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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Nominate a local achiever for an Australian Training Award

Nominations for Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) champions are now open, with the 2022 Australian Training Awards set to take place in Adelaide on 18 November 2022. This year’s awards will celebrate 16 recipients, including four Australian Government categories, 11 State and Territory categories and the Outstanding Achievement in the VET and Skills Sector…

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More Funding To Strengthen Our Communities

The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to back regional Australia, providing more funding to help Mallee recover and grow on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are now open for the new Rebuilding Regional Communities Program, giving local businesses and community groups a chance to share in $5.7 million. Grants are available…

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