent residents across Australia’s international border in increasing numbers. Australia is taking its…

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The Nationals Party Moves Forward of Net Zero 2050

The Nationals have agreed in principle to support a target of net zero emissions by 2050. Deputy Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce said that the decision was made after careful deliberation and achieving a range of support, protections and safeguards. “The support for a Net Zero 2050 emissions goal is conditional on Cabinet endorsing the commitments…

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New Payment to help women escape violent relationships

The Morrison Joyce Government have announced new financial assistance available to women leaving a violent relationship access to a one-off payment of up to $5,000 to help them establish a life free of violence. Under the two-year Escaping Violence Payment trial women will receive financial assistance of up to $1,500 in cash with the remainder…

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Stewardship Pilot to pay for biodiversity outcomes

  Pilot to reward farmers for improving their native vegetation closes on 27 October 2021. Six regions can participate in the pilot with the intent to roll out to other regions in the future   Applications for farmers to participate in the Australian Government’s $22.3 million Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot are closing soon on 27…

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Ag Visa talks with Indonesia a good sign

  Talks with Indonesia to become a participating country in the Australian Agricultural Worker Visa have begun positively On Thursday, Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said this is a major step forward to relieve the workforce pressures that Australian farmers and our agricultural industries are currently facing. “As one of our closest…

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Live music set to be reignited in Mildura

  The Morrison Government is supporting the return of live music, providing more than $2.5 million in industry funding, as part of round three of the Live Music Australia program. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said the program will bring more original live Australian music to…

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